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Introduction To Shoulder Physiotherapy with Wayne Rodgers

A very popular physiotherapy course, which has been specifically developed for all physiotherapists who are keen to discover highly effective strategies for assessing and treating shoulder dysfunctions.  Participants will be exploring a fully systematic approach to shoulder management which significantly helps “de-mystify” shoulder problems.


★  Study a systematic approach to objective assessment of the shoulder region. 

★  Apply highly effective treatment skills specifically related to the shoulder region.
★  Understand concepts of optimal mobility, stability and neural dynamics.
★  Review the essential functional anatomy and biomechanics of the region.
★  Identify both common and complex upper limb muscle imbalances. 
★  Practice an extensive spectrum of rehabilitation & functional strengthening exercises.



Wayne is an APA sports physiotherapist and functional strength coach with 28 years experience in the health and fitness industries. He has been a sports physiotherapist for several national and international sports teams (Australian Commonwealth Games team, Australian Netball team). Wayne is a highly experienced, dynamic and popular presenter of sports physiotherapy and fitness industry courses. He has delivered over 2500 hours of professional development education to physiotherapists, exercise professionals and corporate audiences around the world over the past 18 years.

Learning outcomes

★ Understand concepts of neural dynamic tension, optimal range of motion & dynamic stability at the shoulder.

★ Learn how to assess and treat adverse neural tension in the upper limb.

★ Explore the complexity of shoulder dysfunctions, and learn to recognise and manage common imbalances.

★ Appreciate the extensive interaction between glenohumeral instability and impingements at the shoulder.

★ Fine-tune the most effective assessment skills and orthopaedic tests for common shoulder dysfunctions.

★ Learn a diverse spectrum of highly effective hands-on myofascial releases and treatment techniques.

★ Practice the application of a full array of rehabilitation and functional conditioning exercises for the shoulder.

★ Fully review essential functional and applied anatomy plus biomechanics of the entire shoulder region.




Location Address Dates
Queensland Cairns North Start date: 04 Feb 2017 09:00
End date: 05 Feb 2017 17:00
Western Australia Nedlands Start date: 25 Mar 2017 09:00
End date: 26 Mar 2017 17:00
Victoria Melbourne Start date: 18 Nov 2017 09:00
End date: 19 Nov 2017 17:00