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Rehab Strategies for Degenerative Joint Disease:
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
6 hr 17 min
Details:
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
DR. CHAD M. THOMPSON, PT, DPT, OCS, CEAS
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
11/10/2017
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV020702
Objectives
  1. Summarize the pathophysiology of degenerative joint disease
  2. List techniques to maintain mobility and stabilize joints
  3. Explain focused history-taking techniques and examination methods to create diagnostic skills for evaluation of upper and lower extremity degenerative joints
  4. Obtain methods to effectively educate patients regarding: the arthritic process, treatment options, recovery steps, and long-term expectations
  5. Define the decision-making processes regarding conservative and surgical treatment options for patients with degenerative joints
  6. Design a treatment program for acute as well as outpatient clients
Outline
DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA FOR DEGENERATIVE JOINT DISEASE (DJD)
  • American Medical Association (AMA) Guidelines
  • Arthritis Foundation’s Guidelines
PATIENT PRESENTATION AND ASSESSMENT
  • Medical history
  • DJD vs. rheumatoid arthritis vs. gout
  • Other arthritic conditions
  • Severs disease
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF DJD IN…
  • Weight-bearing joints
  • Non-weight bearing joints
  • Spinal disc degeneration
IMPORTANCE OF JOINT CONSERVATION
  • Silver Sneakers
  • Ergonomic work and home
  • Environments
  • Biomechanics
  • Positional awareness
TECHNIQUES TO MAINTAIN MOBILITY
  • Motion is lotion
  • Muscle balance
  • Joint stability
  • Diet and supplements
MEDICAL MANAGEMENT: DEBUNKING MYTHS

SURGICAL OPTIONS
  • Arthroscopy
  • Total Joint Arthroplasty
    • Hip
    • Knee
    • Shoulder (conventional and reverse)
    • Ankle
  • MCP replacement
PRE-HAB MANAGEMENT
  • Assistive devices
  • Pre-op exercise program
  • Sit to stand transfer
  • Gait training
TOTAL JOINT REGIMENS – ACUTE CARE POST-OP
  • Restoring range of motion
  • Correct gait mechanics
  • Transfer training
  • Exercise programs
  • Critical pathways
OUTPATIENT STRATEGIES
  • Program goals
  • Exercise design
  • Scar care management
  • Outcome measures
  • Gait progression
CONVALESCENCE
  • 1+ year to complete recovery
  • Activity guideline
  • Quality of life cost benefits of activities
Author

DR. CHAD M. THOMPSON, PT, DPT, OCS, CEAS

Chad M. Thompson PT, DPT, OCS, is the director for the Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT), Georgetown, Kentucky location. Chad has nearly 30 years of experience working with joint rehabilitation in both acute and outpatient phases. He is APTA Board Certified in orthopedics and contributes to the specialty through the development of written treatment protocols. His expertise has been sought for audiences across the United States of experienced rehab professionals on a variety of degenerative and total joint topics. He consults on legal cases involving physical therapy malpractice and has served as an expert witness as well. In addition, Chad is a clinical instructor for the University of Kentucky, University of Louisville and assists in supervising the Samaritan Free Clinic. This clinic allows students to assess and treat underserved patients under the supervision of a PT.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Chad Thompson is Director of Outpatient Physical Therapy at KORT Physical Therapy Clinic. He has stock holdings with Bristol Meyer Squibb in a 401K retirement plan with Select Medical Corporation. Mr. Thompson receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Chad Thompson has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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Audience
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Personal Trainers