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Continuing Professional Education

WholeHealth Chicago Continuing Professional Education

The Shoulder: Theory and Practice
Dr. Jeremy Lewis
London-based Consultant Physiotherapist and Professor of Musculoskeletal Research
October 6-7, 2018; 13.5 contact hours

WholeHealth Chicago welcomes Jeremy Lewis, London-based physiotherapist, researcher, and international lecturer, to Chicago for his two-day course The Shoulder: Theory and Practice on Saturday and Sunday, October 6 and 7.

The Shoulder: Theory and Practice teaches a functional, patient-focused, and outcomes-based approach to the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions involving the shoulder region. Taught worldwide in more than 35 countries and informed by decades of clinical, teaching, and research experience, the course is continually updated to integrate the latest research.

In addition to assessment and management of the shoulder region, this course synthesizes the complex relationships between the shoulder and body biomechanics, pain science, lifestyle, patient psychosocial factors, beliefs and expectations, best practice, and more.

It’s also guaranteed to be fun!  Course participants can expect to have an overview of shoulder anatomy, function, and conditions we typically see clinically as well as a thorough discussion of the importance of functional and patient-focused methods for assessment and management.  A practical component of the course will help participants implement what they learn right away.

Course Location: WholeHealth Chicago, 2265 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

Registration: $545

Dates: Two-day course, Saturday and Sunday, October 6-7.

Times: 9 am to 5:30 pm on Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm on Sunday.  Participants may arrive as early as 8:30 am. 13.5 contact hours.

Lodging: Chicago is home to many hotels that are a quick cab ride away from WholeHealth Chicago.  We are working to secure a special corporate rate with a nearby hotel. Details will be sent to registered participants via email.

Lunch: There are several restaurants within walking distance for lunch.  Coffee, tea, and light snacks will be available for breaks.

Participants will receive a course booklet (print and digital copies will be available) and a Lewis Shoulder Fixation Belt.

Registration is limited to 24 participants. Registration fees are non-refundable.

Additional Information

Course Objectives
1. To develop a better understanding of the clinical anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder girdle.
2. To appreciate the importance of taking a biopsychosocial approach to patient management.

3. To develop a comprehensive subjective and physical evaluation strategy for the shoulder that considers local and referred sources of pain and directs the clinician to develop an appropriate management plan.
4. To develop greater confidence with the physical assessment of the shoulder region and a better understanding of the evidence for the use of the selected assessment techniques.

5. To develop a greater understanding and knowledge of various pathologies of the shoulder girdle.

6. To develop greater competency in the management of patients with a variety of shoulder pathologies.

7. To review the research evidence relating to the influence of posture and muscle imbalance and its relationship with shoulder pathology.

8. To review the evidence underpinning the pathology and the assessment and management of various shoulder conditions, including rotator cuff-related shoulder pain and frozen shoulder.
9. To review the research evidence evaluating the use of diagnostic imaging as part of the management for musculoskeletal disorders of the shoulder.

10. To review the research evidence evaluating the use of injections as part of the management for musculoskeletal disorders of the shoulder.

11. To develop greater confidence in the use of exercise therapy and other techniques for managing shoulder conditions and un the evaluation of the efficacy of the techniques, balanced against the evidence base for using these techniques.

Course Reviews

“Complete change to the way I think about shoulders. Best course I have ever done.”

“One of the best courses I have been on, all courses should aim to be this good.”

“Excellent presentation style. Enjoyed lectures and practical sessions. Very impressed with depth and breadth of knowledge and how well it relates to clinical practice.”

“Great explanations, very in-depth, great synthesis of research evidence.”

“Thank you, thank you, fantastic, great teaching style, great sense of humour.”

“100% useful. Very inspirational. Best shoulder course yet.”

“Before I did this course, the world was flat!”

“Brilliant presentation, extremely useful material and very appropriate for current practice.

“Probably one of the most useful and reassuring courses I have been on.”

“Excellent presentation style. Enjoyed lectures and practical sessions. Very impressed with depth and breadth of knowledge and how well it relates to clinical practice.”

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