Shoulder Programme

Shoulder Programme

A series of courses exploring the assessment and management of shoulder conditions
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Shoulder pain is a common musculoskeletal condition that is is recognised as a disabling problem and can be associated with substantial economic burden. It has been reported as being the third most common musculoskeletal complaint presenting to physiotherapy. The pain and disability associated with shoulder pain can have a large impact on individuals and their families, communities, and healthcare systems affecting daily functioning and ability to work.

This course will explore how shoulder pain impacts on global health, review structure and function of the shoulder through the ages, delve into assessment and provide an evidence base for the therapeutic interventions for effective management of the individual with shoulder pain.


The aim of this programme of courses is to develop and consolidate your knowledge related to the shoulder to facilitate your effective management of shoulder complaints.


This programme consists of four separate online courses and an assignment:

  1. Introduction to the Shoulder
  2. Clinical Presentations of Shoulder Pain
  3. Shoulder Assessment
  4. Therapeutic Interventions for the Shoulder
  5. Final assignment

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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