Adhesive Capsulitis is characterized by a painful, gradual loss of motion which may lead to significant functional limitations. This session reviews the epidemiology, classification, and differential diagnosis associated with adhesive capsulitis. Current evidence related to conservative therapy management utilizing activity and joint mobilization is reviewed.
Course created on September 13, 2022
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 05075; CE Broker/2.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-942824; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the anatomical and pathophysiological changes and differentiate the signs and symptoms of each stage of adhesive capsulitis.
- After this course, participants will be able to compare and contrast the associated differential diagnosis considerations and list patient classification and treatment strategies based on irritability level.
- After this course, participants will be able to apply an evidence-based treatment program for patients with adhesive capsulitis incorporating purposeful activity.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-45 Minutes||Etiology & pathology|
|45-60 Minutes||Patient classification|
|75-105 Minutes||Evidence-based treatment interventions|
|105-120 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, CSCS Orthopedics
Dr. Nolan is an Associate Clinical Professor at Northeastern University in the Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences, as well as a Graduate Lecturer in the College of Professional Studies in the transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Northeastern University. David is also a Clinical Specialist at the Mass General Sports Physical Therapy Service and the Director of the MGH / Northeastern University Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program.
Dr. Nolan is a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and Sports Clinical Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is a past recipient of the “Excellence in Clinical Teaching” award from the New England Consortium of Academic Coordinators of Clinical Education as well as the award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Practice by the Massachusetts Chapter of the APTA. Dr. Nolan was also presented with the 2019 Lynn Wallace Clinical Educator award from the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy.
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