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Post-Rehabilitation: Upper Body - Virtual Classroom


This 2-day theoretical/practical workshop will provide personal trainers with an extensive and in-depth approach to assessing, managing and assisting their client in their return to athletics and activities of daily living. It was designed to complement your skills with other sports medicine specialists in providing your client with the tools to optimize their recovery.

You will learn:

  • functional anatomy and landmarks with practical hands-on palpation techniques.
  • the mechanism of injury, assessment techniques, strength training exercise prescription for clients.
  • the normal and abnormal function of the joints.
  • the implication of postural dysfunctions and how they are detrimental to the functioning of normal joint mechanics.
  • the corrective exercises which can be applied to restore normal mechanics.
  • the utilization of facilitated stretching techniques to aid in restoring normal joint range of motion.
  • how to explore different techniques and approaches to implementing a home program.
  • the optimal strength training techniques that can be utilized by the client and trainer based on available tools
  • topics covering the cervical spine, thoracic spine, shoulder joint, elbow joint and wrist.
  • the following common conditions for the upper body:
    • Scoliosis, Kyphosis and Lordosis
    • Facet Joint Impingement
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Degenerative Joint Disease
    • Postural Dysfunction Syndrome
    • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
    • Separated Shoulder
    • Subluxating and Dislocating Shoulder
    • Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy
    • Long Head of Biceps Tendinopathy
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Winging Scapula Syndrome
    • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis elbow)
    • Medial Epicondylitis (Golfers elbow)
    • Olecranon Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Fractured Scaphoid

Recommended Pre-requisites:

  • Functional Anatomy or equivalent course or workshop
  • Or a strong understanding of anatomy, muscle actions and joint movements

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Terms of Agreement

By registering for this virtual classroom, I agree to the following:

  1. I agree not to share my meeting ID and password, and I alone will be present at the virtual classroom.
  2. I agree to have my camera turned on during the entire presentation and remain muted unless the instructor says explicitly to unmute (i.e. during case work while the instructor accepts questions).
  3. I agree that recording the certification presentation is strictly prohibited under copyright and trademark infringement laws.
  4. I agree that failure to ensure my camera is live may result in my disconnection from the virtual session, disqualification for certification status if applicable and/or CECs, and forfeiture of the fees paid.

All sales are final. No refunds will be issued once downloadable content has been issued.