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December 11, 2013 - TCO

FREE Practical Evaluation Skills for High Volume Settings – Streamlining Care for Your Athletes

Wednesday, December 11
5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
*Meal will be provided

TCO Edina – Map
4010 West 65th St
First Floor Conference Room



To combine evidence-based practice and evaluation pearls in order to enable a sports medicine provider to perform a focused, efficient, and effective evaluation in a high volume environment.


  • Identify high yield physical examination tests for the shoulder, hip, and foot.
  • Define factors that contribute to common biomechanical deficits in the shoulder, hip, and foot.
  • Indentify how biomechanical deficits influence injuries in the shoulder, hip, and foot.
  • Practice and implement multidisciplinary orthopedic evaluation techniques for the shoulder, hip, and foot.
  • In a small group develop and present a case study to participants implementing the results from the multidisciplinary evaluation process.

Course Description:
This course will integrate traditional lectures with small group lab activities to help participants develop efficient and relevant evaluation techniques and interventions that will enhance their clinical practice. These techniques will help providers effectively direct care for their athletes. The first half of the course will be a combination of traditional lecture followed by a demonstration of physical exam pearls. During the second half of the program participants will be divided into 3 groups and assigned a subject for evaluation. Each group will perform a Functional Movement Screen and expand on the physician’s physical exam. After combining all evaluation results the group will develop a treatment plan for their given subject. Each group will present their findings to the course participants. This course is intended for providers of all levels of experience.

Course Curriculum:
5:00pm – 5:20pmKey Components of the Kinetic Chain and Relevance to Injury
5:20pm – 5:40pmFoot Overview and Evaluation Pearls  –  Paul Langer, DPM
5:40pm – 6:00pmFoot Evaluation  –  Paul Langer, DPM
6:00pm – 6:20pmUpper Extremity Overview Evaluation Pearls  –  Greg Lervick, MD
6:20pm – 6:40pmShoulder Evaluation  –  Greg Lervick, MD
6:40pm – 7:00pmHip Overview and Evaluation Pearls  –  Chris Larson, MD
7:00pm – 7:20pmHip Evaluation Demonstration  –  Chris Larson, MD
7:20pm – 8:20pmFMS and Rehabilitation Based Evaluation  –  Course Faculty
8:20pm – 8:30pmFinalize Case Presentation
8:30pm – 9:30pmGroup Case Presentation (20 minutes each)

CME Credits Offered

BOC: 4.5 hours

Twin Cities Orthopedics is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.

(952) 512-5647
Please communicate all cancellations 48 hour in advance of the program.

Chris Bailey DPT, Mark Froemke DPT, Paul Langer, DPM, Chris Larson, MD, Justina Lehman, NP, Greg Lervick, MD, Jim Rakow, ATC, Brandon Schomberg DPT, David Winecoff, PA-C

*This course is intended for both entry level and experienced Certified Athletic Trainers, including TCO employees and outside ATC providers.