Orthopedic issues of the shoulder are among the most common causes of musculoskeletal issues and visits to medical professionals. Millions of individuals struggle to lift their arms overhead, reach behind their back, and perform simple everyday activities. If you work with individuals who struggle with shoulder issues, this series was created for you.

In this 3 part series of Two Anatomy Geeks™ you’ll discover how posture and movement habits are often directly linked to and influence shoulder function. You’ll discover how optimal shoulder function is reliant upon the many muscles and their fascial connections to the shoulder to the head, neck, and torso. You’ll discover underlying reasons why so many individuals experience issues like impingement syndromes, labral tears, and thoracic outlet syndrome.

PURCHASE

Anatomy of Common Orthopedic Injuries of the Shoulder

By applying the information you’ll learn in each module, you’ll be able to confidently work with individuals who:

  • are experiencing chronic shoulder tightness and/or impingement syndrome;
  • are returning from physical therapy following orthopedic surgery;
  • simply want to keep their joints healthy and minimize their risk of developing shoulder and neck issues.

With interactive lectures and creative visuals, you will discover the fundamental components of how the myofascial and ligamentous system contribute to efficient alignment and control of the shoulder complex. With a learn-by-doing process, you’ll be able to discern and choose the most effective assessments to determine your client’s habits that are contributing to shoulder issues. From this information, you’ll be able to confidently choose the most effective corrective exercises to improve shoulder stability. Additionally, when you complete each module of the series, you’ll be able to immediately apply strategies for addressing the most common causes of chronic tightness, weakness as well as compensated posture and movement strategies.

Upon completion of this 3-part interactive, webinar series, you will be able to:

  • confidently discuss how posture and movement habits contribute to shoulder issues;  
  • incorporate simple, yet effective corrective exercises to improve stability, mobility, and strength of the shoulder stabilizers; 
  • apply the most effective functional exercises to help your clients develop more optimal shoulder function and work towards achieving their health and fitness goals.

In this three-module series, you’ll discover:

  • the anatomy and biomechanics and how suboptimal posture and muscle weakness contributes to issues of the rotator cuff, AC joint, and labrum;
  • the best assessments to determine how to approach your client’s exercise program;
  • how to choose and utilize the most effective corrective and functional exercises to improve shoulder stability and if necessary, help your client’s post-therapy progress or post-surgery recovery.

Whether you are working virtually or in person, this series will deliver information you can use right away in your client sessions whether they are recovering from an injury, preparing for surgery, or returning after physical therapy.

 Inside this series...

Part 1: Scapular Dyskinesia, Winged Scapula & "Snapping" Scapula

  • Shoulder Function
  • Dr. Osar shares his journey
  • Shoulder 101, Kinematics 101 & Shoulder Anatomy 101
  • Shoulder Dyskinesia
  • Snapping Scapula

BONUS handout: Scapular Position and Muscle Actions Handout

Part 2: Rotator Cuff Impingement, Bicipital tendinopathy and Labral tears

  • Shoulder 101
  • 4 primary articulations
  • Impingement Syndrome
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Subacromial Space
  • Labral Tear

Part 3: AC issues / Dislocations / Adhesive capsulitis

  • Shoulder 101 - 4 primary articulations
  • Muscles supporting the AC Joint
  • AC Sprain, separation & osteoarthritis
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Shoulder Dislocations

Continuing Education Credits

Available through 2022:

NASM - 0.6 | AFAA - 6

ACE CEU's will be available in 2023 for this course.

30 Day Money Back Guarantee

If for any reason you are unhappy with the program and feel it truly does not serve you or your clients in any way just email us at [email protected] within 30 days of your purchase and we will refund your payment in full.  We will likely ask for feedback.  Creating the products to best serve our customers is our top priority.

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