Evaluation and Treatment of Non-surgical and Surgical SLAP Disorders


Course Description

This course succinctly summarizes current debate and conflicting evidence in the diagnosis and treatment of SLAP lesions. Levels and strengths of evidence are presented in order to maximize an accurate diagnosis and provide optimal interventions. Videos of clinician and patient-directed soft tissue mobilizations, stretches and therapeutic exercise are presented in order to reinforce learning concepts. Healthcare professionals have access to the most recent post-surgical protocols used by the worlds leading orthopedic surgeons in the country.

In addition, this course provides interval and transition to sport protocols for overhead athletes, including baseball pitchers and position players, swimmers, quarterbacks, golfers, tennis players, softball pitchers and tennis players. The debate on SLAP repair vs. Biceps tenodesis will be explored as will recent advancements in post-surgical management of complicated cases.

This Seminar-on-Demand is 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

Contact Hours: 2
Video Course Format: Video
Instructional Level: Intermediate BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential