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Common Injuries and Pathologies of the Elbow, Wrist, and Hand in Sport

presented by Cuong Pho

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How does a therapist accurately diagnosis a problem related to the elbow, wrist, and hand complex when multiple variables related to sporting activities can influence shoulder and upper quadrant region injuries? This course will provide a comprehensive review of common sports injuries and related topics to rehabilitation of the upper quarter. Participants will learn to diagnose common sports injuries of the elbow, wrist, and hand complex. This course will review the latest practices in sports medicine rehabilitation that aid recreational and elite athletes progress from the acute phase to return to sport ability.

Meet Your Instructor

Cuong Pho, PT, DPT, SCS, OCS, CHT

Dr. Cuong Pho received an athletic trainer certification in 1996 while working with the athletic department at George Mason University, VA. He went on to receive a Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 1999. Dr. Pho completed the Kaiser Permanente Southern California Orthopedics Residency Program in 2000 and the…

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1. Types of Elbow Injuries

In this chapter, Dr. Pho reviews common sports pathologies of the elbow and highlights the incidence rate of pathologies attributed to sporting activities. Topics to be discussed include the mechanisms of tendinitis, sprains and tears of the ulnar collateral ligament, neurovascular syndromes, and fractures and dislocations of the elbow.

2. Elbow Injuries in Common Sports Movement

Join Dr. Pho as he identifies common sports pathologies in overhead throwing motions, tennis, golf strokes, and swimming strokes. This chapter utilizes motion graphics and examples to teach participants the fundamentals behind how an injury occurs, and what to look for.

3. Hand and Wrist: Tendinitis and Wrist Sprains

Dr. Pho reviews common overused sports pathologies of the wrist and hand complex, and identifies the incidence rate of pathologies involving these entities in sporting activities. Participants will learn the fundamentals of common wrist pain, as well as sprains and tears of the wrist region.

4. Hand and Wrist: Sprains, Tears, and Fractures

Chapter 4 reviews common traumatic sports pathologies of the wrist and hand complex and identifies the incidence rate of pathologies involving these entities in sporting activities. Topics to be discussed include swan neck deformity, mallet finger, PIP ligament sprains and fractures of the hand.

5. Case Study

Join Dr. Pho as he walks through a case study involving a patient with lateral epicondylitis.

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