Orthopedic Rehabilitation Clinical Advisor

Orthopedic Rehabilitation Clinical Advisor

By Derrick Sueki, PT, DPT, GCPT, OCS, Adjunct Orthopedic Faculty, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA; Clinical Mentor, Orthopedic Residency Program, University of Southern California, Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA; Owner and President, Knight Phyiscal Therapy Inc, Garden Grove, CA; Strength and Conditioning Consultant, Chapman University Volleyball, Los Angeles, CA and Jacklyn Brechter, PhD, PT, Chair Person and Associate Professor of Orthopedics, Department of Physical Therapy, Chapman University, Los Angeles, CA


SECTION I: Foundational Knowledge

1. Tissue Injury and Healing

2. Pain Mechanisms

3. Radiology

4. Biomechanics

SECTION II: Orthopedic Reasoning

1. Clinical Reasoning and Decision Making in Orthopedic Rehabilitation

2. Upper Cervical Spine

3. Cervical Spine

4. Thoracic Spine

5. Lumbar Spine

6. Sacroiliac Joint

7. Temporomandibular and Craniofacial Dysfunction

8. Shoulder

9. Elbow

10. Wrist and Hand 11. Hip and Thigh

12. Knee

13. Foot and Ankle

14. Pelvic Pain

15. Nerve

16. Chronic Pain

17. Red Flags and Non Musculoskeletal Pain

SECTION III: Orthopedic Pathology

1. Upper Cervical Spine

2. Cervical Spine

3. Thoracic Spine

4. Lumbar Spine

5. Sacroiliac Joint

6. Craniofascial and Temporomandibular Joint

7. Shoulder

8. Elbow

9. Hand and Wrist

10. Hip and Thigh

11. Knee

12. Ankle and Shin

13. Foot

14. Pediatric

15. Pelvic Pain and Women's Health

16. Nerve

17. Chronic Pain

SECTION IV: Rehabilitation and Common Clinical Questions

1. Cervical Spine

2. Thoracic Spine

3. Lumbar Spine

4. Temporomandibular Joint

5. Upper Extremity

6. Lower Extremity

7. Nerve Rehabilitation

SECTION V: Pharmacology