Physical Therapy: A Physical Therapy Guide to the Repair & Rehabilitation of the Rotator Cuff

16.00
Online
Elective
About the Course

Learning Objectives


  • Illustrate the anatomic structures of the shoulder, the types of rotator cuff tears, as well as the basic procedures involved in a rotator cuff surgery.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the determinations used in the identification of a rotator cuff tear.
  • Outline and describe the steps in the surgical procedure to repair a rotator cuff injury, simplifying the description to precipitate understanding by your patient.
  • Discuss postoperative measures and tests necessary to perform an initial evaluation on a rotator cuff repair patient.
  • Summarize effective exercises and therapies in each phase of rehabilitation that will aid in the progression of healing and lead to the best outcomes for the rotator cuff repair patient. Describe warning signs to be aware of in the care of a postoperative rotator cuff repair patient.
  • Discuss the unique advantages of aquatic therapy and explain the process of choosing effective exercises that will facilitate healing.
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Physical Therapy: A Physical Therapy Guide to the Repair & Rehabilitation of the Rotator Cuff

16.00
About the Course

Learning Objectives


  • Illustrate the anatomic structures of the shoulder, the types of rotator cuff tears, as well as the basic procedures involved in a rotator cuff surgery.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the determinations used in the identification of a rotator cuff tear.
  • Outline and describe the steps in the surgical procedure to repair a rotator cuff injury, simplifying the description to precipitate understanding by your patient.
  • Discuss postoperative measures and tests necessary to perform an initial evaluation on a rotator cuff repair patient.
  • Summarize effective exercises and therapies in each phase of rehabilitation that will aid in the progression of healing and lead to the best outcomes for the rotator cuff repair patient. Describe warning signs to be aware of in the care of a postoperative rotator cuff repair patient.
  • Discuss the unique advantages of aquatic therapy and explain the process of choosing effective exercises that will facilitate healing.