Baldwin Bone & Joint, P.C. and Thomas Hospital Partner to Present a Professional Education Program Especially Designed for Nurses, Case Managers & Physical Therapists

Daphne, AL (August 4, 2016) - Doctors John L. Todd and Andrew Harcourt, Orthopaedic Specialists with Baldwin Bone & Joint, P.C., along with Rachael Hartman, DPT, Director of PT Services, will provide a continuing education program especially designed for nurses, case managers and physical therapists on Thursday, August 25th. The program entitled "Orthopaedic Updates in the Care of Shoulder Pain” will be held in the Community Room of the Thomas Medical Center. The doors will open at 6:00 p.m. for registration and dinner, followed by presentations from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Dr. John Todd, Medical Director of The Shoulder Center at Baldwin Bone & Joint, P.C., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in both shoulder reconstruction and sports medicine. His talk is entitled, ""The Rotator Cuff:  Large Tears and Failed Repairs - Options for Treatment” He will review the epidemiology of rotator cuff tears; current concepts for a successful rotator cuff repair; recognize possible causes linked for failure of rotator cuff repairs; review strategies for successful revision rotator cuff repairs; and discuss options for patients with ‘un-repairable’ rotator cuff tears.  (Photo: Dr. John L. Todd)

Dr. Andrew Harcourt is board certified in Family Practice and fellowship-trained in Sports Medicine.  His talk is entitled, "Shoulder Diagnostics and Ortho-Biologics in the Management of Chronic Shoulder Pain.” He will discuss different imaging modalities for the shoulder, including X-ray, MRI, and Ultrasound; the unique benefits of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound when caring for the individual with chronic shoulder pain; and the role that ortho-biologics plays in the current management of chronic shoulder pain. (Photo: Dr. Andrew Harcourt)

Rachael Hartman, DPT, Director of PT Services, has a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama, Birmingham, and a B.S. degree in Exercise Science from Auburn University. Her talk is entitled, "Non-Operative and Post-Operative Physical Therapy for Common Shoulder Pathologies,” whereby she will review the anatomy of the shoulder, discuss the concept of mobility vs. stability in shoulder joint, list common shoulder pathologies referred for with physical therapy, and describe the differences between non-operative and post-operative treatment approaches in physical therapy in common shoulder pathologies. (Photo: Rachael Hartman, DPT)

Thomas Hospital is accredited by ABN as a provider and approver of continuing education in nursing through Thursday, June 15, 2017, #ABNP0105. 2.0 contact hours will be provided to attendees.  All nurses attending must scan their license. 

All attendees must register in advance. No registration will be accepted by phone or mail after Monday, August 22. The registration fee of $15 will be refunded to each participant at check-in.  For more information, call 251-279-1703.

About Baldwin Bone & Joint, P.C. 

Since 1989, Baldwin Bone & Joint has provided expert orthopaedic care to patients of all ages, with all conditions.  As fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeons and experienced clinicians, they are recognized leaders in the field of orthopaedics, providing the most current treatment available.  Office locations include Daphne, Bay Minette and Orange Beach.  Specialized clinics available are The Center for Sports Medicine, The Shoulder Center at Baldwin Bone & Joint, and the Canale Spine Institute. For more information, visit or call 251.625.2663.

About Dr. John L. Todd

Dr. John Todd, Medical Director of The Shoulder Center at Baldwin Bone & Joint, P.C., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in both shoulder reconstruction and sports medicine. Dr. Todd has been in practice for more than 20 years, and his primary clinical focus is non-operative and operative care of the shoulder. He has dedicated his career to helping patients with both chronic degenerative problems and injuries of the shoulder as part of Baldwin Bone & Joint – a group of fellowship-trained orthopedic specialists. The Shoulder Center has office locations in Daphne and Orange Beach, AL. For more information, call 251.625.2663 or visit

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