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Sports Injuries 254: Upper Extremity Osteoarthritis

Online $40.00 2 Donald Ozello, DC, CCN, CCSM

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 Topic: Sports Injuries 254: Upper Extremity Osteoarthritis

Credit Hours: 2

Instructor: Donald Ozello, DC

Course Description: Athletes may acquire osteoarthritis at a higher rate than non-athletes. Many senior athletes continue to train and compete even though they may have a degenerative joint condition. This program begins with an in-depth review of anatomy, physiology of the upper extremity joints. The course describes the anatomical and physiological changes of osteoarthritis and the corresponding symptoms. This class details the mechanism of injury and the causation factors of osteoarthritis including overuse and traumatic injuries sources. The program progresses to thoroughly review the clinical evaluation of sports injuries to the upper extremities including consultation, examination and imaging. The class describes in-office chiropractic treatment and provides in-depth patient education and rehabilitation exercises. Nutritional and supplementation support of osteoarthritis to enhance and prolong athletic activity is covered.

Course Outline:

  • Detailed description of the anatomy and physiology of upper extremity joints
  • Explanation of anatomical and physiological changes, mechanism of injury and symptoms of osteoarthritis
  • In-office chiropractic diagnostic procedures and treatment approaches
  • Patient education strategies for management, rehabilitation and continuation of activity
  • Nutritional and supplementation support of osteoarthritis

Learning Objectives:

  • Build an increased understanding of anatomy & physiology of the upper extremity
  • Expand clinical knowledge to properly diagnose and treat osteoarthritis
  • Develop tools to better educate patients in prevention and management of osteoarthritis
  • Application of new skills in the management of sports medicine to further along athletes to continue training and competing
  • Heighten your ability to use nutrition and supplementation strategies

Donald A. Ozello, DC graduated from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1995. He is the owner and treating doctor at Championship Chiropractic in Las Vegas, Nevada. His mission is to educate and inspire others to live healthier, fitter, more functional lives. He has a family practice but his passion is treating sports injuries.

Dr. Donald A. Ozello is the author of “Running: Maximize Performance & Minimize Injuries.” He is published in The Las Vegas Informer, OnFitness Magazine, Las Vegas Man Magazine, LiveStrong.com and SpineUniverse.com. He posts educational video courses on Curious.com and YouTube. His video show, Dr Ozello’s Sports Medicine Report, is published on YouTube every Thursday. His video show, Two Minutes of Anatomy is published on YouTube every Monday and his newest video show, Championship Fitness is published every Tuesday.

Dr. Donald A. Ozello is a fitness enthusiast. Functional kettlebell training, running, bike riding and core training are his favorite forms of exercise. Before pursuing his career in Chiropractic, Donald served in the United States Navy aboard the USS Bremerton, SSN 698.

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