- Discuss the importance of stability in shoulder rehabilitation.
- Explain the role of scapular stabilization in shoulder function.
- Define scapular dyskinesis.
- Explain how scapular dyskinesis can affect the shoulder’s function.
- List three joint mobilizations for the shoulder.
- Identify three strengthening exercises for the scapulae and three for the glenohumeral muscles.
- Discuss the general rehabilitation progression of strengthening exercises for the shoulder.
- List precautions for a rehabilitation program following a rotator cuff repair.
- Outline key factors for a program for a biceps tendinopathy.
- Discuss why you should avoid overstretching the elbow, especially during the inflammation phase of healing.
- Describe the convex-on-concave rules for the various elbow joints.
- Identify the resting positions for the elbow joints.
- List three joint mobilizations for the elbow, and identify why they would be used.
- Explain three strengthening exercises for the elbow and their purpose.
- Discuss the general progression of strengthening exercises for the elbow.
- Outline a rehabilitation program for epicondylopathy.
- Indicate precautions to consider in a Little League elbow rehabilitation program.
- List precautions for a rehabilitation program followi.ng an ulnar nerve transposition.
- Explain the differences between rehabilitation programs for an arthroscopic elbow debridement and a medial collateral Ligament reconstruction.
- Explain the pulley system of the fingers.
- Explain why reducing edema in the hand is important.
- Discuss the trimuscular system of the hand.
- Identify and explain the importance of the precision pinches and power grips of the hand.
- Explain the difference between static and dynamic splints.
- Identify what motion increases with carpal radial glide joint mobilization.
- Explain the force application sequence for improving long finger flexor and extensor motion.
- Explain how the band and finger positions for intrinsic stretches differ from those for extrinsic stretches.
- Discuss the differences in gliding exercises for the flexor profundus and superficialis tendons.
- Present the differences between long flexor and long extensor tendons.
- Explain what procedures could be used to identify the cause of an extensor lag of a distal phalanx.
BOC: 5.5 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapters 21-23 of the book “Rehabilitation of Musculoskeletal Injuries, 5th Edition” by Peggy A. Houglum, PhD, Kristine L. Boyle-Walker, MPT, OCS, ATC, CHT & Daniel E. Houglum. MSPT, ATC, PRC. Assessment created by Lani Hernandez, MAT, AT, LAT, CES.
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