Andrews Research & Education Foundation
Shoulder Problems in Overhead Throwing Athletes and Interval Throwing Program
Course Description: This course will go over the non-operative and operative management of shoulder injuries in the throwing athlete. These injuries that are covered will be partial thickness rotator cuff tears, SLAP tears, Bennet's lesion, and OCD of the glenoid. The mechanism of injury will be explained and how to identify them via physical exam. With any injury to the throwing shoulder it is very important to follow return to play criteria especially implementation of the interval throwing program. The course will examine the best practices for when to begin and implement the throwing program. Discussion of complications, how to progress and when is the interval throwing program is fully completed and the athlete can return to full activity.
1. Describe basic shoulder anatomy and the importance of timely accurate diagnosis and evaluation of common shoulder issues
2. Identify non-operative and operative management of common shoulder issues
3. Define surgical reconstruction techniques
4. Describe the interval throwing program
5. Explain the considerations and complications that may occur with the throwing program
Disclosures: Neither the speakers or planners of this activity have any relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose
Participants have no equipment or materials required to take this education course.
Baptist Health Care is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Baptist Health Care designates this live activity for a maximum of (1) hour in AMA PRA Category I creditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses & Occupational Therapists (Florida):
Baptist Hospital, CE Broker provider # 50-183 approves this program for 1 hours credit for nurses and occupational therapists.
Andrews Research & Education Foundation P10024 is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
Carl Byrd III, DO
Tyler Opitz, DPT, SCS, CSCS
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