The course is designed to cut through the confusing and conflicting methods and techniques often promoted to help shoulder problems, and gives you a simple, adaptable framework for you to assess and manage everyone from the elite athlete to the weekend warrior.


·      Simplify the assessment and management of the commonly encountered shoulder issues

·      Explore the evidence on how to best assess and diagnose the common shoulder issues

·      Examine how and when to assess shoulder muscle function, proprioception.


·      Structure of the shoulder

·      Anatomy of all ligaments, bursa, muscles, connective tissue, nerves and blood supply to the shoulder

·      Active, Passive, Active Resisted, and Clinical testing for the shoulder

·      Manual therapy techniques for the shoulder

·      Movements of the Glenohumeral and Shoulder girdle joints

·      Muscles: Trapezius, Pec Minor/Major, Deltoid, Latissimus Dorsi, Serratus Anterior, Rhomboid Minor/Major, Levator Scapulae, Rotator Cuff (Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor, Subscapularis), Teres Major

·      Blood Vessels and Nerves: Brachial Plexus and Subclavian/Brachial artery

How to access and treat the shoulder joint