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Thawing Out - OT20
Thawing Out
Treatment Strategies for Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

OT20 l 0.10 contact hrs
by Angela Stephens, DHS, OTR/L, CHT and Anne Ahlman, MPT
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The goal of this program is to help OTs identify the etiology, presentation, and treatments associated with adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder, commonly known as frozen shoulder syndrome. After reading this module, you will be able to —
  • Discuss the etiology, risk factors, and functional limitations associated with frozen shoulder syndrome.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of occupational therapy techniques appropriate to the treatment of frozen shoulder syndrome.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the occupational therapy framework in reference to clients with frozen shoulder syndrome.
  • Explain the most frequently used medical management strategies for patients with frozen shoulder syndrome.

Content Level: Intermediate

Content Focus

Domain of OT: Areas of Occupation
Domain of OT: Performance Skills
Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention

Accreditation Information
ContinuingEducation.com is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Continuing education approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association is accepted for relicensure by the state boards for occupational therapists in: Alaska, Nevada, Arkansas, New Hampshire, Delaware, North Carolina, District of Columbia, Ohio, Illinois, Oregon, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Rhode Island, Maryland, South Carolina, Minnesota, Texas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Missouri, Vermont, Montana & Virginia.


This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 5/23/2014

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