2014 Wisconsin Upper Extremity Symposium and Workshops
March 21 & 22, 2014
Gundersen Lutheran Sport Medicine
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation
UW-La Crosse Continuing Education and Extension
Includes five hours of 'hands-on' workshops
The 2014 Wisconsin Upper Extremity Symposium and Workshops is a professional development program for practicing clinicians. This examination, rehabilitation and techniques course can help you improve your knowledge and skills in the treatment of orthopedic and sports injuries. Five hours of hands-on workshop experience are included in this intensive course.
- Cervical spine treatment techniques
- Scapulo-thoracic dyskinesia
- Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
- Shoulder examination algorithm
- Dry needling
- Return to sport following shoulder injury
- Concussion care mini-course
- Scapula fractures
Goals and Objectives
Goal: To provide current concepts on anatomy, surgical procedures, examination and rehabilitation of the upper extremity.
Objectives: Upon completion of this course the participants will:
- Have an increased understanding of the anatomy and biomechanics of the upper extremity.
- Learn examples of various subjective and physical examination techniques for detecting selected pathologies.
- Be exposed to a diverse medley of treatment and rehabilitative strategies for a variety of upper extremity conditions, including exercise, plyometrics, flexibility exercises, open and closed chain exercises.
- Participate in "hand-on" labs for examination and rehabilitative techniques for the selected conditions.
Program Coordination and Planning
Sheldon Wagner, MS, ATC, CSCS; Gundersen Lutheran Sports Medicine
Donna Stortz; Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation
Tracy Noyes; University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Continuing Education and Extension
All details subject to change without notice.