Florida: 12 Hours: Updated Rehab Concepts for the Shoulder


Physical Therapists and PTA’s can get 12 Continuing Education Hours for Shoulder Rehabilitation all in one place!

Select this product to take Florida board approved courses on total shoulder arthroplasty, snapping scapula, rotator cuff dysfunction, and secondary impingement syndrome!

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Course Description

These courses will demonstrate innovative treatment protocols for functional rehabilitation of the upper kinetic chain with evidence-based interventions of latest research. Courses will focus on applications for primary and secondary impingement pathology. Treatment for Rotator Cuff Repair will include current strategies based on the current literature. These courses will explore why scapular stabilization is the core for all shoulder rehabilitation for designing positional recruitment of open and closed kinetic exercises. Rehab Interventions for today’s surgical procedures for Total Shoulder Replacement, Hemiarthroplasty and Reverse Prosthesis will be updated with published evidence-based exercises. The course on snapping scapula syndrome provides vital information not only for scapula instability but stabilization exercises for all shoulder conditions. This course will address anatomical abnormalities and postural factors. A balanced treatment options will be presented for motion, strength and endurance. Shoulder dysfunctions causing painful stiffness are endemic issues, causing clinical challenges and conflicting treatment guidelines. Common terminology of frozen shoulder and adhesive capsulitis share significant and long duration impairments. This course reviews pathophysiology of these conditions, the natural history associated with idiopathic frozen shoulder and essential assessment findings.

Approval Info

All courses are approved by the Florida State Board of Physical Therapy.

Course Developers

Three course developers worked to develop this package of shoulder rehabilitation courses.

Dr. Robert C. Manske PT, DPT, MPT, MEd, SCS, ATC, CSCS, is a professor and former chair in the Doctoral Physical Therapy Program at Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas. Rob graduated from WSU in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education, a Master of Physical Therapy degree in 1994, and further earned a Master of Education degree in Physical Education in 2000. Rob completed a year-long sports physical therapy fellowship in 1997 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in LaCrosse, WI. He received his DPT from Massachusetts General Institute of Health Professions in 2006. Rob has been an APTA Board Certified Sports Physical Therapist since 2002.

Mark Albert, M.Ed. PT, L.A.T., ATC, SCS (Ret.) has 40 years of clinical experience in sports and orthopedic physical therapy settings. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, with B.S in Physical Therapy in 1975, Albert also holds a Master’s degree in Education, Georgia State Univ. 1983. Mr. Albert previously served as Athletic Trainer and Rehab Director with Georgia Tech Athletic Association, in Atlanta, GA. In addition, Mr. Albert has served as Athletic Trainer for three universities, numerous high schools and the former professional soccer team (N.A.S.L.), the Atlanta Chiefs and the 1996 Olympic Games. With 31 years of experience in post-graduate education, Albert has presented over 400 courses and seminars on specialty areas of sports injury, management of shoulder and knee dysfunction and exercise rehabilitation. Mr. Albert was one of the first therapists recognized as Board Certified Specialists in Sports (SCS) in 1987. His textbook, entitled Eccentric Muscle Training In Sports and Orthopedics – 2nd Ed., is considered a classic reference source for clinical exercise and has been reprinted in Japanese and French. Mr. Albert currently resides in Atlanta GA and is the founder of STEP of Atlanta, Inc. and STAR Physical Therapy LaQuinta CA.

Terry Trundle, PTA, AT (Retired), is a course developer for AHP. He is also a course developer and Instructor for the Institute of Advanced Musculoskeletal Treatments. He teaches seminars on Functional Rehabilitation of the Shoulder, Knee and Development of the Orthopedic Proficiency Certificate Track. Currently, Terry is a Sports Injury Consultant for BenchMark Physical Therapy in Acworth, Georgia. He is a Graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. As a Graduate of the Medical College of Georgia he was selected as a Distinguished Alumni Inductee in 2008 from the School of Allied Health. For 18 years He was president of Clinical Specialists, Inc. that provided clinical seminars with cadaver dissection and surgical demonstration of the shoulder and knee.