To provide the MSK practitioner with the core skills on:
Assessment and differential diagnosis of Upper Limb conditions.
Rationalisation of diagnostic interventions for common disorders as appropriate including:
Red flags and Masquerades
Ruling out the Cervical Spine in Upper Limb conditions
Advanced Neurological Examination
‘Special tests’ – which have clinical utility?
Imaging – when, what and why?
Symptom modification – including the use of the Mulligan Concept to inform both diagnostic and treatment utility
Rehabilitation of common disorders affecting the Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand including (amongst others):
Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain
The Unstable Shoulder
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
Price in GBP: £ 270.00
Aims: This two-day course will introduce a systematic approach the assessment of the Upper Limb, and offer options for the management of Upper Limb conditions including exercise-based rehabilitation, manual therapy and discussion around the reasoned use of other therapeutic adjuncts. This course aims to equip the attendee with immediate ‘clinic-ready’ strategies, and to consider the person beyond the pathology. Andrew and Thomas will draw upon their combined experience of assessing and managing Upper Limb conditions in a variety of settings including NHS Practice, Private Practice, Musculoskeletal Service, First Contact Primary Care and Elite Sport. Andrew is a member of the British Elbow & Shoulder Society (BESS) and Thomas is a member of the British Association of Hand Therapists (BAHT).