Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain: Assessment & Management

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Introduction, Psychosocial Factors, Epidemiology & Outcomes Theoretical

Function, Anatomy, Biomechanics, Evolution, The Kinetic Chain Theoretical

Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain This theoretical and practical session involves a very detailed and in-depth review of this multi-factorial problem. The current evidence based research across a number of professions evidence regarding the aetiology and pathology of this condition will be presented in detail. This session includes a critical appraisal of the use of injection therapy in the management of RCRSP and critically compares outcomes between surgical & non-surgical intervention. Evidence based management is presented in detail. Lifestyle issues and patient scenarios and videos are included.

Who teaches this course?

This course is facilitated by Jeremy Lewis PhD FCSP, Consultant Physiotherapist | Professor of Musculoskeletal Research | Sonographer | Independent Prescriber

Why choose this course?

The course is designed for Physiotherapists working in musculoskeletal practice who are interested in the assessment and management of the shoulder. This course will focus on rotator cuff related shoulder pain.

In addition to assessment & management of the shoulder region, this course synthesises the complex relationships between; the shoulder & body biomechanics, pain science, lifestyle, patient psychosocial factors, beliefs & expectations, best practice.

Course aims

  1. To develop a better understanding and knowledge of the clinical anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder.
  2. To appreciate the importance of taking a biopsychosocial approach to patient management.
  3. To develop a greater understanding regarding the clinical and imaging assessment of the shoulder region.
  4. To review the evidence underpinning the management of rotator cuff related shoulder pain.
  5. To review the research evidence evaluating the use of injections as part of the management for rotator cuff related shoulder pain.
  6. To develop greater confidence in the use of exercise therapy and other techniques for managing shoulder conditions and evaluation of the efficacy of the techniques, balanced against the evidence base for using these techniques.

Course fees

The fee for self-funding students is £134