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USC Hosts Interdisciplinary Shoulder Conference on September 10, 2016

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  • USC Hosts Interdisciplinary Shoulder Conference on September 10, 2016

    Please join us for USC Shoulder Update 2016 on September 10, 2016 at the USC Health Sciences Campus in Los Angeles, CA.
    The conference will be held from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

    Course Description:
    This one day course highlights current research and practice for the treatment of musculoskeletal shoulder disorders. The symposium will cover a wide range of topics that have direct clinical application. Current literature will be used to provide a strong evidence-based approach for evaluation, surgical and non-surgical management, and interventions for the treatment of musculoskeletal shoulder disorders.

    Course Objectives:
    Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
    - Explain the significance of both the patho-anatomic diagnosis and rehabilitation classification for common shoulder disorders
    - Determine if scapular dyskinesis is present and relevant to the a patient’s presentation of shoulder pain
    - Examine current rehabilitation strategies and choose appropriate techniques for musculoskeletal shoulder pain
    - Select physical examination tests to diagnoses musculoskeletal shoulder pain based on current diagnostic accuracy evidence
    - Discuss treatment strategies for operative, post-operative, and non-operative management of instability, rotator cuff disease, and frozen shoulder
    - Discuss treatment strategies for post-operative treatment for instability, rotator cuff repair, shoulder arthroplasty, and labral injuries.
    - Describe the predictors of shoulder/ elbow injuries in baseball, and strategies to prevent injuries

    Confirmed Speakers:
    Kira Chow, MD
    Aimee Diaz, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC
    Seth Gamradt, MD
    John Itamura, MD
    Chris Gerona, PT, DPT, SCS
    Rick Hatch, MD
    Hillary Plummer, PhD, ATC
    Federico Pozzi, PhD, PT
    Bernard Li, PT, DPT, OCS SCS
    Phil McLure PhD, PT
    Lori Michener, PhD, PT, FAPTA
    Reza Omid, MD
    Jonathan Sum, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

    6.5 Contact Hours or .7 CEU's

    Early Bird Individual Registration ((until July 18): $170
    Individual Registration:$195
    Early Bird: USC Alumni/USC Clinical Instructor (until July 18): $145
    USC Alumni/USC Clinical Instructor Registration: $170

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