presented by Mike Szekeres
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Mike Szekeres, PhD, OT Reg (Ont.), CHT
Mike Szekeres, PhD, OT Reg (Ont.), CHT, is in private practice at Hand Therapy Canada in London, Ontario, Canada. He is an Assistant Editor for the Journal of Hand Therapy. He is currently a sessional faculty member at Western University and has recently completed his PhD in the field of Physical Therapy within the Department…Read full bio
1. Introduction and Anatomy
This chapter will introduce the concept of elbow instability. The relevant clinical anatomy, contributors to stability, and types of elbow instability will be discussed.
2. Posterolateral Rotatory Instability
This chapter will discuss the most common and most important type of instability – PLRI. Relevant anatomy, etiology, mechanics, and considerations for rehabilitation will be reviewed.
3. Valgus Instability
This chapter will discuss medial sided instability, and will cover the anatomy, mechanics, etiology, and rehabilitation considerations.
4. Posteromedial Rotatory Instability
This chapter will review a newly recognized type of instability at the elbow, PMRI. Relevant anatomy, important diagnostic concepts, and considerations for rehabilitation will be reviewed.
5. Treatment Options in Later Stages of Therapy
This chapter will provide some suggestions for rehabilitation in the later stages of therapy, once instability is no longer a concern. Often there are post traumatic stiffness and limitations in function that need to be addressed, and this chapter will review options for management of these issues.