This webinar was recorded on Tuesday 23rd February 2021.

In this webinar, Angela will identify common reasons why people with shoulder pain often don’t improve with physiotherapy treatment and will give you practical tips on what you can do to get them progressing in the right direction. 

If you feel like you’re unsure of the best treatment for people with shoulder pain, or feel like you’re just chasing symptoms, their pain levels are not changing or your exercises make them worse, join Angela on this webinar to find out why and what you can do.

Angela will cover:

  • 3 common reasons why people with shoulder pain don’t improve
  • What steps you can take to get the patient moving in the right direction
  • Practical tips and strategies to get the patient on-board with treatment
  • Where to go if you still need help with managing your patient. 

By the end of this webinar you will be able to:

  • List the common reasons why people with shoulder pain don’t improve
  • Apply clinical reasoning to your patients to help identify why they may not be improving
  • Identify strategies you can use to improve clarity around diagnosis and management.

Slide handouts and CPD certificates provided.

Study time: 1 hour


Dr Angela Cadogan

Dip Phys, M.Sports Physio, Dip MT, PhD
Physiotherapy Specialist (Musculoskeletal).

Angela is a NZ registered Physiotherapy Specialist (Musculoskeletal) with a Ph.D in Musculoskeletal Diagnostics from AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand (2012) (shoulder sub-specialty). Based in Christchurch, she works as a clinical consultant in her own private practice specialising in the diagnosis and management of shoulder pain.

Angela also works in an Orthopaedic Triage and Assessment role (Shoulder Service) with the Canterbury District Health Board. Angela has an ongoing research interest in shoulder conditions, has many publications on the topic, has been an invited keynote speaker at many national and international shoulder conferences and is Associate Editor at JOSPT (Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy).

Angela has been teaching courses on the diagnosis, management and rehabilitation of shoulder conditions for over 10 years and is passionate about upskilling other physiotherapists and improving capability of the physiotherapy workforce to meet the needs of the changing healthcare system. Angela is the director of Physio Academy. Learn more: