Office-based musculoskeletal intervention is a rapidly growing field of medicine. Treating these common medical problems in a time and cost effective manner can strengthen and build a practice. This course presents new and developing topics in image-guided musculoskeletal intervention and patient assessment which can help physicians expand their practice and skills. The techniques presented address a wide range of clinical issues including arthritis intervention, sports medicine treatments, and foot and ankle procedures. The goal of the course is to present the necessary skills attendees need to expand their current clinical practice through new and cutting-edge interventional techniques that improve patient outcomes and quality of life.
Review basic musculoskeletal ultrasound and interventional techniques
Define a core skill set of assessment techniques using orthopedic biomechanics
Target musculoskeletal (MSK) anatomy for treatment using ultrasound imaging
Learn sports medicine interventional procedures including platelet rich plasma (PRP)
Introduce new protocols for PRP treatment and post procedural care
Attain advanced technique skills utilizing stem cells, botulinum toxin and extracorporeal shock wave therapy
Detail a method to begin a MSK service at your facility and review billing issues