Level 1 Shoulder Physiotherapy

Level 1 Shoulder Physiotherapy Course with Dr Lyn Watson

This course is appropriate for qualified physiotherapists only*

The Dr Lyn Watson Level 1 Shoulder Physiotherapy Course offers physiotherapists the opportunity to gain extensive clinical and research insights into the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of the shoulder and shoulder girdle.

Dr Lyn Watson is a full time shoulder physiotherapy clinician, researcher and course presenter and has taught physiotherapists through-out Australia and around the world for the last 25 years.  Over the past 10 years approximately 4000 physiotherapists in eight counties have completed this course, some twice because they enjoyed it so much, stating it improved their clinical success because it is constantly updated. 

Lyn's aim is to give you information and techniques that will have immediate clinical application.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the relevant functional anatomy, biomechanics and patho-mechanics that contributes to the clinical presentation of your patients
  • A logical and structured plan to your assessment of the shoulder and shoulder girdle,
  • The skills to develop a working diagnosis while considering differential diagnoses,
  • A framework to decide whether to treat, investigate, refer or any combination
  • A structure to tailor a rehabilitation programme to any patient
  • The skill to monitor your progress, adjust your working diagnosis & treatment to get the best results for your patients

During the course Lyn discusses relevant and real patient presentations that she has seen over her 30 years of Shoulder Physiotherapy experience. The course is constantly updated and based on current research to provide “cutting edge” information, her new treatment techniques as well as evidence based best practices for therapists to use it their clinic.

This course is recommended for any physiotherapist that treats orthopaedic shoulder problems


Dr Lyn Watson is a clinical Manipulative and Sports Physiotherapist who has been working exclusively in the diagnosis, assessment and rehabilitation of shoulder injuries for the past 25 years.

She is the specialist shoulder physiotherapy consultant to a variety of national and international teams and individual athletes. She has been consulting to the Australian Cricket Team since 1994, and working with Australian Olympic Level Swimmers, Water Polo, Beach Volleyball, Sprint and Slalom Paddlers, Rowers and professional Tennis Players for over 20 years. Her clinical practice has a balance of elite athletes, weekend warriors, office workers and manual workers of all age groups. As such, she treats and specialises in the everyday typical shoulder conditions such as rotator cuff pathologies, instability, impingement and the stiff shoulder.



*If unsure of your suitability, please email pd@physiotherapy.asn.au

Dates 10 –  11 February 2018

Day 1: 9.00 am–5.00 pm
Day 2: 9.00 am–5.00 pm

Registrations close Sunday 28 January 2018

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10/02/2018 - 11/02/2018
St Vincent's Hospital
Physiotherapy Dept, Bolte Wing
Nicholson Street
Fitzroy, VIC 3065


Saturday, 10 February 2018

SPA/Rural - $715 APA - $770 Non-member - $1155
10/02/2018 9:00 AM - 11/02/2018 5:00 AM
10/02/2018 9:00 AM

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