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Lenny Macrina Partners
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Lenny Macrina partners with MedBridge to provide education and patient engagement tools for shoulder rehabilitation. Advance your knowledge and improve outcomes using MedBridge's all-in-one solution.

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About Lenny Macrina

Leonard (Lenny) Macrina, MSPT, SCS, CSCS, is the Co-Founder and Director of Physical Therapy at Champion Physical Therapy and Performance in Waltham, MA. He has been teaching continuing education courses on shoulder rehabilitation, and presenting at conferences around the United States since 2006.
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Lenny Macrina Courses

Advanced Rehab for the Baseball Pitcher to Improve ROM & Strength
presented by Lenny Macrina

This course, intended for the physical therapist, occupational therapist, or athletic trainer, will outline the anatomy and biomechanics involved in the baseball pitching motion. The unique profile of the baseball pitcher will be presented, which will help the clinician better understand and deliver a quality plan of care. An evidence-based approach to some of the common baseball injuries and a general treatment regimen will also be presented to educate the clinician. At the end of this course, the rehabilitation specialist should be able to evaluate and treat a baseball pitcher with much more confidence. Learn more


Shoulder Instability: Anterior, Posterior, and Multidirectional
presented by Lenny Macrina

Anterior, posterior, and multidirectional shoulder instability can affect many different types of athletes and requires the therapist to understand best practices for each specific treatment and rehabilitation. This course provides participants with advances in examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment strategies for patients with glenohumeral instability. Expect to learn innovative and creative treatment interventions from Lenny Macrina through his insightful lectures, which emphasize suggested treatment protocols and outcome measures. The dynamic case studies presented facilitate effective treatment. Join Macrina as he provides a comprehensive overview of shoulder instability to prepare those treating shoulder conditions and those taking the SCS examination. Learn more


Shoulder Fractures, Little League Shoulder, and Sprengel Deformity
presented by Lenny Macrina

Recently, attention to pediatric sports injuries has drawn national attention due to the increase in reported cases of overuse injuries by medical professionals and the national media. Awareness of shoulder fractures such as scapular, clavicle, and humeral fractures is essential in the treatment of the pediatric and adult athlete. This course will help the sports therapist evaluate, assess and treat these groups of patients with an evidence-based mindset in the hopes of preventing long-term issues in the athlete’s functional return to sports. Join Lenny Macrina as he presents case studies, evidence-based lectures, and demonstrates essential evaluations and exercises for the treatment of pediatric conditions and fractures. Learn more


Biomechanics of the Shoulder
presented by Lenny Macrina

The rehabilitation of a shoulder injury requires a solid understanding of the underlying biomechanics. Particularly relevant to shoulder injuries, this course emphasizes the importance of biomechanics for swimming and the overhead baseball throw. By emphasizing implications for rehabilitations and return to play, the participant will leave this course able to better apply biomechanical principles in their treatment of these injuries. Current research is presented to aid the clinician in understanding and developing evidence-based rehabilitation programs for healthy and injured athletes. Join Lenny Macrina as he presents the biomechanics of the shoulder through dynamic motion graphics, detailed lectures, and illustrative demonstrations. Learn more


The Shoulder: Overuse Injuries in Athletes
presented by Lenny Macrina

The shoulder is a critical component of many athletes’ careers. How might the sports therapist best prepare themself to treat and protect their athletes from overuse injuries of the shoulder? Join Lenny Macrina as he provides a detailed look into shoulder overuse injuries. This course discusses the evaluation, treatment, and progression of patients with overuse injuries to the shoulder and surrounding soft tissue. A brief synopsis of the anatomy, biomechanics and typical presentation will be discussed in lecture and case format. In addition, rehabilitation strategies to avoid long-term issues will be presented as part of the case series. This course is designed to both prepare therapists for these conditions and to provide those studying for the SCS Preparation Program with a thorough foundation in overuse injuries to the shoulder. Learn more


The Shoulder: Traumatic and Post Operative Injuries
presented by Lenny Macrina

All too often in sports, athletes experience acute injury. This course provides an introduction into the most common acute and post-operative injuries to the shoulder joint. By presenting an evidence-based look at the most beneficial rehabilitation strategies and progression for rotator cuff repair, SLAP repair, and AC separation; this course prepares the sports therapist to easily approach any of these conditions in their practice. Lenny Macrina discusses the evaluation, treatment and progression of patients following an acute injury or post-operatively to the shoulder joint. A brief synopsis of the anatomy, biomechanics, and progression will be discussed in lecture and in case format. In addition, the course discusses rehabilitation program design to safely and systematically return patients to their maximal functional capacity. Experience the course material through motion graphics, interactive case studies, demonstrations, and informative lectures. Learn more


Rotator Cuff and Labral Pathology: Presentation and Post-Operative Rehabilitation
presented by Lenny Macrina

In this course, Lenny Macrina will teach learners about post-operative rehabilitation for common shoulder pathologies. SLAP lesions, rotator cuff tears, and Bankart repairs will be covered. For each pathology, Lenny discusses relevant anatomy, mechanism of injury, common clinical presentation, operative procedures, post-op guidelines, and rehabilitation protocols. Current research and evidence in support of the techniques discussed will be presented throughout the course. Learn more


Rehabilitation of the Overhead Throwing Athlete
presented by Lenny Macrina

This course will be retired and no longer available as of April 1, 2020. Please complete the course by March 31, 2020 to receive credit or look for Advanced Rehab for the Baseball Pitcher to Improve ROM & Strength, available in the course catalogue.

This course from Lenny Macrina will cover topics related to the rehabilitation of the overhead throwing athlete. Upon completion, learners will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the involved anatomy, the biomechanics of the overhead athlete, and mechanisms of possible tissue injury. Proper ROM measurement techniques will be presented, and learners will understand how to interpret these findings to outline a rehabilitation program. Specific clinical examination tests and maneuvers appropriate for the overhead athlete will be demonstrated. Lenny will conclude by outlining a multi-phased, scientifically based rehabilitation protocol based on the athlete’s presentation. Also, rehabilitation of a UCL reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery) will be presented based on the most up-to-date literature. Learn more


Glenohumeral Joint Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Implementation
presented by Lenny Macrina

This course, from Lenny Macrina will teach you how to design an effective shoulder rehabilitation program based on current clinical evidence and scientific research. The anatomy and biomechanics of the glenohumeral joint will be reviewed from an evidence-based perspective including how to understand and recognize the pathomechanics of various shoulder injuries. Finally, learners will see a demonstration with a model of specific clinical examination tests & maneuvers for the shoulder complex and gain detailed knowledge of exercises that are appropriate for the rehabilitation of various shoulder pathologies. Learn more


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