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Aimed at the frontline practitioner, this two-day course will introduce a systematic approach the assessment of the Upper Limb, and offer options for the management of Upper Limb conditions including exercise-based rehabilitation, manual therapy and discussion around the reasoned use of other therapeutic adjuncts. This course aims to equip the attendee with immediate ‘clinic-ready’ strategies, and to consider the person beyond the pathology.

Andrew and Thomas will draw upon their combined experience of assessing and managing Upper Limb conditions in a variety of settings including NHS Practice, Private Practice, Musculoskeletal Service, First Contact Primary Care and Elite Sport. Andrew is a member of the British Elbow & Shoulder Society (BESS) and sits on the Education Committee for the European Society of Shoulder & Elbow Rehabilitation (EUSSER) whilst Thomas is a member of the British Association of Hand Therapists (BAHT).

Due to Andrew’s position on the EUSSER Education Committee, this course is available with a 10% discount to all EUSSER members. Please email Lynn prior to booking with your EUSSER membership details to take advantage of this discount:

Delegates are updated with regard to:

    • Assessment and differential diagnosis of Upper Limb conditions.
    • Rationalisation of diagnostic interventions for common disorders as appropriate including:
      • Red flags and Masquerades
      • Ruling out the Cervical Spine in Upper Limb conditions
      • Advanced Neurological Examination
      • ‘Special tests’ – which have clinical utility?
      • Imaging – when, what and why?
    • Symptom modification – including the use of the Mulligan Concept to inform both diagnostic and treatment utility.
    • Rehabilitation of common disorders affecting the Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand including (amongst others):
      • Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain
      • The Unstable Shoulder
      • Tennis Elbow
      • Golfer’s Elbow
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is suitable for all musculoskeletal practitioners that assess or rehabilitate Upper Limb conditions. It will be particularly useful to Newly Qualified, Junior or Senior Physiotherapists within musculoskeletal practice or aspiring ESP clinicians within First Contact Roles of MSK/Orthopaedic triage.

Whilst this course is delivered in association with the Mulligan Concept Teachers Association, it is not accredited as part of the CMP programme.

Here is a video sample from a previous course

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