The elbow and wrist are complex joints that require multiple muscles, tendons, nerves, and ligaments to function optimally. Injuries and overuse can lead to pain, stiffness, and various maladies. Fortunately, there are several rehab programs available to help patients regain function. With elbow and wrist injuries, it is important to seek professional help.
Injuries to the elbow and wrist can be very painful and difficult to treat. Often, the cause of the injury cannot be pinpointed, and there is often a period between the injury and the time that a person can start exercising.
Elbow and wrist rehabilitation will need to start exercising as soon as you can and continue doing so for the foreseeable future.
If you have suffered from an elbow or wrist injury, you will want to start rehabilitation immediately. This article will give you an overview of elbow and wrist rehabilitation, and offer some helpful tips as to how you can start.
The elbow and wrist are common sites of repetitive injury and trauma. With the increase in computer use, there has been an increase in carpal tunnel syndrome. As people increase their activity with racquet sports, golf, and strength training there has been greater reporting of tennis and golfer’s elbow. In this practical and hands-on course, you will learn the key anatomy, assessment, and exercise rehabilitation programs for tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, and wrist fusion.
- The key structures involved in elbow and wrist
- Assessing the elbow and wrist to determine exercise readiness and progressions
- The four most common elbow and wrist injuries – tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, and wrist fusion
- Four common elbow and wrist rehabilitation exercises and contraindications will be discussed, demonstrated, and practiced
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS: 4 BCRPA / 4 BCAK / 4 CMTBC / CSEP 4 PDC
LOCATION: Douglas College (Royal Ave & 8th St) – New Westminster, BC
DATES: Sunday, December 8, 2013 – 1:15 pm to 5:30 pm (4 contact hours)
****Please note, the next time this course will be offered is 2014****
Other courses occurring during this weekend:
Exercise Rehabilitation of the Neck
Exercise Rehabilitation of the Shoulder
- $97 plus HST – pre-registration, before November 25
- $127 plus HST – late registration, after November 26
The course fee includes a comprehensive and detailed course manual.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Rick Kaselj – MS, BSc, PK, CPT, CEP, CES
Rick Kaselj specializes in exercise rehabilitation, post-rehab, active rehabilitation, exercise therapy, and corrective exercise. He works in one-on-one and group rehabilitation settings, training people who have been injured at work, in car accidents, and during sports activities. His clients and group exercise participants include a wide variety of individuals from healthy and special populations. Rick has given over 233 presentations to 4531 fitness professionals and consumers across Canada while continuing to work in rehabilitation centers, physiotherapy clinics, fitness clubs, and personal training studios. Rick recently completed his Master of Science degree focusing on corrective exercise and therapeutic exercise for the rotator cuff. To reach Rick or learn about his exercise rehabilitation courses please visit Exercises For Injuries.
- 8:45 am – 10:00 am
- 10:00 am-11:00 am
- 11:00 am – 11:15 am
- 11:15 am – 12:30 pm
- 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
** Participants – if you have your yoga/stretch mat and foam roller, please bring them with you to class.
For more details on other upcoming fitness education courses, CLICK HERE
Rick Kaselj, MS