November 14-16, 2008




Course Chairmen:

Gerald R. Williams, Jr. MD

Matthew L. Ramsey, MD

David L. Glaser, MD

Martin J. Kelley, PT, DPT, OCS

Brian G. Leggin, PT, DPT, OCS

Special Guest Speakers:

Joseph P. Iannotti, MD, PhD

John Basti, PT

Jane Fedorczyk, PT, PhD, CHT, ATC

Michael A. Shaffer, MS, PT, ATC

Sponsored by:

Philadelphia Orthopaedic and Sports Rehab Foundation

Thank you to all participants and faculty for making this a fantastic course! This course was attended by over 230 physical therapists, occupational therapists, and athtletic trainers from 23 different states! Of these attendees, 44% had more than 10 years experience!

  • 90% of the participants rated this course as being in the top 10% of courses they had attended.
  • 89% of the participants reported the objectives of the course were met completely or to a high degree.
  • We administered a pre-test and post-test to evaluate whether the course was successful.
  • The mean pre-test score was 55% (11 of 20 correct)
  • The mean post-test score was 85% (17 of 20 correct)!!


Shoulder and Elbow Update 2008 is a three-day conference for physical therapists, occupational therapists, athletic trainers and physicians interested in learning the latest concepts and research related to evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of shoulder and elbow disorders.

Click here for brochure

There are smaller group workshops on days 1 and 2 of the conference. You will be able to indiciate your first, second, and third choices in order of preference each day. Space is limited and workshop assignment will be made in the order of receipt of paid registration only.

Click here for a description of each workshop

Members of the faculty have published numerous peer reviewed articles, books, book chapters, and monographs relating to shoulder and elbow disorders. Click here for more information about the faculty


Registration and Hotel Information:

This course fills up quickly, so early registration is strongly encouraged. Click here to register online now!

Registrations postmarked/received on or before October 17th: $525.00 Registrations postmarked/received October 18th or later: $575.00

Shoulder and Elbow Update 2008 will be held at the Hyatt Regency, Penn's Landing, 201 South Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19106.

For more hotel information contact the Hyatt Regency at (215) 928-1234 or go to The Hyatt Regency is offering a special room rate of $189.00/night plus tax for single or double occupancy. This rate is available for a limited time and rooms fill up quickly.

We have had requests for individuals willing to share a room. Please contact us at if you are interested in sharing a room. We will provide email addresses only upon request. It is up to each individual to decide whether they would like to share a room.

Accreditation Information:

All participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the course.

The New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (NJBTE) has approved this course for 19.5 hours. Approval number 431-2008.

Applications for approval have been filed with the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy and the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy.

Additional approval information and numbers will be posted here when they become available.

Contact Information:

For more information call (484) 685-3123 or email

Make checks payable to: Philadelphia Orthopaedic and Sports Rehab Foundation

Mail payment to:

      Shoulder and Elbow Update 2008 

      Elite Rehabilitation Solutions 

      2820 Audubon Village Drive

      Audubon, PA 19403