Cervical Spine and Shoulder Differential Diagnosis - Musculoskeletal vs Systemic Origin of Pain
Uncover the art of differentiating between musculoskeletal pain and systemic causes of the shoulder and cervical spine, enabling you to save time, identify red flags, and improve patient outcomes. We'll start by reviewing cervical spine and shoulder anatomy, then delve into common musculoskeletal diagnoses, special tests, and evidence-based systemic causes for shoulder and neck pain.
Get ready to spot red flags and recognize referred pain patterns masquerading as musculoskeletal symptoms. Engaging case studies will allow you to apply your knowledge in real-life scenarios, making this cours...Read moree both educational and fun. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your expertise and improve patient outcomes! Less...
- Perform differential diagnosis of cervical spine and shoulder joint.
- Discuss the scope of PT/OT in identifying red flags and criteria for referral to the physician.
- Perform special tests for musculoskeletal evaluation of shoulder and neck.
- Identify referred pain patterns.
Saturday, September 16, 2023
01:00 PM EDT - 04:10 PM EDTRegister for this Webinar
About the speaker
Rina Pandya, PT, DPT
Dr. Pandya graduated from Manipal University, India in 2000 as well as University of Michigan, in 2018 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Rina conducts live webinars and is part of the continuing professional development teaching community with courses published in the UK, US, South Africa, Ireland and Australia. Rina is a member of APTA, HCPC-UK and OAP-Oman. Her pocket-books are now available on Amazon titled - Orthopedic Assessments made easy.
Agenda1:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Introduction and importance of therapists in screening and referring patients.
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm: Cervical spine and shoulder anatomy review of key components.
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Common musculoskeletal diagnoses and special tests.
2:30 pm - 2:40 pm: 10 minute break.
2:40 pm - 3:10 pm: Evidence-based systemic causes for shoulder and neck pain and effective treatment.
3:10 pm - 3:40 pm: Identifying red flags and referred pain patterns.
3:40 pm - 4:10 pm: Application through real-life case studies, Q&A, and conclusion.
CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours
New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy
Texas Physical Therapy Association
Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
Ohio Physical Therapy Association
Michigan Board of Physical Therapy
Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice
Michigan Board of Occupational Therapy
Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board
New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy
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