Joint Replacement, Recovery & Rehabilitation Evidence-Based Strategies to Manage Pain & Improve Outcomes
Hips, shoulders, knees, and elbows — are you up to date on the latest advancements in joint care?
From minimally invasive surgery to traditional joint replacement… from commonly prescribed post-op medications to revolutionary drug-free pain relief… it’s all here!
In this completely self-paced course, you’ll work from the comfort of your home (or office) as you go deeper than ever studying cutting-edge joint rehab innovations.
We’ll show you what works best — so you can help your patients recover more quickly and more safely than ever.
By the end of this step-by-step advanced skills training, you’ll be confidently educating your patients and improving therapeutic outcomes as you help clients:
- Find long-lasting solutions for joint recovery and rehabilitation
- Understand their options for total joint replacement (including risks and complications)
- Recover faster and reduce the possibility of setbacks
- Come to terms with one of the most important measures out there: quality of life
- Improve their functioning, increase their mobility, manage their pain, and so much more!
No need to stress out about work — take these proven methods and strategies to your clinic and enjoy that feeling of complete and total confidence.
Because when you finally know how to respond to that client facing total joint replacement — everything will change.
These are the evidence-based joint strategies you’ve been waiting for.
From smart narcotic strategies to surgical discharge — pre-op, post-op, rehab and beyond, transform how you work with joint injuries and degenerative joint issues.
Through video presentations, case studies, demonstrations, and the latest research, you’ll see that what once seemed impossible is now a reality for today’s total joint candidates!
It’s all here: we’ll help you design the most effective individualized treatment plans for your patients. We’re here to make the joint recovery process a whole lot easier!
Here’s what you get when you purchase this course:
Managing Joint Changes in Older Adults
- Overview of Diagnostic Testing & Lab Tests
- Degenerative Disc Disease
Conservative & Surgical Treatment Options
- Diet & Supplements
- Prehab & Rehab
- Case Reports & Examples
- Surgical Options
- Quality of Life
Joint Mechanics & Muscle Imbalance
- Physical Examination of the Lower Extremities
- Gait Assessment
- Hip, Knee, and Foot Assessment
- Risk Factors
- Introduction to Surgical Options
Corrective Interventions for Total Hip and Knee Patients
- Looking Ahead to the Future
- Surgical Complications
- Pain Management & Medications
- Assistive Devices
- Return to Movement: Balance, Stretching & Strengthening
Chad M. Thompson PT, DPT, OCS, is the director for the Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT), Georgetown, Kentucky location. Chad has nearly 30 years of experience working with joint rehabilitation in both acute and outpatient phases. He is APTA Board Certified in orthopedics and contributes to the specialty through the development of written treatment protocols. His expertise has been sought for audiences across the United States of experienced rehab professionals on a variety of degenerative and total joint topics.
He consults on legal cases involving physical therapy malpractice and has served as an expert witness as well. In addition, Chad is a clinical instructor for the University of Kentucky, University of Louisville and assists in supervising the Samaritan Free Clinic. This clinic allows students to assess and treat underserved patients under the supervision of a PT.
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Dr. Terry L Rzepkowski, DPT, MS, BS, is a Doctor of Physical Therapy with specialization in Orthopedic Physical Therapy. Throughout his 37-year career, he has specialized in Orthopedics, specifically: Musculoskeletal out-patient rehab as an independent private practitioner, Total Joint Replacement Surgery, and Sports Medicine. A professor in the Health Science department for Nova Southeastern University Terry provides instruction in Anatomy, Biomechanics, Kinesiology, and Neuro anatomy; Terry has extensive knowledge in relating the complexities of the Orthopedic joint replacement patient. Terry’s current clinical role as home care therapist working exclusively with orthopedic surgical patients in Tampa FL, provides a platform for staying abreast of the latest techniques and protocols utilized in joint care rehab. As a sought-after presenter, he enjoys sharing his knowledge with interdisciplinary audiences around the country. Terry has spoken professionally on shoulder, knee, and hip injuries with advances in orthopedic management.
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