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Lenny Macrina

MSPT, SCS, CSCS

Leonard (Lenny) Macrina, MSPT, SCS, CSCS, is the cofounder and director of physical therapy at Champion Physical Therapy and Performance in Waltham, Massachusetts. He received his master's degree in physical therapy from Boston University. He has been teaching continuing education courses on shoulder rehabilitation and presenting at conferences around the United States since 2006.

Lenny's work has been published in the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, the North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, the Sports Health journal, and many more. His professional memberships include the APTA Massachusetts Chapter, APTA Sports Physical Therapy Section, American Sports Medicine Institute, and National Strength and Conditioning Association.

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Understanding Glenohumeral Joint Biomechanics and Exercise Implementation

Presented by Lenny Macrina, MSPT, SCS, CSCS

Understanding Glenohumeral Joint Biomechanics and Exercise Implementation

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Video Runtime: 85 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 22 Minutes

This course will teach you how to design an effective shoulder rehabilitation program based on current clinical evidence and scientific research. The anatomy and biomechanics of the glenohumeral joint will be reviewed from an evidence-based perspective, including how to understand and recognize the pathomechanics of various shoulder injuries. The influence of shoulder joint biomechanics and the importance of a thorough clinical exam will be emphasized. We will also discuss the importance of the subjective examination to complement the clinical exam. From all of this, the PT, ATC, PTA, or OT will be able to design an appropriate rehabilitation program for the shoulder patient.

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Rehabilitation Following Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair Surgery

Presented by Lenny Macrina, MSPT, SCS, CSCS

Rehabilitation Following Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair Surgery

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Video Runtime: 100 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 22 Minutes

In this course, Lenny Macrina will teach learners about postoperative rehabilitation for common shoulder pathologies. SLAP lesions and rotator cuff repairs will be covered. For each pathology, Lenny discusses relevant anatomy, mechanism of injury, common clinical presentation, operative procedures, postoperative guidelines, and rehabilitation protocols. The course also reviews the evidence to determine the appropriate time to initiate physical therapy after these surgeries and how the outcomes may be affected. The PT, PTA, OT, or ATC will learn the current research and evidence in support of the techniques discussed.

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Advanced Rehab for the Baseball Pitcher to Improve ROM & Strength

Presented by Lenny Macrina, MSPT, SCS, CSCS

Advanced Rehab for the Baseball Pitcher to Improve ROM & Strength

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This course, intended for the physical therapist, occupational therapist, or athletic trainer, will outline the anatomy and biomechanics involved in the baseball pitching motion. The unique profile of the baseball pitcher will be presented, which will help the clinician better understand and deliver a quality plan of care. An evidence-based approach to some of the common baseball injuries and a general treatment regimen will also be presented to educate the clinician. At the end of this course, the rehabilitation specialist should be able to evaluate and treat a baseball pitcher with much more confidence.

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Shoulder Instability: Anterior, Posterior, and Multidirectional

Presented by Lenny Macrina, MSPT, SCS, CSCS

Shoulder Instability: Anterior, Posterior, and Multidirectional

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Anterior, posterior, and multidirectional shoulder instability can affect many different types of athletes and requires the therapist to understand best practices for each specific treatment and rehabilitation. This course provides participants with advances in examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment strategies for patients with glenohumeral instability. Expect to learn innovative and creative treatment interventions from Lenny Macrina through his insightful lectures, which emphasize suggested treatment protocols and outcome measures. The dynamic case studies presented facilitate effective treatment. Join Macrina as he provides a comprehensive overview of shoulder instability to prepare those treating shoulder conditions and those taking the SCS examination.

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Shoulder Fractures, Little League Shoulder, and Sprengel Deformity

Presented by Lenny Macrina, MSPT, SCS, CSCS

Shoulder Fractures, Little League Shoulder, and Sprengel Deformity

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Recently, attention to pediatric sports injuries has drawn national attention due to the increase in reported cases of overuse injuries by medical professionals and the national media. Awareness of shoulder fractures such as scapular, clavicle, and humeral fractures is essential in the treatment of the pediatric and adult athlete. This course will help the sports therapist evaluate, assess and treat these groups of patients with an evidence-based mindset in the hopes of preventing long-term issues in the athlete's functional return to sports. Join Lenny Macrina as he presents case studies, evidence-based lectures, and demonstrates essential evaluations and exercises for the treatment of pediatric conditions and fractures.

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Biomechanics of the Shoulder

Presented by Lenny Macrina, MSPT, SCS, CSCS

Biomechanics of the Shoulder

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The rehabilitation of a shoulder injury requires a solid understanding of the underlying biomechanics. Particularly relevant to shoulder injuries, this course emphasizes the importance of biomechanics for swimming and the overhead baseball throw. By emphasizing implications for rehabilitations and return to play, the participant will leave this course able to better apply biomechanical principles in their treatment of these injuries. Current research is presented to aid the clinician in understanding and developing evidence-based rehabilitation programs for healthy and injured athletes. Join Lenny Macrina as he presents the biomechanics of the shoulder through dynamic motion graphics, detailed lectures, and illustrative demonstrations.

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The Shoulder: Overuse Injuries in Athletes

Presented by Lenny Macrina, MSPT, SCS, CSCS

The Shoulder: Overuse Injuries in Athletes

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The shoulder is a critical component of many athletes' careers. How might the sports therapist best prepare themself to treat and protect their athletes from overuse injuries of the shoulder? Join Lenny Macrina as he provides a detailed look into shoulder overuse injuries. This course discusses the evaluation, treatment, and progression of patients with overuse injuries to the shoulder and surrounding soft tissue. A brief synopsis of the anatomy, biomechanics and typical presentation will be discussed in lecture and case format. In addition, rehabilitation strategies to avoid long-term issues will be presented as part of the case series. This course is designed to both prepare therapists for these conditions and to provide those studying for the SCS Preparation Program with a thorough foundation in overuse injuries to the shoulder.

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The Shoulder: Traumatic and Post Operative Injuries

Presented by Lenny Macrina, MSPT, SCS, CSCS

The Shoulder: Traumatic and Post Operative Injuries

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All too often in sports, athletes experience acute injury. This course provides an introduction into the most common acute and post-operative injuries to the shoulder joint. By presenting an evidence-based look at the most beneficial rehabilitation strategies and progression for rotator cuff repair, SLAP repair, and AC separation; this course prepares the sports therapist to easily approach any of these conditions in their practice. Lenny Macrina discusses the evaluation, treatment and progression of patients following an acute injury or post-operatively to the shoulder joint. A brief synopsis of the anatomy, biomechanics, and progression will be discussed in lecture and in case format. In addition, the course discusses rehabilitation program design to safely and systematically return patients to their maximal functional capacity. Experience the course material through motion graphics, interactive case studies, demonstrations, and informative lectures.

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