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The Clinician’s Go-To Guide for Joint Arthroplasty: Geriatrics is Now
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The Clinician’s Go-To Guide for Joint Arthroplasty: Geriatrics is Now Geri-Active!

John W. O’Halloran
7 Hours 30 Minutes
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Move Patients towards a Pain Free Lifestyle

The World Health Organization dubbed the years 2000-2010 the “Bone and Joint Decade”. By 2020, joint arthroplasty rates are expected to double. This rise in the demand for joint replacement surgery has led to major advancements in the surgical techniques and technologies. These developments allow patients to return to an active lifestyle, where before they were very much limited. The question for clinicians is: are we ready to provide current and progressive rehabilitation for the rising joint replacement population? Today’s “Baby Boomer” joint replacement patient places much higher expectations on their rehab provider. They want to get down on the floor with the grandkids, ski and hike.


 This highly interactive seminar will provide the attendee the evidenced-based knowledge to answer those often on-the-spot questions our patients ask, such as "What should I not do?" or "When can I hike or play tennis again?" Also examined will be surgery from traditional to cutting edge, in addition to evidenced-based rehab and return to activity guidelines. This one of a kind seminar is a MUST for all clinicians who work with total joint patients.

Course Content


  • Shoulder, knee, and hip arthroplasty
  • Core Implications for joint replacement patients



  • Osteoarthritis of the shoulder management
  • Complete Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (TSA)
  • Hemi shoulder arthroplasty
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (rTSA)
  • Humeral resurfacing
  • Interpositional arthroplasty
  • Glenoid resurfacing

            -           Rehabilitation techniques following Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

                          Range of motion guidelines

                          Open and closed chain exercises

                          Kinetic chain exercises

            -           Return to activities following Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

  Learn time frames on when your patients can expect to perform ADLs and return to exercise, golf, and other sports



  • Traditional Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Arthroplasty (MIS TKA)
  • Less Invasive/Quad Sparring Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS)

            -           Review of literature on Continuous Passive Motion (CPM)

                          What do we need to know?

            -           Review of literature on Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

                          NMES—What do we need to know?

            -           Review of literature on pre-operative physical therapy

            -           Return to activities following Total Knee Arthroplasty

                          Learn when it is acceptable for your patients to:

                                    -   Swim

                                    -   Bike

                                    -   Use the treadmill

                                    -   Hike

                                    -   Use the elliptical

                          Learn what sports are allowed following TKA

            -           Facilitate use of key gait and function muscles weakened by TKA


CASE STUDIES  - we added this per the manual. Want to list any more detail?

  • An example of Arthritis in the knee
    • Visual clues



  • Traditional total hip precautions with a compare and contrast to the more advanced hip systems of today
  • Anterior Hip Arthroplasty—rehab implications
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Arthroplasty (MIS THA)
  • Advances in materials in THA and the rehab implications, especially the typical precautions, etc.
  • How to facilitate key muscles involved in gait and function for your THA patients

            -           Return to activities following Total Hip Arthroplasty

                          Learn when it is acceptable for your patients to:

                                    -   Swim

                                    -   Bike

                                    -   Use the treadmill

                                    -   Hike

                                    -   Use the elliptical

                          Examine which sports are allowed following THA


CASE EXAMPLES we added this per the manual. Want to list any more detail?

  • 80 year old experiencing continual pain after THA
    • Possible causes
    • Conduct a 30 minute exam to assess




John W. O’Halloran Related seminars and products:

PT, DPT, OCS, ATC (ret), CSCS (ret), cert MDT,

JOHN W. O’HALLORAN, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC (retired), CSCS (retired), cert MDT, is a licensed Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer with 30 years of experience in the field of rehabilitation. He is a board certified orthopaedic clinical specialist by the American Physical Therapy Association. He earned his post–professional Doctor of Physical Therapy from Temple University. Dr. O'Halloran is the sole owner of O'Halloran Rehabilitation a division of O'Halloran Consulting, LLC. John was born in Boston Massachusetts and currently resides in Summerfield, North Carolina. Dr. O'Halloran has also served as director of physical therapy/sports medicine at Southeastern Orthopedics in Greensboro, North Carolina as well as co–owner of GOSMC Properties, LLC. He has also worked in a variety of settings including universities and hospitals. Dr. O'Halloran is also a former orthopedic instructor at the physical therapy assistant program at Guilford Technical Community College in Greensboro, North Carolina. In 1999, he became credentialed with the McKenzie Institute in the mechanical diagnosis and treatment of the spine. Dr. O'Halloran is also a certified functional capacity evaluator in the Blankenship Method. His unique evaluation and treatment skills make him a sought after clinical instructor for physical therapy and athletic training topics. He has spoken both locally and internationally on topics such as sports specific rehabilitation of the shoulder, spine rehabilitation and treatment of foot and ankle injuries. Dr. O'Halloran has studied orthopedic and sports therapy abroad in Australia and New Zealand. His post graduate work has included manipulative therapy. His wide range of clinical experience and continued desire to further his education combined with advanced post graduate training allows him to provide his patients the most evidenced based rehabilitation and treat complex musculoskeletal conditions. John was awarded the 2014 recipient of the chapter's Excellence in Clinical Practice Award by the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association,He also was awarded the North Carolina Elon University Clinical Instructor of the year for 2015. Recently Dr O'Halloran's investigational work on the earlier facilitation of gait in the Total Knee Arthroplasty patient has been cited in peer reviewed journal publication.

For more information about Dr. O'Halloran, visit his websites: and For more information about Dr. O'Halloran's seminars, visit

Target Audience

Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Personal Trainers, Exercise Physiologists, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants



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