Switzerland | HUG Hôpital de Beau Séjour, Geneva
Prof. Dr. Ann Cools outstanding course
Shoulder Rehabilitation Advanced Course level 2 is an outstanding course with a world class physiotherapist. It's a very practical. evidence based programme.
It is the following course of Shoulder Rehabilitation level 1, BUT registration is also possible for participants who have not followed the level 1 course.
14 PhysioSwiss points awarded
The course is given in English but you can ask questions in French.
Please wear confortable clothes for the practical sessions.
Thursday February 11th 2016
Examination and rehabilitation of scapular dyskinesis
Advanced Biomechanics of the Scapula (theoretical session)
Coupled movements, the role of the SC joint, function of the “postural” muscles versus the “dynamic movers and stabilizers”, update literature of scapular dyskinesis in relation to shoulder pathology
Advanced clinical examination and rehabiliation (practical session)
Observation of scapular dysfunction, objective measurements of scapular inclination and strength, normative data for scapular flexibility and strength variables, decision making based on the “symptom improvement test-model”, and on the different types of scapular dyskinesis
Advanced scapular rehabiliation (practical session)
Treatment skills based on the 3 types of scapular dyskinesis, taping techniques to correct scapular position, taping for hypertone upper trapezius, infraspinatus, stretching and soft tissue techniques for pect minor
Friday February 12th 2016
Advanced insights and Practical Skills in selected shoulder pathologies (1/2 day sportspecific, ½ day non-sportspecific)
Slap lesions and biceps related pathology
Science based rehabilitation protocol and guidelines for postoperative rehabilitation (exercise progression, eccentric training, plyometric drills)
High performance training in the overhead athlete and return-to-sport decisions
specific high level exercises for gymnasts, collision sports, high impact sports, and science based return to play criteria, including objective measurements of glenohumeral ROM and strength
Progressive conservative treatment of the patient with atraumatic (unvoluntary and voluntary) multidirectional instability – closed and open chain exercise approach, taping techniques
Rotator Cuff Tears
Conservative management of partial and full thickness (irreparable) rotator cuff tears and guidelines for postoperative rehabilitation (exercises, taping, return to activity advices)