Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Upper Extremity Dysfunctions 2.0 Level 1A CME Webinar
Wednesday June 9, 2021 7:00-8:30pm EST
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Upper Extremity Dysfunctions
From thoracic outlet syndrome to carpal tunnel syndrome: the differential diagnosis for hand parasthesias. How to evaluate and treat with an osteopathic perspective.
- Review differential diagnosis for patient complaining of hand parasthesias.
- Review physical exam findings for thoracic outlet syndrome, epicondylitis and carpal tunnel syndrome specifically.
- Review OMM techniques to address/treat thoracic outlet syndrome, epicondylitis and carpal tunnel syndrome.
- Educate stretches patient should do at home to help heal upper extremity somatic dysfunctions.
- All attendees will read prior to live webinar JAOA article: “Effectiveness of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Pilot Project”.
- Discussion on above article with the group having each attendee comment and give input.
- Discuss differential diagnosis for hand parasthesias and physical exam highlights to help isolate primary cause.
- Trish Murray, D.O. demonstrates OMM techniques to treat thoracic outlet syndrome, epicondylitis and carpal tunnel syndrome somatic dysfunctions with attendees interacting with questions as well as practicing with someone.
- Demonstration and participation in performing stretches for neck, chest, upper back and upper extremity that patients can be taught to do at home.
This will be an online live course that will take place on zoom. After registering you will receive an email with instructions and links.