Orthopedics Tonight

Posted on Jun 14, 2018


Take part in this evening's Orthopedics Real-Time Live Webinar with Dr. John Riggs.


6/14/2018 7:00-9:00 PM Central Time

Topic: "Orthopedic 302: Trunk and Shoulder Entrapment Syndromes"

Credit Hours: 2

Instructor: John H. Riggs III, D.C., F.A.C.O.


Course Description: Postural stresses and deformities due to weak muscles, poor habits, anatomical variations, and modern stresses to the joints and soft tissues due to work and sports activities can result in entrapment of peripheral nerves in the scapular, shoulder, rib cage, and thoracic outlet areas.. This course covers the anatomy and physiology of common trunk and shoulder entrapment syndromes. This class will emphasize identifying and conservatively managing the various entrapment syndromes, sometimes referred to as tunnel syndromes. This presentation will also provide patient education strategies for the prevention and home management of entrapments.


Course Outline:

Detailed description of upper extremity anatomy and nerve entrapment physiology

Causes of nerve entrapment syndromes

Diagnosis and differential diagnosis for nerve entrapment syndromes. Differentiating entrapments from radiculopathies

Chiropractic management and co-management of entrapment syndromes

Patient education strategies for prevention, rehabilitation and home care.


Learning Objectives:

Develop a better understanding of anatomy and physiology trunk and shoulder nerve entrapments and their clinical implications

Enhance clinical knowledge to properly diagnose and treat/co-treat entrapment syndromes

Learn ways to educate patients in prevention strategies, home care methods, and activity modification

Learn new skills in managing entrapment syndromes including nutrition


Follow the link to register https://www.ccedseminars.com/pages/course-details.php?id=666 #Chiropractic #Chiropractor #BoardApprovedCE

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