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Doctor of Physical Therapy


Continuing Education

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at St. Ambrose University offers a number of continuing education opportunities in collaboration with the Quad City Consortium for Continuing Education, which includes Genesis Health System, UnityPoint Health, Rock Valley Physical Therapy, and the Children's Therapy Center.

Upcoming Events

Integration of Biomechanics and Movement System Classification in Diagnosis & Treatment for Shoulder Pain & Dysfunction
Friday, October 21 - Saturday, October 22,

Please join the St. Ambrose University Physical Therapy Department in welcoming special guests Paula Ludewig, PhD, PT, FAPTA; Rebekah Lawrence, PT, DPT, OCS; Justin Staker, PT, OCS, SCS; and Rodrigo Py Goncalves Barreto, PT, MS, from the University of Minnesota Physical Therapy Department.
Shoulder pain and dysfunction are very common in the general population and in clinical practice. This course will incorporate recent advances in the understanding of normal shoulder biomechanics and mechanisms of shoulder pain and dysfunction with application toward assessment and treatment of the painful shoulder. The course will include lecture presentation and interactive discussion on evidence-based biomechanics of the shoulder as an interdependent, multi-joint system. Additionally, research updates on the mechanics of “impingement”, movement deviations associated with common pathologies, and targeted rehabilitation interventions will be discussed. Lab experiences will be included and will emphasize clinical decision making and the integration of biomechanical concepts in movement assessment and treatment.

Location: Center for Health Sciences Building, St. Ambrose University, 1320 W Lombard St, Davenport, IA
Audience: Licensed PT's and PTA's, with seating available to 45
Course Fee: $300, SAU vouchers will not be accepted for this course
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