Post-operative Shoulder Course

Course Description

Post-operative Shoulder: Contemporary Perspectives for Evidence Based Rehabilitation is a 2-day lecture and AV demo based course that provides current evidence supporting post-operative shoulder rehabilitation. Normal anatomy and pathoanatomy as well as normal age spectrum changes characteristic of joints and soft tissue will be discussed. A review of tissue integrity at the time of surgery and its relationship to the surgeons’ choice for immobilization periods and rehabilitation progression are presented. Functional and objective outcomes relative to specific procedures as available in the literature and the importance of recognizing these will be reviewed.

Course Instructor

Shoulder Course - Karl Kolbeck Mr. Kolbeck received his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin—La Crosse in 1991 and has practiced in the orthopedic and sports medicine setting his entire career. He received Orthopedic Certified Specialist Board Certification in 2004, Sports Certified Specialist Board Certification in 2015, and is a Cert i f ied Orthopedic Manipulative Therapist (COMT) Level IV graduate of the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT), as well as graduated from their fellowship program. In addition, Karl has been trained both as a Clinical Fellowship and Faculty Instructor with NAIOMT and was faculty with NAIOMT before establishing Empiridence® Seminars. In 2005 Karl became a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT).
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Course Brochure and Registration Form

December 12th and 13th, 2015 you'll have an opportunity to learn more about post-operative shoulder care and rehabilitation. Please download the brochure to register.
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Course schedule

Saturday, December 12, 2015
Registration 8:00am—8:30am
Course 8:30am—5:00pm (1 hour lunch)
Sunday, December 13, 2015
Course 8:00am—4:30pm (1 hour lunch)
Lunch will be on your own each day