This course will discuss the most current evidence-based treatment approaches to various injuries, pathologies and surgeries for the shoulder, elbow, hip as well as knee joints.

Course Location:   MOTION Sports Medicine, 160 East 56th St., New York, NY


Comprehensive Approach to the Evaluation and Treatment of the Shoulder, Knee, Hip and Elbow in 2024 – ALL NEW!

This comprehensive approach to to the evaluation and treatment of the Shoulder, Knee, Hip and Elbow in 2024 evidence based brand new course is designed to present to the clinician the most recent and state of the art information in the treatment of patient injuries/dysfunctions of the shoulder, knee, hip and elbow complex.

Course Overview

This comprehensive approach course will specifically discuss treatments for specific types of athletes including the everyday orthopedic patient.  This course, “Comprehensive Approach to the Evaluation and Treatment of the Shoulder, Knee, Hip and Elbow in 2024”, will discuss the most current evidence-based treatment approaches to various injuries, pathologies and surgeries for the shoulder, elbow, hip as well as knee joints.

Learning Methods

Through lecture presentations, videos of rehabilitation techniques and surgeries, demonstrations, hands-on laboratory sessions, open discussions and problem solving of patient case studies; the attendee will have an opportunity to master new and effective evaluation and treatment techniques and strategies.

Case Studies

Case studies of patients will be presented by Kevin Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA as well as by course participants. These case studies will be followed by evidence-based problem-solving discussions, providing a comprehensive learning experience.

Course participants will have the opportunity to learn from lectures and through open discussions of case studies. This interactive approach ensures a thorough understanding of the material and its practical application.

– Kevin Wilk

Additional Faculty

Jeffrey Dugas, MD. Andrews Sports Medicine
Lyle Cain, MD Team Physician University of Alabama
Anthony Romeo, MD
Terri Chmielewski, PhD, PT
Ken Johnson, PT Johns Hopkins Medical Center
More Faculty to come…

Topics Covered:

  • Shoulder
  • Knee
  • Hip
  • Selected Sports Medicine

Event Details

August 24-25, 2024  - (Saturday - Sunday)

Registration @ 8:00am
Day 1:  8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Day 2:  8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Please note:
A digital course manual is provided and will be emailed the week of this event.

Course Location for live event:
MOTION Sports Medicine, 160 East 56th St., New York, NY

Start date: August 24, 2024

End date: August 25, 2024

Start time: 08:00 a.m.

End time: 04:00 p.m.

Venue: MOTION Sports Medicine

Address: 160 East 56th Street, New York, NY


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Register by July 25, 2024 for early bird discount:  $449.0 (SAVE $50.00)
(Full Price Both Days:  $499.00)


About Kevin Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA:

Kevin E. Wilk served as President of the Sports Section of the APTA from 6/2007 to 6/2010 and has trained more than 6,000 professionals through hands-on seminars and spoken to tens of thousands at more than 800 events worldwide.

Kevin Wilk has been a physical therapist, researcher and educator for over 39 years. Kevin is currently Associate Clinical Director and Co-Founder for Champion Sports Medicine (a Select Medical Facility) in Birmingham, AL.   Dr. Wilk is also the Vice-President of clinical research and education for Select Medical.

In addition, he is the Director of Rehabilitative Research at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham and is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Physical Therapy Program at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.  Dr Wilk received his physical therapy from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, IL, and his DPT from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of HealthCare Professions in Boston, MA.

Kevin Wilk’s Current Biography – Wilk Shoulder and Bibliography

Run Time:  2 Days (13 hours)

Attendees:  Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapists, M.D.’s and Students


  • Lab clothing:
    • Tank top or halter top to expose the shoulder
    • & or shorts to expose the knee
  • A mat (or blanket), a pillow, and a large towel for lab table.
  • Also, bring a sense of humor and your brain for some new concepts & thoughts!

Course Evaluation: Yes
Certificate of Completion
Course Workbook (digital copy provided via email prior to start of the course)


  • Certificate of attendance is provided for Continuing Education
  • Approved for 13 CE hours for PTs and PTAs in the following states;
    AL, AR, CT, DE, HI, ID, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MI, MT, NE, NH, NY, NC, ND, NV, OR, SC, SD, UT, VT, WA, WI, WY
  • NYSED approved for 13 hours of CEs for PTs and PTAs
  • Northeast Seminars  (BOC AP#P498) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 13 Category A hours/CEUs.  ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.


Shoulder Topics

  • Non-Operative Rehabilitation of Rotator Cuff Lesions
  • What’s New in Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery
  • Scapula Dyskinesis: Recognition & Treatment
  • Non-Op Treatment of Shoulder Instability & SLAP Lesions
  • Rehabilitation of the Overhead Athlete (Baseball, Softball, Volleyball)
  • Different Injuries are Being Seen in Past Several Years
  • Return to Play Testing & Criteria
  • Neurocognitive rehab techniques for the shoulder complex

Hip Topics:

  • Evaluation of the Hip Joint Complex
  • Non-operative rehab of selected hip lesions (FAI, Labral Tears, Tendinitis, Instability)
  • Surgery techniques for selected hip disorders
  • Rehab following hip surgery
  • Athletic publegia: Recognition & treatment

Knee Topics:

  • ACL Rehabilitation: Immediate & Intermediate Phases
  • ACL Rehabilitation: Advanced & Return to Play Phases
  • Neurocognitive training for the Knee & LE Patients
  • Patellofemoral Rehabilitation
  • Training the Core
  • Patellar Tendinopathies: Recognition & Treatment
  • New Return to Play Testing & Criteria

Selected Sports Medicine Topics:

  • Why the Increase in Elbow Injuries
  • UCL Repair, Reconstruction & Hybrid Procedures
  • Rehabilitation of Specific Elbow Injuries & Surgeries
  • Rehabilitation of Selected Ankle Injuries (sprains, high ankle sprains, turf toe & more)
  • Percussion/Vibration Therapies: Evidence & Techniques
  • Blood Flow Restriction: Scientific Rationale & Application
  • Recovery Techniques in Sports Medicine

Course Objectives

At the completion of the course the participate will be able to achieve the following for the shoulder, knee, elbow & hip joints’:

  1. Define anatomy and biomechanics.
  2. Design & demonstrate a complete clinical examination including a thorough subjective history & physical examination.
  3. Interpret the information obtained from the clinical examination & functional assessment and develop a treatment plan.
  4. Demonstrate and organize a functional assessment for specific disorders & lesions.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of various injuries for these joints.
  6. Understand various surgical procedures of the glenohumeral joint, elbow joint, hip & knee joints.
  7. Design an evidence-based medicine treatment approach.
  8. Design & perform a specific return to play or return to work functional assessment.
  9. Analyze specific exercise techniques, such as neurocognitive, strengthening, dynamic stabilization & other forms of exercises and understand joint kinematics and muscular activity & then be able to develop the treatment plan for the appropriate exercises for the specific types of patients.
  10. Integrate the information presented in this course and demonstrate problem-solving skills through the development of treatment plans of specific case studies presented.
  11. Design & demonstrate a thorough rehabilitation program for specific lesions for the shoulder, elbow, hip & knee joints.

Additional Info

  • Course-related products will be emailed for access the week of the event.
  • Certificates of Attendance will be given to all participants and may be used for those who need C.E.U. verification and credits.
  • Participants will be required to sign a Release of Liability prior to the commencement of this seminar.
  • Location, Instructor, Dates and Cost of seminar are subject to change.

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