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Rehabilitation of the Patient with “Complicated” Orthopedic Injuries-Upper Quadrant


This course will focus on the importance of identifying key anatomical structures and the specific evaluation and treatment of complicated upper quadrant injuries.  We will look at the different causes of these problems and review evaluation techniques and how to manage these cases when they present to you in the office or clinic. There will be brief lectures of the above mentioned but a majority of this course will be interactive and  hands-on labs. You will leave this course with practical information that can be applied on your first day back to work!

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Paul Marquis, PT

Course Description

This course will cover the rehabilitation of patients with complicated upper quadrant injuries. We will look at how to recognize potential complications and how to treat them. Most of our day will be devoted to hands on evaluation and treatment techniques. Discussion of “your” complicated cases will be entertained during the afternoon session. Topics will include but not be limited to:

Day 1

  • Cervical Spine: Facet syndrome vs. cervical nerve root compression.
  • Chronic myofacial neck pain.
  • “The Stiff Shoulder”: Muscular vs. capsular restriction.
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement.
  • Nerve related scapular dyskinesis.
  • Chronic lateral epicondylitis.
  • Post operative elbow stiffness and pain.

The American Medical Association designates this educational activity for up to 6.5 hours each day of Category 1 AMA/PRA CME credits. Providers should claim credit for the hours actually attended.

The Aroostook Medical Center is accredited by the Maine Medical Association’s Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation as a sponsor of continuing medical education of Allopathic Physicians.

Target Audience

Physicians,Physician  Assistants,Family Nurse Practitioners,Physical Therapists and Assistants and Athletic Trainers.

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Date & Location

Apr 6, 2017 – Bangor, ME



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