Musculoskeletal Disorders Webinar

Are you beginning to notice a little nagging pain in your right shoulder blade? Perhaps some numbness and tingling in your dominant hand? Advil and Aleve are no longer taking care of it. Musculoskeletal disorders can often sneak up on you and before you know it, your home remedies are no longer effective. Consider spending an hour of your time with us for some insight and information that dental professionals can use to counteract and perhaps better control your new silent partner!

Learning Objectives:
Define the term musculoskeletal disorders
Identify signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal disorders
Identify risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders in the dental profession
Discuss preventative strategies for avoiding musculoskeletal disorders
Discuss potential treatment options for musculoskeletal disorders

Speaker: Timothy J. Caruso has been a practicing Physical Therapist for over 30 years, focusing his expertise in the area of manual therapy, orthopedics & ergonomics. He previously worked at Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Chicago. He continues with direct patient care at Marklund Wasmond Center in Elgin, Illinois as well as Community Physical Therapy in Addison, Illinois. Tim has worked extensively with the dental profession since 1988 in the areas of ergonomics, injury prevention, productivity, exercise & wellness. He balances his professional career between pediatric & adult populations with orthopedic conditions. He is a member of the American Dental Association Dental Wellness Advisory Committee.

Recorded on May 22, 2019.

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