Wilk PTI Online: Scapular Assessment and Treatment

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Wilk PTI Online: Scapular Assessment and Treatment
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1 hour

Presented by: Kevin Wilk

This presentation will focus on assessing and treating problems with the scapula.

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Description

Presenter:

Kevin E. Wilk, DPT, PT, FAPTA

Instructional Level:

Intermediate to Advanced

Synopsis:

This presentation will focus on assessing and treating problems with the scapula. It will cover exercises for both healthy individuals and for individuals with disorders of the shoulder girdle. It will discuss several specific scapular pathologies and pay special attention to scapular dyskinesis as defined by Dr. Kibler. 

Details

2 CCUs - ProCert

Run Time: 1 hour

Attendee: Physical Therapists, PTA's, Students, Athletic Trainers

Required Equipment: Personal Computer, Tablet, or Smartphone with access to Broadband Internet (<1.4 mbps)

Examination: 4-question test. Passing grade of 70% or higher required for certificate

Course Evaluation: Yes

Certificate of Completion: Yes

Workbook/Handout: Yes

Course Approvals/Certifications: 

Outline

Presentation

45 min.   Introduction & presentation by Kevin Wilk
20 min.   Patient Demonstration in the Clinic

Course Evaluation

Certificate of Completion

 

Learning Goals

Upon completion of this class, you should be able to:

  • Summarize new concepts in the treatment of scapula disorders
  • identify the role of the scapula
  • Define what scapular dyskinesis is and is not
  • Describe exercises for strengthening scapular muscles
  • Discuss scapular neuromuscular control exercises & drills
Behavioral Objectives

Upon completion of this class, the participant will be able to:

  1. Incorporate the scapular dyskinesis test in your assessment, with the appropriate weight, in a patient with scapular or glenohumeral joint dysfunction.
  2. Demonstrate the use of a caliper in your assessment to measure scapular position relative to the spine as well as measure pectoralis flexibility in the patient with scapular or glenohumeral joint dysfunction.
  3. Demonstrate the use of an inclinometer in your assessment to measure scapular tilt and rotation in a patient with scapular or glenohumeral joint dysfunction.
  4. Incorporate 1 scapular recruitment/activation exercise for every PRE assigned to a patient with scapular dyskinesis.
  5. Apply a visual feedback strategy for the overhead, throwing athlete to monitor and educate proper positioning of the scapula during PRE’s.
  6. Explain a 3-step progression of the wall slide to strengthen the serratus anterior for the overhead athlete.
  7. Identify 2 exercises that the HEP might use for the overhead thrower that includes the scapula, posterior cuff and the core.
Description

Details

This presentation will focus on assessing and treating problems with the scapula. It will cover exercises for both healthy individuals and for individuals with disorders of the shoulder girdle. It will discuss several specific scapular pathologies and pay special attention to scapular dyskinesis as defined by Dr. Kibler.
Additional Information

Additional Information

Instructor(s) Kevin Wilk
Platform Webcast Online
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