(In Calgary) The Shoulder: complex doesn't have to be complicated with Adam Meakins

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(In Calgary) The Shoulder: complex doesn't have to be complicated with Adam Meakins


When: March 30-31, 2019. 

Where: Calgary, ALTA

This workshop is designed to give therapists the confidence that simplifying the shoulder is safe, effective, and evidence based. It is also designed to be highly clinically relevant and to give lots of helpful hints and tips that can be put into practice immediately. The workshop promises to be informative, informal, and fun, presented by Adam in his own unique and controversial style as he cuts through the host of myths and misconceptions that surround the shoulder.

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Adam Meakins is an Extended Scope Physiotherapist and a Clinical Lead for Sport and Exercise Medicine in both the NHS and private practice. Adam has been a shoulder specialist for nearly 10 years, and has worked in various settings, including professional sport, and has been fortunate enough to work with some of the worlds leading shoulder specialists, helping a wide and diverse range of patients recover from shoulder problems.

Having been taught and seen first hand many overly complicated methods for assessing and treating shoulders, Adam has designed a workshop that demonstrates although... Shoulders are complex, they do NOT have to be complicated.

This two day workshop is designed for ALL therapists who work with shoulder problems who want a simplified, effective and evidence based approach to its assessment and management. It is designed to be informative, informal, and fun, with plenty of helpful hints and tips that you can put into practice immediately.


  • Simplify your assessment and management of the most commonly encountered shoulder issues
  • Expose the myths and misconceptions around shoulder anatomy, biomechanics and pathology
  • Explore the evidence for the assessment and diagnosis of the most common shoulder issues 
  • Examine how best to assess shoulder movement, muscle function, proprioception, and the kinetic chain
  • Evaluate the best shoulder rehab exercises and progression with chances to practice and rehearse ideas

When: Saturday, 30 March 2019 at 09:00 - Sunday, 31 March 2019 at 16:00

Where: TBD, Calgary, ALTA.