Orthopedic Medicine for Primary Care: Neck & Spine/Ortho/Sports Med

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Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the anatomy and function of the shoulder, knee, hip, and ankle joints
  • Recognise concussion from sports and evaluate in the primary care office
  • Determine the basics and common pitfalls of orthopedic X-ray interpretation in the primary care office
  • Diagnose and treat orthopedic problems in the hip, thigh, knee and shoulder
  • Describe how and when to utilize joint aspiration and injection for the treatment of orthopedic problems
  • Offer nutritional advise to the young athlete
  • Perform preparticipation sports physical examination
  • Prescribe exercise and physical activity
  • List the current recommendations, controversies and medicolegal considerations surrounding treating the adolescent athlete
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