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Going Global: The Ultimate Upper Quarter Course


May 18 - 19 2024


All Day


Cape Town

This course is suited for the therapist involved in the treatment of patients with acute, unresolved or persistent pain or dysfunction of Upper Quarter origin.

Instructor: Tanya Bell-Jenje

Highlights of Course

  • 2 day Intensive Practical Learning
  • Biomechanics and Clinical Anatomy
  • Assess the Upper Quarter in detail
  • Myofascial Release Techniques
  • Pre‐habilitate injury risk factors

In Person Practical Course

On this course you will learn:

  • Understand the biomechanics and clinical anatomy of the glenohumeral, scapulo‐thoracic, scapulo‐humeral and cervico‐thoracic regions in a unique, clinically applicable manner.
  • Recognise abnormal scapular and glenohumeral positional changes and its effect on the presenting pathology.
  • Understand & identify the causative factors in various upper quarter syndromes.
  • Predict risk for future injury of the upper quarter.
  • Assess the upper quarter in detail. This assessment is unique, providing maximum information with minimum tests. A novel assessment form is provided for immediate use in your treatment rooms.
  • Use clinical reasoning to identify source of symptoms and the appropriate management.
  • Learn to reason where you should start with management: with glenohumeral or scapular or cervical dysfunction. Which is the chicken & which is the egg?
  • Correctly teach your patient selected stabilisation strategies (to improve motor control & control of the neutral) of the craniovertebral, scapula and glenohumeral joints from the initial acute phase (in neutral) to full return to their pre‐injury level.
  • Pre‐habilitate injury risk factors to prevent injury, minimise costs and allow the professional athlete to be less hampered by persistent injury.
  • Progress rehabilitation in functionally ideal positions for optimal return to the patients’ preinjury level.
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Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: May 18 - 19 2024
  • Time: All Day

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