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Advances in Management and Rehabilitation of Upper Extremity Injuries

Program Description

The New England Sports and Orthopedic Rehabilitation Summit 2016: Advances in Management and Rehabilitation of Upper Extremity Injuries is a one day conference targeting physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants, athletic trainers, nurses, chiropractors, and primary care physicians. The course will focus on a comprehensive evidence based approach to evaluation, management, and non-operative and post-operative rehabilitation of selected orthopedic disorders. This program will feature an integrated format combining lectures, open panel discussions, case studies, and hands-on laboratory-style breakout workshop sessions offering the opportunity to apply presented concepts.

Target Audience

Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, and Strength and Conditioning Professionals.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity participants should be able to:

  • Develop hands-on skills for evaluation and treatment of designated upper extremity musculoskeletal conditions
  • Integrate current evidence in non-operative and post-operative rehabilitation of specified upper extremity pathologies
  • Recognize factors influencing pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of various upper extremity conditions and dysfunction
  • Discuss influence of the kinetic chain and breathing patterns in upper extremity injury and rehabilitation

For more information, visit: BROWN Alpert Medical School