Continuing Education 

Qualitative Biomechanical Analysis of the Shoulder

Cost: $24.00
State Approvals
Dr. Jesse Hodges, Jr. discusses qualitative and quantitative biomechanical analysis and how to implement the analysis into a chiropractic practice. He reviews arthrokinematics of the shoulder as well as the anatomy and function of the rotator cuff complex. He also explains implementing an active care plan for a patient presenting with rotator cuff syndrome.



Module 1 Outline
  • What is biomechanics?
  • Quantitative versus Qualitative Analysis
  • Implementation
  • Biomechanical understanding of injury
  • QUIZ



Module 2 Outline
  • Stages of injury healing
  • Concentric versus eccentric contractions
  • Care plan development
  • Finding the target heart rate
  • QUIZ



Stages of injury healingReview of concentric vs. eccentric contractionsCare plan development Finding the Target Heart Rate
Module 3 Outline
  • Understanding scapula-humeral rythmn
  • Shoulder motion
  • Review of rotator cuff complex
  • Shoulder arthokinematics 
  • QUIZ



Module 4 Outline
  • Review of rotator cuff:
    • Supraspinatus
    • Infraspinatus
    • Teres Mionor 
    • Subscapularis
  • QUIZ



Module 5 Outline
  • Implemanting care plans:
    • ?Stable conditions
    • Unstable conditions
  • Programming sets and reps for each condition
  • Review of clinical rehab excercises and stretches
  • QUIZ




Jesse Hodges, Jr., D.C., M.S.

CE Hours



Each module contains a video presentation and a short quiz.  You must view the video prior to taking the quiz. 
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