From visiting lecturers to golf outings, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Doctor of Physical Therapy program hosts a wide variety of annual events aimed at showcasing the program for prospective students, educating current students or building relationships with alumni. Check out our upcoming events. We'd love to see you at one soon!
Continuing education: "Current Concepts in Evaluation and Treatment of the Shoulder in the Overhead Athlete"
Todd Ellenbecker DPT, MS
This 7.5-hour course will contain lecture and live – demonstration of evidence based evaluation techniques and specific interventions to address characteristic deficits in ROM and strength in the overhead athlete. Scapular evaluation and stabilization techniques will be discussed in addition to presentation of specific exercise progressions to improve rotator cuff strength based on EMG research. Recent advances in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair rehabilitation will be covered including specific basic science research providing guidance on ROM and strength progression following repair.