Long Island Shoulder Rehabilitation: State of the Art 2008 - May 17, 2008

Course Description:

This 1 day course is designed to provide participants with the latest evidence for the evaluation, surgical management, and rehabilitation of shoulder disorders from the perspectives of orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists who specialize in the treatment of shoulder disorders. This comprehensive program will feature an integrated format of lecture, video, case studies, and open discussion.

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Online registration is now closed for this course.  We will not be able to process any more registrations. 

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We will be able to accomodate onsite registration. The onsite registration fee is $250.00.

About the Instructors:

Dr. Ticker has a subspecialty practice in shoulder surgery. He completed his residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in 1994 as Chief Resident, during which time he spent an extra year of fellowship studying Shoulder Biomechanics. After a second fellowship, at the University of Pittsburgh in Sports Medicine and Shoulder, Dr. Ticker entered practice at Island Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine ( in Massapequa, NY. In addition to his clinical practice devoted to the shoulder, he has published numerous peer reviewed papers on shoulder topics and written multiple chapters in shoulder texts. Dr. Ticker has lectured locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally on various topics relating to the shoulder. He co-edited his first book, An Atlas of Shoulder Surgery, in 1998, and his second book, An Atlas of Shoulder Arthroscopy, in 2003. He served as historian for the 25th Anniversary of the American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons ( and compiled and edited a book for this occasion in 2007. Dr. Ticker established the Long Island Shoulder Service ( in 2004 to provide cutting edge non-operative and operative care, especially the most up-to-date arthroscopic minimally-invasive techniques, to patients on Long Island, and in New York.

Jonathan Ticker


Jim graduated from Quinnipiac College in 1996 with a degree in Physical Therapy. Jim's experience has been concentrated in outpatient orthopaedics and sports medicine physical therapy. He joined Island Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in 2003 as Director of the Physical Therapy Department and has focused his practice on both non-operative and operative rehabilitation of shoulder disorders. He has attended numerous continuing education courses in manual therapy, sports medicine, and the treatment of shoulder disorders. Along with Dr. Jonathan Ticker, he co-authored a chapter on Postoperative Rehabilitation Following Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair in Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Surgery by Abrams and Bell.

James Egan


Bryce received his Physical Therapy degree from Saint Louis University in 1992. He became a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy in 1998. He has been a member of the American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists (ASSET) since 2000 and is currently serving as President. Bryce has been employed with Health Performance and Rehabilitation Centers, Inc. (HPRC) since 1992 and is currently Director of St. Francis Rehabilitation Center in Columbus, Georgia. For the past six years his patient population has consisted of over 95% orthopedic shoulder patients. Also, Bryce has delivered over 50 scientific and professional presentations on Registration for Shoulder Rehabilitation at the local, state, national, and international level.

Bryce Gaunt


Brian Leggin is currently Orthopedic Clinical Specialist for Penn Therapy and Fitness at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He has been working with the surgeons and physicians of the Shoulder and Elbow Service of the University of Pennsylvania Health System for over 15 years. In addition, Brian is and has been an adjunct instructor and guest lecturer in the Physical Therapy programs at Arcadia University, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Camden, and the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. He has published numerous journal articles and book chapters. In addition, he has given numerous professional and scientific presentations at local, national, and international conferences. He is an active member of the American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists and a member of the board of the International Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Therapy.

Brian Leggin


Dr. Routman joined Atlantis Orthopaedics in 2001 following fellowship training in shoulder reconstruction at The Hughston Clinic and Sports Medicine Foundation in Columbus, GA. His clinical practice specializes in the management of all aspects of conditions that affect the shoulder. His academic activities include research efforts that also focus on the shoulder.

Dr. Routman has lectured locally, regionally, and nationally on various shoulder topics and participated in many didactic and practical courses to train orthopaedic surgeons in the methods for shoulder diagnosis and the techniques for non-operative and operative treatment. Dr. Routman's current emphasis for surgical treatment is minimally invasive arthroscopic shoulder surgery techniques.

Dr. Routman is the Director of Palm Beach Shoulder Service ( and the President and Founder of Palm Beach Shoulder and Sports Medicine Foundation (

Dr. Routman