The Stiff Shoulder Module

The Stiff Shoulder Module

In this module you will learn how to make an accurate diagnosis of stiff shoulder conditions using clinical examination and diagnostic imaging, and how to apply evidence-based, non-surgical management for frozen shoulder and glenohumeral osteoarthritis as well as Surgical Management & Post-Operative Rehabilitation of the Stiff Shoulder.

 

Diagnosis of the stiff shoulder

Many conditions can present with a 'stiff shoulder', and an accurate differential diagnosis is important in guiding management. 

In this lesson, we cover:

  • Definition of the 'stiff shoulder'
  • Diagnosis of glenohumeral joint pain
  • Diagnosis of glenohumeral joint stiffness
  • Differential diagnosis of 'stiff shoulder' conditions.

Frozen shoulder

In this lesson, we look at Frozen Shoulder. We will cover:

  • Pathoaetiology
  • Natural history
  • Diagnosis of glenohumeral joint stiffness
  • Diagnosis
  • Non-operative management
  • Evidence-informed physiotherapy management
  • Referral criteria

Glenohumeral osteoarthritis

In this lesson, we look at glenohumeral osteoarthritis. We will cover:

  • Pathoaetiology
  • Natural history
  • Diagnosis
  • Non-operative management
  • Referral criteria

Study time: 9 hrs (approx.)

  • The Stiff Shoulder

 

Duration: 90 days
Price: NZ$120.00