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The “new” total joint patient is unlike any generation of the past.

Craving an expedited recovery to return to their active lifestyle, and expecting immediate solutions.

On top of that pressure, the surge of total joint replacements can feel nearly impossible to keep up with.

But, we have just the solution to help you confidently juggle both of those challenges. So, you're armed with tools to meet the pressure of today's fast-paced joint replacement model!

With over 30 years of orthopedic and manual therapy expertise, Dr. John O'Halloran, PT, DPT is ready to guide you through the fast-paced, high-pressure landscape of total joint rehab, and how you can transform your clinical skills to stay at the forefront of the fields quick shifting demands.

  • Confidently communicate new technological advances, surgical procedures, and expectations to patients.
  • Delve into the latest updates regarding precautions and restrictions for total joint replacements.
  • Unpack Leg Length Discrepancies – Do they matter and what can you do about it?
  • Eliminate compensatory movements- Identify the pattern, target the movement, and correct function to ensure unrestricted, pain-free mobility.
  • Motivate patients with proven solutions to eliminate fear-avoidance, guarding, and self-limiting behaviors.
  • Best-kept tips to foster a collaborative environment where patients feel empowered to challenge themselves and achieve their rehabilitation goals.
  • Participate in an interactive virtual workshop with dozens of demonstrations on: manual therapy techniques, advanced corrective exercises, functional balance and proprioceptive activities, and more!
Live Online Training OR On-Demand

Transforming Total Joint Rehab
Fast-Track Function, Mobility & Return to Activity

FEATURING – John O'Halloran
September 12, 2024 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Eastern
Earn up to 6 CE hours! Click here for Credit details.
Training Outline
  • Current trends and statistics:
    • Shoulder arthroplasty
    • Reverse arthroplasty
    • Knee arthroplasty
    • Hip arthroplasty
  • Implications and insight pertaining to the comprehensive joint replacement model
    • Address the 15-20% of total joint patients that do not achieve therapeutic goals
    • Identify barriers to functional restoration
    • Recognize opportunities for improvement in the rehabilitation model
  • Multifaceted Pain Management - Past practices, current trends and future directions
Addressing FAQ's with Evidenced-Based Answers:
  • Strategies to empower and motivate your patient
  • Ensuring patient confidence in you as a clinician
  • Explore evidence-informed answers to the most frequent questions patients ask:
    • Why does my total knee keep clicking?
    • Why is it still swollen?
    • Can I kneel? Can I run? Can I swim and play golf with my reverse shoulder?
    • When can I do yoga after my total hip?
    • My surgeon is using a robot to do my surgery ... is that better?
    • Do I need precautions after my posterior total hip?
    • What can be done for my persistent pain after my total knee? 
    • Should I do therapy before my joint replacement?
Troubleshooting the Difficult Total Joint Patient
  • Address Leg Length Discrepancy Pre and Post Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
    • Preoperative Assessment and Early Detection
    • Surgical considerations and patient education
    • Postoperative Management and therapeutic interventions 
    • Patient Education, Communication, and Home Exercise Programming
  • Total Shoulder and Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
    • Analyze biomechanics and spot compensatory movement patterns
    • Reduce shrug and/or hike with range of motion
    • Connect scapular motion and shoulder mobility
    • Muscle activation and co-activation – how to find the right balance
    • Interventions to develop joint stability with multiplanar mobility
  • Address Altered Gait after Total Knee or Hip Arthroplasty
    • Normal gait cycle and key phases
    • Pathologic Gait – finding red flags
    • Subjective and objective assessment measures
    • Comprehensive gait analysis – Identify deviations, asymmetries, and impairments 
    • Safe weight-bearing and loading progression activities
    • Develop balance, stability and proprioception through therapeutic exercise
    • Ambulation training
  • The Stiff Total Knee Patient
    • Identify fear avoidance patterns
    • Combat self-limiting behaviors
    • Down regulate tone and spasticity
    • Joint mobilization techniques to enhance mobility
    • Intra-active functional rehabilitation methods
Experiential Lab Workshop:
  • Manual Therapy Techniques and Advanced Corrective Exercises for:
    • Shoulder Arthroplasty
    • Reverse Arthroplasty
    • Knee Arthroplasty
    • Hip Arthroplasty
  • Live guided patient demos:
    • Live interactive demos of manual therapy and corrective exercise techniques in real time

John O'Halloran, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC (retired), CSCS (retired), Cert MDT, Certified SCTM-1 Practitioner

John O'Halloran, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC (retired), CSCS (retired), Cert MDT, Certified SCTM-1 Practitioner is a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist by the American Physical Therapy Association and has over 30 years of experience in the field of orthopedics. Dr. O'Halloran has studied orthopedic and sports therapy abroad in Australia and New Zealand. Dr. O'Halloran is the sole owner of O'Halloran Rehabilitation a division of O'Halloran Consulting, LLC.

He is credentialed with the McKenzie Institute in the mechanical diagnosis and treatment of the spine and has extensive post-graduate training in manipulative therapy of the spine and extremities and is a certified SCTM-1 Practitioner and has certificates in SMT-1, SMT-2 and SMT-3 with the American Spinal Manipulative Institute. He has presented over 1,300 times both locally and internationally on various orthopedic and sports medicine topics. Recently Dr. O'Halloran's investigational work on the earlier facilitation of gait in the Total Knee Arthroplasty patient has been cited in a peer-reviewed journal publication.

Click here for information about John O'Halloran
Live Online Training OR On-Demand
Transforming Total Joint Rehab
Fast-Track Function, Mobility & Return to Activity
FEATURING – John O'Halloran
September 12, 2024 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Eastern
Earn up to 6 CE hours! Click here for Credit details.
Why You Should Attend This Live Virtual Training
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Unlock best-kept secrets to gain those last degrees of ROM in less treatments
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Erase compensatory and faulty movements impairing function - Shrugs, Hikes, and Scapular winging
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NEW gait training techniques that will have patients walking better than before
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Treatment techniques specific to the first 21 days of rehab
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Discover dozens of new manual therapy techniques and corrective exercises
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Accelerate your patient's ability to participate in meaningful activities
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Master intra-active functional rehabilitation methods to unleash unrestricted mobility
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Confidently answer on the spot questions from your patients

Frequently Asked Questions

If you work with patients who have had, or plan to have, a total joint replacement procedure, this training was designed for you! Whether you're a Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Athletic Trainer, or other rehab professional, you'll walk away with practical therapeutic techniques to use in the clinic the very next day!

We're glad you asked! You'll learn how to design effective, individualized rehabilitation plans that promote accelerated recovery, enhance long-term joint function, and reduce setbacks for your patients.

Program Learning Objectives:
  1. Analyze the history of Total Joint Arthroplasty and modern evidence-based advances in same-day surgery, pain management, and accelerated mobility to improve function.
  2. Identify the common concerns and frequently asked questions (FAQs) raised by patients to understand the reasons behind the dissatisfaction of 25% of Total Joint Patients.
  3. Utilize tailored rehab methods that address patients who encounter barriers to recovery and IADL and do not meet anticipated functional goals.
  4. Determine therapeutic solutions to accelerate return to activity and sport following Total Shoulder, Hip and Knee Arthroplasty.
  5. Choose functional assessments for pre-op and post-op gait analysis for patients undergoing total hip and knee replacement surgeries.
  6. Utilize skills in an experiential lab focused on manual therapy and corrective exercises, specifically addressing Total Shoulder, Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty, and Total Hip and Knee range of motion

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.

Thursday, September 12, 2024
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Eastern
*There will be a 1 hour lunch break, and 15 minute mid-morning and afternoon breaks

Yes, On-Demand recording purchasers can receive “self-study” CE credit for this training. Just click on the pre-order now link to take advantage of the on-demand recording!
Live Online Training OR On-Demand
Transforming Total Joint Rehab
Fast-Track Function, Mobility & Return to Activity
FEATURING – John O'Halloran
September 12, 2024 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Eastern
Earn up to 6 CE hours! Click here for Credit details.

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