presented by Stefany Shaibi
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Stefany Shaibi, PT, DPT, OCS, GCS
Stefany Shaibi earned her doctor of physical therapy degree from the University of Southern California where she was the recipient of the prestigious Golden Cane Award. Dr. Shaibi is double board certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in both orthopedics and geriatrics. She is an assistant clinical professor of Physical Therapy at…Read full bio
1. Aging of the Musculoskeletal System
This chapter will discuss the physiology of aging as it pertains to joints. It is important to distinguish the normal aging process from pathology.
2. Joint Impairment and Pathology
This chapter will cover the various pathologies that can affect joint mobility and their etiologies.
3. Examination of Joint Mobility
This chapter will discuss the assessment of joint mobility. Prior to the implementation of interventions, it is important to determine baseline measures of joint mobility as well as appropriateness of interventions.
4. Evidence-Based Interventions and Prognosis
This chapter will discuss the current evidence regarding interventions for joint mobility impairment. This will include discussion about specific joint mobilizations that can be used in the elderly population.