Access: 30 days 

Cost: $60.00 NZD 

Includes CPD Certificate

Traumatic and atraumatic instability differ in the structural and neuromuscular mechanisms. An accurate diagnosis is required to ensure appropriate treatment is provided.

In this lesson, we cover:

  • Pathological basis for clinical presentations of shoulder instability.
  • Clinical diagnosis of shoulder instability.
  • Imaging diagnosis of shoulder instability.
  • Orthopaedic referral criteria.

Learning Activities:
  • Pre-reading articles (2)
  • Video presentation (34 mins)
  • Quiz

Learning Outcomes:

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

  • Understand and discuss the pathological basis for the clinical presentation of the different types of shoulder instability.
  • Correctly classify shoulder instability through clinical examination and diagnostic investigations.
  • List the criteria for imaging in shoulder instability.
  • List the criteria for orthopaedic referral in shoulder instability.


Study Time:
Approx. 3 hours


Lesson curriculum

  1. 1
    • Welcome

    • How to use this course

    • Copyright Warning Notice

    • About you

  2. 2
    • Manual

    • Pre-Reading

    • Video Presentation

  3. 3
    • Diagnosis of Shoulder Instability | Quiz

  4. 4
    • Before you go...

Instructor

Dr Angela Cadogan

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

Angela is a NZ registered Physiotherapy Specialist (Musculoskeletal). Angela has a Ph.D in Musculoskeletal Diagnostics from AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand (2012) with a sub-specialty in the diagnosis and management of shoulder pain.

She is based in Christchurch, New Zealand where she works as a clinical consultant in her own physiotherapy practice and in a diagnostic Orthopaedic Triage role (Shoulder) with the Canterbury District Health Board. Angela has an ongoing research interest in shoulder conditions and has been an invited keynote speaker at many national and international shoulder conferences.

Angela is the Director of Physio Academy and runs her own online and in-person courses to help upskill other physiotherapists in the assessment and management of the shoulder. For more information visit www.drangelacadogan.co.nz.