Advanced Shoulder Practice
for Health Professionals.

Mastering the Shoulder Advanced

Level II: Advanced Orthopedics

Course Summary

LEVEL II COURSES NOW POSTED FOR 2017. MTS 2014 OR LEVEL I REQUIRED TO ATTEND THIS COURSE. 

This two day shoulder course is for all physiotherapists and rehabilitation professionals seeking advanced practical skills in treating more complex shoulder disorders - those in the 'hard to treat' category. This course will have an emphasis on four key skills:

Additional time has been added to this course for extended Q&A periods, along with plenty of practical time to improve your understanding of the course material.

Level II Topics

Day I

Advanced Examination Skills
Shoulder Replacements - TSA & rTSA
Combining Special Tests
Dislocation Management

Day II

Advanced Practice
Calcific Tendinopathy
AC Joint Surgeries
Scapula Dyskinesias

Prerequisites

Completion of MTS Level I (2016 onwards) or the 2014 MTS course.

Who Should attend?

All Physiotherapists
Sports Physicians interested in Rehabilitation
Occupational Therapists
Athletic Therapists

Chiropractors
Osteopaths
Kinesiologists involved in Rehabilitation

Course Fees

Early Bird* Regular
$745 $895


*Early Bird pricing in effect until 30 days prior to the event.

Register for Level II

 

Full Course Outline

DAY I - Advanced Orthopedics for the Shoulder - Examination & Treatment
 

8:30 am Registration
9:00 am
Advanced Examination Skills
  • Cuff injuries and pathology
  • GH and clavicular instabilities
  • Scapula dyskinesias
  • Ideal imaging for various disorders
10:00 am Advanced Examination Skills - Practical
10:45 am Break
11:00 am
Shoulder Replacements - TSA & rTSA
  • Development, use and functional performance
  • Post surgical management
  • ActiveShoulder guidelines and limits
  • Surgeons vs Physiotherapists perspective
12:00 pm Q & A -  Shoulder Replacements
12:15 pm
Combining Special Tests 
  • Use of special tests to strengthen the diagnosis
  • Understanding combined special tests, accuracy and fundamentals
  • Using special tests to guide the rehabilitation process
1:00 pm Lunch Break
1:45 pm
Dislocation Management - assessment, treatment & controversies
  • Initial, recurrent and post surgical dislocations
  • Non-surgical vs Surgical options for dislocation
  • Approaches to treatment and management
  • ActiveShoulder exercise approaches
  • Return to sport guidelines and factors
  • Prevention strategies and bracing / taping
3:00 pm Q & A - Dislocation Managment
3:15 pm Break
3:30 pm
Dislocation Management - Practical
  • Preferred manual therapy options
  • Manual therapy cautions
  • ActiveShoulder exercise strategies
5:00 pm Finish

 

DAY II - Advanced Orthopedics for the Shoulder - Examination & Treatment
 

8:30 am Registration
9:00 am
Advanced Practice - Case Histories / Patient examination & treatment

A selection of cases and clinical pearls

10:00 am
Calcific Tendinopathy
  • Assessment and diagnostic findings
  • Correct use of imaging strategies
  • Lifecycle, evaluation and choice of treatment
  • ActiveShoulder treatments, multidisciplinary and ongoing management
  • Complex treatment considerations involving cuff injury or capsulitis
11:15 am Q & A - Calcific Tendinopathy
11:30 am
AC Joint Surgeries - surgical reconstructions, resections and more
  • Current surgical approaches to AC joint reconstruction
  • ActiveShoulder protocols and precautions
  • Classification and management of AC joint osteolysis, arthrosis and synovitis
12:30 pm Q & A - AC joint Surgeries 
12:45 pm Lunch Break
1:30 pm
Scapula Dyskinesias - primary & secondary dyskinesias
  • Classification and measurement of dyskinesias
  • Biomechanics review and pathology affecting the scapula
  • Accuracy and use of special tests for scapula movement
  • ActiveShoulder methods and treatment approach
3:00 pm Q & A - Scapula Dyskinesias
3:15 pm Break
3:30 pm
Scapula Dyskinesias - Practical
  • Preferred manual therapy options
  • ActiveShoulder exercise strategies
  • Simple to advanced exercise progressions
5:00 pm Evaluations / Finish

 

Level II Learning Outcomes

Advanced Examination Skills

Shoulder Replacements - TSA & rTSA

Combining Special Tests

Dislocation Management - assessment, treatment & controversies

Advanced Practice

Calcific Tendinopathy

AC Joint Surgeries

Scapula Dyskinesias

Upcoming Events 2017

Edmonton / Sherwood Park

Apr. 29-30
Mastering the Shoulder Level I

Ottawa

May. 27-28
Mastering the Shoulder Level I

Calgary

Jun. 10-11
Mastering the Shoulder Level I

Vancouver / Kelowna

Jun. 17-18
Mastering the Shoulder Level I

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