presented by Ann Porretto-Loehrke
Financial— Ann Porretto-Loehrke receives compensation from MedBridge for the production of this course. There are no other relevant financial relationships. Nonfinancial— No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Ann Porretto-Loehrke, PT, DPT, CHT, COMT, CMTPT
Ann Porretto-Loehrke is a skilled clinician and dynamic instructor. She is the therapy manager of a large department at the Hand to Shoulder Center. Ann is a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) and a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) for treatment of the upper quadrant through the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine (IAOM). She has extensive…Read full bio
1. Bony Anatomy of the Elbow
This chapter covers the specific bony and ligamentous anatomy of the elbow to provide a foundation for understanding the arthrokinematics of the HUJ and PRUJ. This is critically important to understand when initiating joint-specific treatment for the elbow complex.
2. Bony Surface Anatomy of the Elbow
Knowing exactly where to place your hands when performing manual therapy techniques for the elbow is critical. This chapter covers the bony surface anatomy of the elbow to gain an appreciation of where these structures lie below the skin.
3. Manual Therapy Techniques for the Humeroulnar Joint
Through lecture and demonstration, this chapter covers specific joint mobilization techniques in a step-by-step fashion to address limitations with elbow flexion and extension. This information is critical to know when faced with a patient with a significant limitation at the HUJ.
4. Manual Therapy Techniques for the Proximal Radioulnar Joint
Through lecture and demonstration, this chapter covers specific joint mobilization techniques to address limitations with forearm pronation and supination. These techniques are so valuable when addressing a patient with limitations at the PRUJ.