Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Approach to Shoulder Pain
2.0 Level 1A CME Webinar
Wednesday September 29, 2021 7:00-8:30pm EST
Shoulder pain and dysfunction account for greater than 14% of all general practice encounters, which is 3rd after back and neck pain among musculoskeletal complaints in the primary care setting.
Approximately 50% apparently resolve within 6 months, while about 40% may persist up to 12 months.
Pain in the shoulder can have many different causes including the primary joint itself, but more commonly it’s caused by the muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia or boney dysfuntion of the full shoulder girdle.
This CME will discuss and demonstrate the Osteopathic Evaluation and Treatment of the Shoulder.
- Review of shoulder girdle anatomy and possible causes of shoulder pain and dysfuntion.
- Review of traditional orthopedic exam of the shoulder to rule out definitive pathology.
- Review of somatic dysfunction that can be underlying cause of shoulder pain.
- Review of OMM techniques to address somatic dysfunction of the shoulder girdle joints and myofascial tissues.
- Educate stretches and other self-healing tools patients can do for themselves to help heal their shoulder dysfunction and pain.
- Participants will read prior to the webinar “Osteopathic treatment of patients with shoulder pain. A pragmatic randomized controlled trail
- Group Discussion on above article during which each participant shares their thoughts.
- Demonstrate Traditional Orthopedic exam of the shoulder to rule in or out specific pathology.
- Demonstrate Osteopathic exam for somatic dysfunction of shoulder girdle and surrounding tissues.
- Demonstrate OMT for all somatic dysfunction related to shoulder pain.
- Interactive exercises that patients will be able to use as self-healing tools.
Number of CME’s=2.0
This will be an online live course that will take place on zoom. After registering you will receive an email with instructions and links.