Mastering the Shoulder Series
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Masterclasses - The Post Surgical Shoulder

Reconstructions, Repairs & Replacements

Masterclass Introduction

LIMITED AVAILABILITY  -  Don't miss this Masterclass!

The Post Surgical Shoulder offers a critical update for all physiotherapists and rehabilitation professionals involved in post surgical shoulder care. Surgical approaches for dislocations, cuff repairs and joint replacement have changed significantly in the past 5 years requiring new understandings for successful rehabilitation.

A clear understanding of the surgery balanced against ideal patient outcomes are essential in crafting a safe and effective post surgical program for your patient. Avoid post surgical complications, streamline your rehabilitation tasks and achieve best outcomes for your patient.

Masterclass Topics


University degree in rehabilitation or medicine

Who Should Attend?

All Physiotherapists
Sports Physicians 
Occupational Therapists
Athletic Therapists


Masterclass Fees

Early Bird* Regular
$445 CAD $525 CAD

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

Register for The Post Surgical Shoulder

Full Day Program

8:00 am Registration
8:30 am
Shoulder Instability and Reconstructions
  • Anterior Shoulder Instability - Key points of repair
  • Critical review of current surgical management
  • Post-op protocols - Bankart, Remplissage and Latarjet
  • Bone loss and bone grafting considerations for rehab
  • Recommended post operative protocols
  • Avoiding complications and troubleshooting rehabilitation
  • Return to sport considerations
9:40 am Break
10:00 am
Practical - Building Shoulder Stability
  • Taping & Bracing - when is it necessary and a look at current options?
  • Critical points in the rehabilitation program
  • High level conditioning and novel approaches
11:00 am Break
11:20 am
Rotator Cuff Repairs
  • Indications for surgical repair
  • Rotator cuff anatomy, rotator footprint and interval considerations
  • Post surgical protocols and recommendations
  • Current evidence and critical time points
12:30 pm Lunch Break
1:30 pm
Practical - Rotator Cuff Rehabilitation
  • Recommended rehabilitation program for various cuff tears
  • Current evidence for rehabilitation methods
  • Avoiding post surgical complications
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm
Shoulder replacements - TSA vs rTSA
  • A brief history of shoulder replacements
  • Key considerations and indications for both procedures
  • Expectations and current outcomes for shoulder replacements
  • Recommended protocols, complications and current guidelines
  • Return to sport for shoulder replacements
3:45 pm Break
4:00 pm
Case Study Discussions
  • Clinical pearls developed from key case studies
5:15 pm Course Feedback / Certificates
5:30 pm Finish

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