Management of Common Conditions - Chiropractic Doctor

Management of Common Conditions 219
Evaluation and Treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis

1.0

  • Recall the clinical definition of adhesive capsulitis, based on shoulder range of motion measurements.
  • List 5 risk factors for adhesive capsulitis.
  • Enumerate the 4 pathophysiological stages of adhesive capsulitis.
  • List and define the 3 sub-components of the tissue-response classification system for adhesive capsulitis.
  • Provide 2 clinical findings for each of the 3 sub-components of the tissue-response classification system for adhesive capsulitis.
  • State 3 treatment guidelines for each of the 3 sub-components of the tissue-response classification system for adhesive capsulitis.
  • Summarize the grades of evidence for common physical therapy interventions (i.e. therapeutic exercise, joint mobilizations, modalities and patient education) for adhesive capsulitis

Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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Management of Common Conditions 217
Acute Concussion Management

3.0

Hour 1

  • Describe pathophysiology as it relates to concussions. 
  • Discuss the diagnosis and prognosis of concussions.
  • Review concussion red flags and dangers of manipulation.
  • Understand the health concerns of pediatric athletes.
  • Explore diagnostic tests to evaluate concussion status.

Hour 2

  • Demonstrate non-thrust treatment techniques.
  • Introduce the half-somersault maneuver for vertigo relief.
  • Address cranial nerve lesions with manipulation techniques.
  • Explore sleep strategies for concussed patients.
  • Incorporate nutritional support for better brain function.
  • Discuss cardio exercise to stimulate blood flow to the brain.

Hour 3

  • Apply mobility exercises to improve musculoskeletal function.
  • Integrate PreActive StretchingSM protocols to improve agility.
  • Explain return to lifestyle guidelines.
  • Understand modifying factors for RTP.
  • Compare professional Position Papers.
  • Discuss the role of Chiropractors and concussions.

Todd Turnbull, DC

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Management of Common Conditions 216
Evaluation and Management of Common Upper and Lower Extremity Conditions

3.0

Hour 1

  • Describe techniques and principles of examination for peripheral joints
  • Identify important surface anatomy of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand
  • Identify normal range of motion of the joints of the upper extremity
  • Describe how to perform an examination of the upper extremity
  • Recognize common musculoskeletal abnormalities

Hour 2

  • Outline special maneuvers for the evaluation of carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Outline special maneuvers for the evaluation of shoulder impingement syndrome
  • Identify important landmarks necessary for the exam of lower extremities
  • Describe the physical examination technique for the lower extremities
  • Interpret normal findings, including range of motion of the hip, knee and ankle
  • Recognize some common abnormal findings through physical examination
  • Describe some special maneuvers for examination of the hip, knee and ankle

Hour 3

  • Outline special maneuvers for the evaluation of knee instability.
  • Outline special maneuvers for the evaluation of an inversion ankle sprain
  • Distinguish the differences between anterior interosseous membrane syndrome and tibial stress fracture.
  • Design a treatment plan for acute patients with myofascial dysfunction for the upper and lower extremities.


Jennifer Illes, DC

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Management of Common Conditions 215
Concussion: Return to Play Guidelines

3.0

Hour 1

  • Discuss concussion causes and pathophysiology.
  • Introduce return to play guidelines.
  • Explore other return to lifestyle guidelines.
  • Understand modifying factors for RTP.
  • Examine concussion grading procedures.

Hour 2

  • Review tools for concussion evaluation.
  • Understand the health concerns of pediatric athletes.
  • Incorporate strategies for pediatric patients.
  • Apply pediatric RTP guidelines for football.

Hour 3

  • Investigate medico-legal issues of RTP.
  • Explore appropriate documentation standards.
  • Read state concussion law development.
  • Compare professional Position Papers.
  • Discuss the role of Chiropractors.

Todd Turnbull, DC

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Management of Common Conditions 214
Shoulder Pain

3.0

Hour 1
  • Discuss shoulder anatomy.
  • Differentiate the causes of shoulder pain
  • Assess joint mobility and muscle function.
  • Apply manual manipulation to reduce shoulder dysfunction.
  • Incorporate rehab techniques to restore strength and flexibility.

Hour 2

  • Discuss scapulo-thoracic anatomy.
  • Define the causes of scapulo-thoracic pain.
  • Assess joint mobility and muscle function.
  • Apply manual manipulation to reduce scapular dysfunction.
  • Introduce rehab techniques to restore strength and mobility.

Hour 3

  • Discuss gleno-humeral anatomy.
  • Define the causes of gleno-humeral pain.
  • Assess joint mobility and muscle function.
  • Apply manual manipulation to reduce joint dysfunction.
  • Introduce rehab techniques to restore strength and mobility.

Todd Turnbull, DC

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Management of Common Conditions 213

Conservative Management of Parkinson's Disease


1.0

  • Present literature based dietary recommendations for Parkinson’s disease symptom management
  • Discuss literature based exercise recommendations for Parkinson’s disease symptom management, with an emphasis on aerobic exercise
  • Review the literature regarding acupuncture for Parkinson’s disease symptom management
  • Discuss lifestyle modifications that can be helpful with Parkinson’s disease symptom management

Ivo Waerlop, DC

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Management of Common Conditions 212
Concussion Rehabilitation

3.0

Hour 1

  • Determine appropriate protocols for patient progress.
  • Discuss tools to reduce vertigo symptoms.
  • Incorporate nutritional support for better brain function.
  • Utilize brain therapy programs to improve cognition.
  • Apply traction therapy to reduce intrathecal pressure.
  • Introduce vision evaluation testing tools.

Hour 2

  • Incorporate gaze stabilization exercises for oculomotor function. Evaluate balance and stability with a variety of tools.
  • Demonstrate balance exercises to improve proprioception.
  • Discuss cardio exercise to stimulate blood flow and neogenesis.
  • Apply cervical strength protocols using graduated isometrics.
Hour 3
  • Apply jaw exercises to reduce TMJ symptoms.
  • Discuss post-exercise therapy recovery strategies.
  • Demonstrate mobility exercises to improve joint function.
  • Integrate therapeutic stretching protocols to improve agility.
  • Illustrate self release techniques to enhance mobility.

Todd Turnbull, DC

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Management of Common Conditions 211
Lyme Disease

1.0

  • Understand the basics of Lyme disease
  • Review the literature and studies available in summarized format
  • Understand the current complications with testing procedures
  • Recognize cases that may present as chronic neuromusculoskeletal conditions may have an additional differential diagnosis of Lyme disease
  • Apply non-prescription nutritional supplement recommendations to patients with acute or chronic Lyme disease

Kristen Halland, DC, DABCA

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Management of Common Conditions 210 - 215
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Management of Common Conditions 210
Upper Extremity I

1.0

  • Discuss the state of the literature on common treatment options for adhesive capsulitis
  • Apply an effective and streamlined exercise program in the management of subacromial impingement
  • Recognize the value of radial nerve mobilization in patients with thumb carpometacarpal osteoarthritis
  • Appraise the potential value of adding low-level laser therapy to other interventions for subacromial impingement
  • Summarize the state of the literature regarding Kinesiotape for preventing sports injuries

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Management of Common Conditions 209
Evaluation and Management of the TMJ

3.0

  • Discuss the prevalence and etiology of temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD)
  • Define the anatomy of the TMJ and surrounding facial structures.
  • Recognize the three most common causes of temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) seen within the chiropractic practice.
  • Outline various types of pain referral sources to the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).
  • Evaluate the TMJ using physical examination procedures
  • Compare and contrast TMJ synovitis and capsulitis
  • Distinguish the difference between anterior disc displacements with and without reduction
  • Describe standard imaging processes ordered for specific TMJ conditions
  • Outline various conservative management options for temporomandibular disorders
  • Construct a treatment plan for a typical patient with temporomandibular dysfunction
  • Apply specific myofascial techniques for the muscles of mastication
  • Define the co-management care of a dental professional with patients presenting temporomandibular joint dysfunction

Jennifer Illes, DC

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Management of Common Conditions 208 - 211
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Management of Common Conditions 208
Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Non-Surgical and Surgical SLAP Tears

1.0

  • Classify functional anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder - scapula complex
  • Apply current strategies for the evaluation of patients with scapular disorders
  • Perform innovative  scapular mobilization techniques for the patient with scapular dyskinesia
  • Differentiate the relationship between scapular dyskinesia, soft tissue/muscle tightness, and shoulder pathology
  • Integrate a systematic scapular muscle training program / protocol for patients with scapular dyskinesia

Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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Management of Common Conditions 207
Joint and Soft Tissue Mobilization Techniques for the Shoulder-Scapula Complex

1.0

  • Define and differentiate the anatomical relationship between the rotator cuff muscles and the glenohumeral joint capsule
  • Gain deeper insight into the causes and treatment of scapula dyskinesia
  • Describe and perform contemporary scapula mobilization techniques
  • Apply innovative soft tissue mobilization techniques to patients with shoulder hypomobility
  • Perform soft tissue mobilization techniques for sub deltoid bursitis

Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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Management of Common Conditions 206
Evaluation of the Adolescent Overhead Athlete

1.0

  • Summarize the relationship between glenohumeral internal rotation deficit(GIRD), SLAP tears, posterior impingement, scapula dyskinesis and shoulder micro-instability
  • Effectively diagnose SLAP tears, posterior impingement, scapula dyskinesis and shoulder mico-instability using screening and clinical tests.
  • Cite common pitching pathomechanics and describe their association with specific elbow injuries.
  • Paraphrase the peel back model for SLAP tears
  • Relate proper pitching biomechanics with injury prevention strategies for the adolescent overhead athlete

Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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Management of Common Conditions 205
Cervical Disc Management II

3.0

  • Discuss different types of cervical stretching and their effects.
  • Define therapeutic stretching goals, protocols and precautions for the cervical spine.
  • Measure cervical pain, agility and joint crepitus associated with therapeutic stretching.
  • Integrate PreActive therapeutic stretching techniques to reduce cervical muscle tension and improve disc related joint mobility.
  • Devise strengthening protocols for the cervical region using graduated isometric protocols.
  • Discuss cervical mobility during traction to reduce disc pressure.
  • Compare static traction versus dynamic traction of the cervical spine.
  • Define contra-indications for cervical decompression therapy.
  • Apply appropriate cervical decompression therapy to various patient populations.
  • Demonstrate cervical mobility training exercises used to enhance decompression effectiveness.
  • Justify reimbursement through accurate documentation of cervical disc treatment progression.
  • Diagnose cervical disc conditions with clarity.
  • Select outcome-based assessment tools to monitor patient progress for cervical conditions.
  • Illustrate cervical range of motion and muscle testing deficiencies concisely.
  • Summarize patient status for cervical mobility, crepitus and pain intensity.

Todd Turnbull, DC

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Management of Common Conditions 204 - 209
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Management of Common Conditions 204
Cervical Disc Management 1

3.0

  • Recognize cervical disc signs and symptoms.
  • Differentiate disc prolapse from disc extrusion.
  • Identify anatomical structures related to cervical disc conditions.
  • Describe neuro-muscular physiology as it relates to disc injuries.
  • Determine appropriate exam procedures for diagnosing disc conditions.
  • Assess static range of motion coupled with cross-plane evaluation.
  • Analyze dynamic joint motion using outcome-based assessment tools.
  • Interpret manual muscle testing using eccentric break testing protocols.
  • Develop muscle palpation skills and grade muscle tonicity.
  • Interpret neurological tests to determine levels of disc involvement.
  • Design treatment plans based on exam findings.
  • Apply manual manipulation techniques to address the cervical joint lesions.
  • Demonstrate manual methods to reduce cervical muscular dysfunction.
  • Create new muscle memory patterns to correct chronic conditions.
  • Compare pre- and post-treatment findings to support care plans.

Todd Turnbull, DC

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Management of Common Conditions 203b
Concussion Management - Part 2

1.0

  • NOTE: Recommend taking Management of Common Conditions 203 prior to taking this course.
  • Discuss neurophysiology of musculoskeletal dysfunction.
  • Create new memory patterns to restore neuromascular integration.
  • Demonstrate manual methods to reduce muscular dysfunction.
  • Address cranial nerve lesions with manipulation techniques.
  • Introduce the half-somersault maneuver for vertigo relief.

Todd Turnbull, DC

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Management of Common Conditions 203
Concussion Management - Part 1

2.0

  • Recognize concussion signs and symptoms.
  • Differentiate concussion grades.
  • Identify anatomical structures related to concussions.
  • Describe pathophysiology as it relates to concussions.
  • Determine appropriate exam procedures for diagnosing concussions.
  • Apply diagnostic skills to on-field and clinic settings.
  • Interpret diagnostic tests to evaluate concussion progress.
  • Design treatment plans based on exam findings.
  • Demonstrate manual manipulation techniques to address concussion symptoms.
  • Compare pre- and post-treatment findings to support care plans.

Todd Turnbull, DC

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Management of Common Conditions 202
Lumbar Disc Management II

3.0

  • Discuss different types of lumbar stretching and their effects.
  • Define therapeutic stretching goals, protocols and precautions for the lumbar spine.
  • Measure lumbar pain, agility and joint crepitus associated with therapeutic stretching.
  • Apply lumbo-pelvic circumduction training to improve disc related joint mobility.
  • Integrate PreActive therapeutic stretching techniques to reduce lumbo-pelvic muscle tension.
  • Devise strengthening protocols for the lumbo-pelvic region using graduated isometric protocols.
  • Discuss mobility during lumbar traction to reduce disc pressure.
  • Compare static traction versus dynamic traction.
  • Define contra-indications for decompression therapy of the lumbar spine.
  • Apply appropriate lumbar decompression therapy to various patient populations.
  • Demonstrate lumbar mobility training exercises used to enhance decompression effectiveness.
  • Justify reimbursement through accurate documentation of lumbar disc treatment progression.
  • Diagnose lumbar disc conditions with clarity.
  • Select outcome-based assessment tools to monitor patient progress.
  • Illustrate lumbar range of motion and muscle testing deficiencies concisely.
  • Summarize patient status for lumbar mobility, crepitus and pain intensity.

Todd Turnbull, DC

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Management of Common Conditions 201
Lumbar Disc Management I

3.0

  • Recognize lumbar disc signs and symptoms.
  • Differentiate disc prolapse from disc extrusion.
  • Identify anatomical structures related to lumbar disc conditions.
  • Describe neuro-muscular physiology as it relates to disc injuries.
  • Determine appropriate exam procedures for diagnosing disc conditions.
  • Assess static range of motion coupled with cross-plane evaluation.
  • Analyze dynamic joint motion using outcome-based assessment tools.
  • Interpret manual muscle testing using eccentric break testing protocols.
  • Grade muscle tone and discover muscle palpation techniques.
  • Interpret neurological tests to determine levels of disc involvement.
  • Design treatment plans based on exam findings.
  • Apply manual manipulation techniques to address the lumbo-pelvic joint lesions.
  • Demonstrate manual methods to reduce abdominal and pelvic muscular dysfunction.
  • Create new muscle memory patterns to correct chronic conditions.
  • Compare pre- and post- treatment findings to support care plans.

Todd Turnbull, DC

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