Through understanding of the anatomy, diagnostics and injuries of the elbow is very important with making a diagnosis. Although there are many injuries in the elbow, 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 elbow injuries, especially thrower's elbow.
|Contact Hours: 4||
Video Course Format: Video
|Instructional Level: Intermediate||BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced|
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- Anatomy of the Elbow
- MRI Basics
- MRI of Elbow
- Recognize Anatomy
- Case Examples
- Tendon Injuries of the Elbow
- Lateral Epicondylitis
- Medial Epicondylitis
- Biceps Tendonitis/Biceps Rupture
- Triceps Tendonitis/Triceps Rupture
- Elbow Instability
- Terrible Triad
- Throwing Athlete
- Physical Exam
- Valgus Extension Overload
- Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries
- Physical Exam
- Surgical Treatment
- Tommy John Surgery
- Other Injuries in the Throwing Elbow
- Rehabilitation Post UCL
- Risk Factors
- Importance of Rehabilitation
- Acute Post Operation Phase
- Intermediate Phase
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on identifying major injuries of the elbow and how to conservatively treat and manage.
- Identify the gross anatomy of the elbow
- Identify basics of MRI of the elbow
- Recognize pertinent history and imaging
- Recognize anatomy of the elbow
- List tendon injuries of the elbow
- Recognize diagnoses of tendon injuries of the elbow
- Identify various treatment of tendon injuries of the elbow
- Recognize elbow instability patterns
- Identify treatment of elbow instability patterns
- Recognize Surgical Anatomy of Elbow, specifically thrower’s elbow
- Recognize pertinent history, examination, causes, and imaging
- List treatment options
- Identify the principles behind rehab and treatment of UCL injuries based on appropriate healing times of soft tissue and meeting rehab benchmarks.
- Identify risk factors for future injury based on athlete movement patterns if patterns exist.
- List progressive overload principles, periodization with exercise and corrective exercise techniques to correct faulty movement patterns
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Contact Hours: 4 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Certified Athletic Trainers
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: 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
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 relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service