NZMPA Cervical Spine and Shoulder Update

NZMPA Cervical Spine and Shoulder Update
Date: 17 - 18 March 2018, 8.30am – 5.00pm

Department of Anatomy School of Physiotherapy
University of Otago
270 Great King Street 325 Great King St
Dunedin Dunedin

Please wear closed-in shoes – we will supply aprons and gloves for the anatomy workshop. Please also wear comfortable clothing to enable participation in practical session at the School of Physiotherapy
Purpose

The purpose of this two-day update course is to:

  1. Examine the clinically relevant anatomy of the cervical spine, brachial plexus and shoulder, using a variety of resources including prosections, plastinated specimens/slices, bones and models
  2. Discuss current perspectives of rehabilitation of upper quartile injuries, with a focus on the shoulder girdle.
  3. Revise manual therapy assessment and treatment techniques for the cervical spine and shoulder?
    Objectives

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

– Revise the clinically relevant bony features, joints, soft tissue components, muscles and vasculature of the cervical spine and shoulder, and discuss how morphology influences function

– Revise the morphology and course of the major branches of the brachial plexus and understand the primary anatomical sites and clinical implications of nerve compression in the upper limb

– Integrate neuroscience and biomechanical perspectives into rehabilitation of shoulder injuries

– To attempt to determine treatment options based on our objective clinical findings.

 

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