November 18-19, 2016




Course Chairmen:

Gerald R. Williams, Jr. MD

Matthew L. Ramsey, MD

Martin J. Kelley, PT, DPT, OCS

Brian G. Leggin, PT, DPT, OCS


Amee Seitz, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS

Sponsored by:

Philadelphia Orthopaedic and Sports Rehab Foundation

Thank you to all attendees to this year's conference! We look forward to seeing you next year for Lower Extremity Update and in the fall of 2018 for Shoulder and Elbow Update.

Here is a link to Dr. Williams' handouts for his 3 lectures:

Dr. Williams' Handouts

Shoulder and Elbow Update 2016 is a two-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.

Course Brochure

There are smaller group workshops on day 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. Each workshop will be repeated.

Shoulder and Elbow Update 2016 is pleased to offer several sponsorship opportunities to vendors who would like to demonstrate their product to several hundred athletic trainers, occupational therapists, and physical therapists. Click here for more information on sponsorship opportunities


Registration and Hotel Information:

Registrations postmarked/received on or before October 22nd: $400.00 Registrations postmarked/received October 23rd or later: $450.00

Registration includes downloadable course handouts, continental breakfast each day, and refreshments at breaks. Registrants will receive an email with a link to download the handouts 3 days prior to the course. There will be power strips available for individuals viewing the handouts on their portable device.

If you would like to purchase a handout book for $25.00, please click the appropriate link below.

Cancellation Policy: POSRF will offer a refund less a $35 processing fee for written cancellations received prior to November 11, 2016. No refunds will be honored after this date.

Shoulder and Elbow Update 2016 will be held at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing, 201 South Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19106.

A block of rooms has been reserved at a special room rate of $199.00 for single or double occupancy. This room rate is available for a limited time. For more hotel information contact the Hilton at (215) 928-1234 or (215) 521-6500 or go to

Mention Philadelphia Orthopedic and Sports Rehab Foundation for group pricing.


Accreditation Information:

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

Applications for approval of 15 hours (1.5 CEU's) have been submitted to:

Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy (approved for 15 hours - 8 General, 7 Direct Access, PTCE009891)

New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approved for 15 hours - #2016-1417)

Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approved for 15 hours)

Maryland Board of Occupational Therapy
Practice (approved for 15.0 contact hours, #2016:0131)

This course meets the requirements of the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) for 15 units



Contact Information:

For more information email

***Make checks payable to: Philadelphia Orthopaedic and Sports Rehab Foundation

Mail payment to:

      Elite Rehabilitation Solutions 
      2820 Audubon Village Drive # 330
      Audubon, PA 19403           

Cancellation Policy:

Registration fees will be refunded in full less a $35 processing fee for all cancellations received prior to November 11, 2016. No refunds will be awarded after November 12th.