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Recognition & Treatment of Shoulder Injuries in the Overhead Athlete

Clinician: Kevin Wilk



Course Outline:
- Biomechanics of the Overhead Throw
- FMG Analysis of the Overhead Throw
- Comparison of Throws
- Common Pathologies Seen in Throws
- Clinical Examination of the Thrower
- Non-Operative Treatments
- Surgical Overview / Post Operative Treatments

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this seminar, participants should be able to:
1) Demonstrate an understanding of the biomechanics of the overhead throwing motion
2) Recognize the difference in joint stresses between the overhead throw, the underhand throw and the football throw.
3) Perform and interpret specific clinical examinations tests and maneuvers for the shoulder complex
4) Design an effective and appropriate treatment program utilizing current clinical and scientific research for the throwing athlete.
5) Integrate the information presented and formulate a treatment plan for specific case studies.

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