This presentation provides informaiton about the common clinical presentations of shoulder disorders in the sporting setting. The talk covers the background and clinical presentation of acute shoulder dislocation, multi-directional instability, disorders of the overhead athlete and rotator cuff disorders in the athletic population.
While valuable on its own, this presentation forms part of the content of the APA Advanced Sporting Shoulder course to be run in Sydney in September. All participants attending that course will be expected to have listened to this talk prior to attending the course – knowledge of its content will be assumed.
Dr Mary Magarey PhD, FACP, FASMF is a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and Specialist Sports Physiotherapist with a particular interest in the shoulder region. Mary has been working with overhead athletes for more than 20 years, has travelled with junior world championship softball teams on 3 occasions and was a volunteer physiotherapist at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games in 2006, working in the polyclinic.
Mary has been involved with teaching postgraduate students in Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapy through the University of South Australia for more than 40 yeares. She has run PD courses nationally and internationally for 20 years and published in the area of shoulder diagnosis and management. Her PhD research was related to validation of shoulder clinical diagnosis.
Mary is heavily involved in the Australian College of Physiotherapists, as a member of the College Council and a number of its sub-committees, former Vice President, former Chief Censor, former mentor to the Facilitators and examiner, in addition to her current role as facilitator to the training program for Specialisation in Sports Physiotherapy.
CPD hours: 1 hour