This course has been approved for 14.0 AOA Category 1-A CME Credits.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AOCPMR). The AOA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Osteopathic Association designates this activity for a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss underlying anatomic principles and kinesiology of shoulder pain
  • Explain the basis of how kyphosis leads to shoulder pain 
  • Demonstrate the rehabilitation techniques that reverse kyphosis and shoulder pain through scapula stabilization
  • Apply evidence-based principles to the conservative diagnosis and treatment of shoulder pain
  • Diagnose and treat common somatic dysfunction of the lower back
  • Describe the unique aspects of treating individuals with disability and addressing this through a multidisciplinary approach


  • Anatomy/Physiology of the Shoulder
  • Diagnosis of Common Shoulder Pain
  • Imaging of Common Shoulder Pain
  • Conservative Treatments for Common Shoulder Pain: Rehabilitation Strategies
  • Conservative Treatments for Common Shoulder Pain: Ultrasound-Guided Injection Strategies
  • Operative Management of Common Shoulder Conditions in the Active Adult
  • Intrathecal Baclofen for Pain/Spasticity Management After Stroke
  • Parkinson's Pain Management
  • CRPS: Case Presentations
  • Cervical Dystonia
  • OMM for Lower Back Pain Made Ridiculously Simple
  • Spine Health: The Benefits of Strength Training
  • Breaking Free from Osteoporosis
  • Breast Cancer: An Innovative Integrative Approach
  • Review of Outpatient and Inpatient Billing/Coding
  • How to Avoid Being Sued and Tips for Defensive Medicine and Deposition Preparation
  • IMEs

Course Expires: June 22, 2026
Cost: $370.50
Category 1A