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Shoulder

Advanced course

Injuries and pain around the shoulder are very common and often constitute a diagnostic difficulty due to the complexity of the joint and non-specific clinical tests. Most of the injuries are of extra-articular genesis and are well suited for examination with ultrasound.

In comparison with MRI, ultrasound has many advantages such as a higher resolution, the possibility of dynamic examination in real time and comparison with a healthy side.

A well-performed ultrasound examination of the shoulder requires good knowledge of both anatomy and practical skills as well as knowledge of common pitfalls.

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This advanced course contains both extensive theoretical and practical blocks.

Great focus is placed on practical learning with a lot of scanning.

The course includes:
  • Biceps ruptures

  • Partial & continuous damage to the rotator cuff.

  • Subacromial bursitis

  • Labrum injuries

  • Joint swelling / inflammation

  • Damage / changes in the ac joint

  • Nerve squeezing and muscle atrophies

Examples of course objectives:
  • To learn how to distinguish between a partial and full thickness tear of the rotator cuff

  • To learn how to assess atrophy in the cuff abdominal muscles

  • To learn to use and interpret Doppler

  • To evaluate swelling in and around the joint

  • To try guided injections in the shoulder.

Next course:
25-26 sept - Sophiahemmet Stockholm. 7500 kr

Contact us

Address. Sophiahemmet, House O

Tel. 123-456-7890

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