Digital Seminar

Evidence-Based Interventions for Osteoarthritis, Meniscal/Labral Lesions, Muscle/Tendon Strains, & Tendinitis


Faculty :
Michael T. Gross
Duration:
Full Day
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Jun 21, 2017
Product Code:
POS063345
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Access:
Never expires.


Description

  • Protect articular cartilage from further damage, keep the original equipment & avoid total joint replacement
  • Comprehensive strategies to make sure repairs of meniscal and labral tears are successful
  • Superior techniques for treating first-time muscle strains so they don’t recur
  • Effective protocols for patients who have had many muscle strain recurrences
  • How to protect tendon pulley mechanisms from tensile stress, compressive stress & frictional abrasion

The content of this course will help clinicians with clinical decision-making to take your practice to an advanced level. Discussion topics are based on research that Dr. Gross has synthesized over the past 30 years of practice, research and teaching. You will leave able to determine the scientific basis to change practice patterns immediately as you return to patient care.

If you could confidently answer the questions below, imagine how it could impact your practice…

  1. What hand should be used for cane use if a patient has knee varus versus knee valgus?
  2. What are the appropriate clinical interventions for tendinopathies in instances where tendons wrap around tendon pulley mechanisms?
  3. What happens when excessive pressures are transmitted across epiphyseal plates?
  4. How do we help young patients prevent avulsion fractures of apophyses?
  5. How do we help our patients prevent muscle strain recurrences?
  6. What are the best detection methods for labral lesions at the hip or glenohumeral joints?
  7. What are the best detection methods for meniscus lesions at the knee?
  8. What are evidenced-based guidelines for interventions of knee meniscus lesions, as well as labral lesions of the hip or shoulder?

OUTLINE

OSTEOARTHRITIS

  • Composition of articular cartilage
  • Mechanical properties of articular cartilage
  • The 3 main destroyers of articular cartilage
  • Exercise parameters that protect articular cartilage from frictional abrasion
  • Protecting your patient from impact loading
  • Strategies to alter contact pressures
  • Conservative and invasive repair attempts and how to manage them
  • The interplay between running shoes and foot strike pattern
  • So, you thought you knew what hand to use with a cane for knee varus/valgus?

MENISCAL/LABRAL LESIONS

  • Changing your thinking about post-scope meniscectomy
  • Improving meniscus repair response
  • Detecting SLAP lesions – what will be the patient’s story?
  • Detecting SLAP lesions – the best special tests
  • Basics of SLAP lesion rehab based on lesion type/repair of the lesion
  • Detecting hip labral lesions
  • Rehabilitation of hip labral lesions
  • Joint instability models and effect on meniscus
  • Improving the repair response
  • Meniscus transplantation

MUSCLE/TENDON STRAINS

  • Why the weekend warrior is prone to muscle-tendon juncture injuries - at the microscopic level
  • The Jarvinen Approach to treating muscle strain injuries
  • Factors that explain why patients have
  • recurrent muscle strains – how to end the vicious cycle
  • Dealing with compartment injuries
  • Apophyseal injuries in the young
  • Avulsion injuries among older adults

TENDINITIS

  • Tendon structure in healthy tendon and in tendon with chronic tendinosis
  • Treating acute tendinitis versus chronic tendinosis
  • Tendon pulley mechanisms – the triple whammy
  • Strategies to decrease compressive stress in tendon pulley mechanisms
  • Strategies to decrease frictional abrasion in tendon pulley mechanisms
  • Application of tendon pulley mechanisms to the shoulder, wrist, and ankle
  • The “Wringing Out Effect” of Rathbun and McNab and its applications

OBJECTIVES

  1. Plan strategies for protecting articular cartilage from further damage, keeping the original equipment, and avoiding total joint replacement.
  2. Analyze comprehensive strategies that ensure repairs of meniscal and labral tears are successful.
  3. Implement superior techniques for treating first-time muscle strains so they don’t recur.
  4. Evaluate treatment protocols for patients who already have had many muscle strain recurrences so that they have no additional recurrences.
  5. Select interventions to protect tendon pulley mechanisms from tensile stress, compressive stress, and frictional abrasion.
  6. Implement effective strategies for rehabilitating chronic tendinosis and acute tendinitis.

ADA Needs
We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.

 

Satisfaction Guarantee
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.

Credits

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information: This activity is designed to qualify for continuing education for the following professionals in every state: Athletic Trainers, Nurses, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists/Physical Therapist Assistants, Physician Assistants, and other Healthcare Professionals.

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.


Nurses - California (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 13305 for 6.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid for the webcast.


Nurses - Florida (Self-Study)

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

** Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Nurses - Iowa (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 7.6 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid for the webcast.


Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists - ANCC (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a  provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s  Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 6.3 contact hours. Expires: 06/21/2020.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants (Self-Study)

AOTA

PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 self-study contact hours or 0.6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate. Expires: 06/21/2019.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants - Florida (Self-Study)

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number BAP #77. This course qualifies for 6.3 self-study continuing education credits.

** Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com to have your Florida credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants (Self-Study)

This self-study course consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants - California (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 6.25 continuing competency hours.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants - Illinois (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 CE credit hours.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants - New York (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 7.6 contact hours.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants - Texas (Self-Study)

This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1807032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 6.25 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.


Θ Other Professions (Self-Study)

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.


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Faculty

Michael T. Gross Related seminars and products: 3

PT, PhD, FAPTA


Michael T. Gross, PhD, PT, FAPTA, has 37 years of experience as a licensed physical therapist, specializing in the areas of biomechanics and orthopaedic assessment and treatment. He has maintained a consistent clinical practice for all of these years, currently seeing patients 2 days per week at his faculty practice. He is a professor in the PhD Program in Human Movement Science, and the Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) program in the Division of Physical Therapy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Gross has 70 refereed journal publications in such journals as the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy, and the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy. He was an Editorial Review Board Member for the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy and serves as a reviewer for many other journals. Dr. Gross was awarded the Teaching Excellence Award from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and the Margaret L. Moore Award for Outstanding New Academic Faculty by the American Physical Therapy Association. He also was elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association. He has given well over 300 regional, national, and international presentations, which have been highly rated by attendees for knowledge, skill, and humor.

Disclosures:

Financial: Michael Gross is a Professor, Division of Physical Therapy, at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Michael Gross has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.


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Athletic Trainers, Nurses, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists/Physical Therapist Assistants, Physician Assistants, and other Healthcare Professionals.

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Satisfaction Guarantee
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.

ADA Needs

We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.

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