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Course Description

Get ready for a logical and clear approach to the evaluation and treatment of the fascinating, yet sometimes intimidating injured shoulder! Participants will gain a solid understanding of diagnosing and treating this joint successfully. Participants will integrate their knowledge of anatomy, biomechanics, and pathology into a logical assessment model. Effective treatment strategies will be presented, continually applying the theory in practical lab sessions. On completion of this unique course the participants will be better equipped and more confident to assess and treat the shoulder effectively.

Yorick Wijting


Yorick received his Physical Therapy degree in the Netherlands and his DPT at the University of St. Augustine, Florida. He has extensive training and practical experience in biophysical agents and teaches nationally and internationally to medical professionals on their therapeutic use. Yorick has been instrumental in developing the use of electrical stimulation by Speech Language Pathologists in the treatment of dysphagia. Yorick currently lives in California and runs his private practice in Gilroy, CA.

Financial Disclosure: Yorick receives honoraria from CIAO Seminars for the presentation of his live course(s) and royalties for the sale of his recorded course(s). Yorick is the author and an instructor for the VitalStim Therapy Specialty Program.
Non-Financial Disclosure: no relevant relationships exist

Day 1

07:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:15
10:15 - 12:00
Surgical procedures and treatment protocols
12:00 - 01:00
01:00 - 02:45
Soft Tissue Mobilization and Joint Mobilization
02:45 - 03:00
03:00 - 04:00
Soft Tissue Mobilization and Joint Mobilization
04:00 - 05:00
Connective Tissue Massage

Day 2

07:30 - 09:30
Connective Tissue Massage
09:30 - 09:45
09:45 - 12:00
Trigger Points
12:00 - 01:00
01:00 - 04:15
Segmental disorders, Nerve Impingements, Facilitated Segment

Delivery VIA:

  • Live By Request - This course is available to come to you! Contact us to see how easy that can be. mail@ciaoseminars.com

Contact hours pre-approved for:

  • 15 Hrs PT/PTAs, OT/COTAs (unless otherwise noted)
  • CIAO is an AOTA Approved Provider #4119 (OT/COTAs)
  • CIAO is recognized as an Approved Provider for PT/PTAs by the NYSE Dept State Board for PT
  • CIAO is an Illinois Approved Provider for PT/PTA Continuing Education
  • CIAO is an IACET Approved CE Provider
  • This activity meets the continuing competence requirements for PT/PTA license renewal in TX
  • This activity is provided by the TBPTE Accredited Prov.#1602009

CIAO is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). CIAO complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, CIAO is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.


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