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    Occupational Therapist

    Hand Therapy 129 - 130

    Common Conditions of the Elbow


    Hour 1 - 2

    • Understand, identify and describe the significance of the lateral epicondyle and the common extensor tendon
    • Explain 3 causative factors that may lead to developing LE
    • Identify the main movements or activities that put someone at risk for LE
    • Describe the pathophysiology involved in LE
    • Describe 5 conservative treatment interventions for LE
    • Outline and describe post-operative rehab protocols following surgery and list 3 possible complications
    • Discuss what prolotherapy is, what it does, how it works and what the research says
    • State 2 indications for surgical intervention
    • Outline the basic principles of surgery and list 3 operative techniques
    • Discuss research findings and the efficacy of elbow surgery and the efficacy of treatment techniques

    Hour 3

    • Describe the 3 joints that make up the elbow and explain static and dynamic forces that stabilize the elbow
    • Define the boundaries of the cubital tunnel and explain the route of the ulnar nerve as it travels around the elbow
    • List and describe the phases involved in throwing and how this activity places stress on the medial aspect of the elbow
    • List and describe 5 conditions that produce medial-sided elbow pain including presenting signs and symptoms and how each condition is diagnosed
    • Consider differential diagnosis and list 2 conditions that result in anterior, posterior and lateral elbow pain

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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