Filmed at the prestigious Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida and exclusivel to HomeCEUConnection.com, “The Elbow Series: The Healthcare Professionals Guide For Effective Diagnosis and Rehabilitation” combines the skills and expertise of two highly qualified and talented sports physicians. Dr. Kimberly Garcia, a diagnostic radiology specialist with a decade of experience, and Dr. Roger Ostrander, co-founder of Andrews Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Center and expert in the field of sports-related injury treatment, offer an in-depth exploration of throwers elbow, and an introduction to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRIs) and MRI of the elbow.
Although not as common as tennis elbow, throwers elbow can be as painful and debilitating. Throwers elbow is most commonly be found in baseball pitchers and in any sport that requires a distinct throwing motion, including tennis, cricket and volleyball. The repeated movement necessary for the throwing motion creates incredible stress on the join that can lead to serious overuse injury. Proper diagnosis is crucial to develop an effective treatment plan, which can make all the difference in the world between a player spending months in recovery or making a speedy return to the game.
This course is a great investment for the healthcare professional seeking to introduce effective diagnosis of the thrower's elbow.
This Seminar-On-Demand is 1 hour, 36 minutes in length (See individual course approvals tab for awarded contact hours for your state).
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Video Course Format: Video
|Target Audience: ATC/LAT, CSCS/NSCA-CPT, OT/COTA, PT/PTA|
|Instructional Level: Advanced||BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced|
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This portion of the series reviews the surgical anatomy of the elbow, specifically thrower's elbow. You will learn the pertinent history, examination, causes, and imaging, along with recommended treatment and rehab options.
Total runtime: 53 minutes
Basics of MRI and MRI of the Elbow
This section provides an understanding of the overall anatomy and imaging appearance of the basic MRI and elbow. Dr. Garcia focuses on the upper extremity and reviews bones, major muscles and muscle groups. Identification of modalities used in imaging is described as well as the anatomy as it pertains to some of the most common injuries.
Total runtime: 43 minutes
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to guide the professional through a study of the elbow.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to
- Describe the basics of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
- Identify pertinent history and imaging.
- Describe the anatomy of elbow.
- Describe the surgical anatomy of elbow, specifically thrower's elbow.
- Identify pertinent history, examination, causes, and imaging.
- Recognize treatment options, and rehab recommendations.
Criteria for Completion:
A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Contact Hours: 1
Please see "Approvals" tab for actual awarded contact hours for state and licensure.
Target Audience:Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Athletic Trainers, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists.
Instructional Level: Advanced
BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Course Type: Seminar-On-Demand
- Financial - This course is created in conjunction with The Andrews Institute. The Andrews Institute receives royalty payments from HomeCEUConnection.com for the presentation of this course.
- Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.
- No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service.