Shoulder, Arm, Hand — Review and Practicum Lab

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Mon, January 8, 2024, 9:00-6:00 Pacific Time, 1600 Broadway, Oakland CA
8 PDAs approved
CAB CEUs available on request received prior to 12-08-2024

Course Content

  • Practice, apply, re-inforce and expand upon physical examination and treatment techniques taught in the associated didactic module.
  • Labs focus on areas of particular technical difficulty, and provide an opportunity for presentation, demonstration treatment and discussion of challenging cases.
  • Note: Practicum/Review Labs are open only to participants who have completed the prior associated didactic module: Shoulder Girdle, Arm, Hand.

Shoulder Girdle:

  • AROM/PROM, joint-play/end feel testing and prolo-acupuncture for the acromio- and sterno-clavicular and glenohumeral joints
  • Muscle strength and length testing for the shoulder girdle
  • Manual and exercise therapies and taping for the shoulder girdle

Elbow joint review:

  • Joint play and end-feel testing
  • Ligamentous prolo-acupuncture for joint stabilization

Elbow and forearm muscle review: manual strength testing, trigger point needling, and gua sha therapy

  • Triceps brachii and anconeus
  • Biceps brachii and supinator
  • Pronators teres and quadratus
  • Brachioradialis
  • Forearm extensors and flexors

Wrist joint review:

  • AROM measurement
  • Joint-play/end feel testing: ulnar-carpal, radio-carpal, and distal radio-ulnar joints

Hand and finger joint review:

  • AROM measurement
  • Joint-play/end feel testing: carpo-metacarpal, metacarpo-phalangeal, and interphalangeal joints

Hand and finger strength testing review: dynanometer measurement

  • Grip strength
  • Pinch strength
  • Manual testing

Case presentation/treatment demonstration and discussion