How to access and treat the shoulder joint

The course is designed to cut through the confusing and conflicting methods and techniques often promoted to help shoulder problems, and gives you a simple, adaptable framework for you to assess and manage everyone from the elite athlete to the weekend warrior.


·      Simplify the assessment and management of the commonly encountered shoulder issues

·      Explore the evidence on how to best assess and diagnose the common shoulder issues

·      Examine how and when to assess shoulder muscle function, proprioception.


·      Structure of the shoulder

·      Anatomy of all ligaments, bursa, muscles, connective tissue, nerves and blood supply to the shoulder

·      Active, Passive, Active Resisted, and Clinical testing for the shoulder

·      Manual therapy techniques for the shoulder

·      Movements of the Glenohumeral and Shoulder girdle joints

·      Muscles: Trapezius, Pec Minor/Major, Deltoid, Latissimus Dorsi, Serratus Anterior, Rhomboid Minor/Major, Levator Scapulae, Rotator Cuff (Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor, Subscapularis), Teres Major

·      Blood Vessels and Nerves: Brachial Plexus and Subclavian/Brachial artery