Contact Hours2.5 Hours
This course will include an overview for the causes of shoulder and elbow injuries among baseball pitchers. Through a lecture based format and through the use of video, this course will also provide information on specific injuries including detail of the mechanism, the pathology and recommended course of action. It is common for therapists to treat baseball pitchers especially in outpatient clinics. Knowledge of common injuries and their causes is important to understand appropriate assessment and treatment strategies.
At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Understand & identify common injuries to the shoulder and elbow of baseball pitchers.
- Understand what is unique about throwing related injuries
- Have a general understanding of management & treatment of shoulder and elbow injuries in baseball pitchers
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as Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
as Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
as Certified Athletic Trainers
as CSCS / CPT
as Massage Therapy
as Speech Therapy
Satisfactory completion of this course will require the participant to complete a 10 question post-test with a minimum passing score of 70%.