Joint Replacement Rehab for the Active Client by John W. O’Halloran, Trent Brown & Jason Handschumacher
Have you noticed an increase in joint replacement clients who want to feel more active after surgery?
Most of your clients may be within the geriatric population, but you might also be noticing a lot of younger people in your office who have just gone through surgery or are considering it… But the real question is, do you have 21st Century strategies to effectively treat them?
A lot of rehab professionals, like you, have been asking for a comprehensive arthroplasty training — instead of hodge podge sessions about specific places in the body — And we hear you, which is why we’ve built this NEW comprehensive training specifically for you, Joint Replacement Rehab for the Active Client.
Previous return-to-function techniques don’t work as well anymore because they were developed in a time where dressing, grooming and self-care were the focus of rehab. We must move with the times and enhance your rehab toolbox to improve your clients’ treatment outcomes today!
When you enroll in this new online course, you’ll get the most cutting-edge techniques for all your arthroplasty clients that will reduce pain, increase overall function and balance, and let them get back to their active lifestyle. Your clients will be back to their everyday life faster, allowing them to once again go hiking or play with their kids or grandkids. Don’t let them miss out…
Join us today and learn from nationally renowned and award-winning experts to help clients of every age feel more functional, active and ready to take on the world after surgery!
Dive into Shoulder Arthroplasty
Dr. John O’Halloran will walk you through the latest surgery advancements and rehab implications for your shoulder arthroplasty clients. You’ll gain pivotal exercises and techniques following total shoulder arthroplasty, along with return-to-activity guidelines and so much more.
- Osteoarthritis of the shoulder management
- Complete Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (TSA)
- Hemi shoulder arthroplasty
- Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (rTSA)
- Humeral resurfacing
- Interpositional arthroplasty
- Glenoid resurfacing
- Rehabilitation techniques for TSA
- Range of motion guidelines
- Open and closed chain exercises
- Kinetic chain exercises
- Return to activities following Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
Discover Must-Knows for Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA)
Dive into the different types of knee arthroplasty, including traditional Total Knee, Minimally Invasive, less invasive/Quad Sparring and Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS).
- What you need to know about Continuous Passive Motion (CPM)
- Key knowledge on Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)
- Pre-operative physical therapy literature
- Return to activities following Total Knee Arthroplasty
- How to facilitate the use of key gait and function muscles weakened by TKA
Identify the Best Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) Route
Compare traditional total hip precautions with more advanced hip systems of today.
- Anterior Hip Arthroplasty and its rehab implications
- Minimally Invasive Hip Arthroplasty (MIS THA)
- Advances in materials in THA and the rehab implications, especially the typical precautions
- How to facilitate key muscles involved in gait and function for your THA clients
- Return to activities following Total Hip Arthroplasty
John W. O’Halloran, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC (retired), CSCS (retired), cert MDT, is a licensed Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer with 30 years of experience in the field of rehabilitation. He is a board certified orthopaedic clinical specialist by the American Physical Therapy Association. He earned his post–professional Doctor of Physical Therapy from Temple University. Dr. O’Halloran is the sole owner of O’Halloran Rehabilitation a division of O’Halloran Consulting, LLC. John was born in Boston Massachusetts and currently resides in Summerfield, North Carolina.
Dr. O’Halloran has also served as director of physical therapy/sports medicine at Southeastern Orthopaedics in Greensboro, North Carolina as well as co–owner of GOSMC Properties, LLC. He has also worked in a variety of settings including universities and hospitals. Dr. O’Halloran is also a former orthopaedic instructor at the physical therapy assistant program at Guilford Technical Community College in Greensboro, North Carolina. In 1999, he became credentialed with the McKenzie Institute in the mechanical diagnosis and treatment of the spine. Learn more about Dr. O’Halloran.
Trends and Projections with TSA
- Age, etiology, costs, etc.
- Common Dx leading to TSA
- Why R TSA will be the new norm
- Mastering the R TSA
Why Individuals Undergo TSA
- Pain, Arthritis, etc.
- Delaying Arthroplasty
- Who qualifies for TSA
The Surgery and the Rehab
- Humeral and Glenoid Components
- Surgical Procedure
- 3 Phase “Gold Standard” Protocol
- Proper Pendulum
- GPG Mobilization Techniques
- Post Recovery
- 5 standards of Documentation
Jason Handschumacher, PT, DPT, OCS, is a licensed physical therapist with more than 15 years of clinical practice across all spectrums of rehabilitation and in some of the top facilities in the country. Dr. Handschumacher has experience in acute, sub-acute, inpatient rehab, home health, outpatient, and fitness practice settings, while he currently practices with a hospital in the Charlotte metropolitan area, working in acute, sub-acute, and outpatient settings. Dr. Handschumacher also works daily in a clinic within the fitness center of an active adult community. Learn more about Jason Handschumacher.