MUSCULOSKELETAL DYSFUNCTION- PATHOLOGIES OF THE UPPER EXTREMITY
The musculoskeletal system is the foundation of human body and during a lifetime it may be vulnerable to pathological and traumatic injury and dysfunction. Injuries that can lead to dysfunction include; fractures, sprains, strains, repetitive actions of daily function which can lead to tissue stresses, inflammation and degenerative joint processes.
Through a thorough discussion students will review fundamental anatomy, joint function - normal and abnormal perspectives, with an emphasis on how acute and chronic stresses can cause pain, trauma and pathology, which lead to dysfunction and mechanical deviations. Conditions addressed include; rotator cuff disorder (impingement syndrome), degenerative joint disease (osteoarthritis), shoulder instability, nerve compression (carpal tunnel), tendonitis, bursitis, epicondylitis, and more.
This course is designed for the fitness professional who desires an in-depth understanding to these conditions that lead to dysfunction, and what their role as a professional is in the rehabilitation continuum. 2.5 AAPTE CEC's
Presenter: Theresa Cordova
1.Obtain an understanding of the common musculoskeletal dysfunctions.
2.Recognize the affects that force can have on various tissues.
3.Understand the role of the personal trainer in the rehabilitation continuum.