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Electives - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Outpatient Spine Care & Interventional Techniques
Elective Number: 3709 (arranged)
Rotation Supervisors: Dr. Susan Miller
Coordinator: Joanne Palmer - UVA Musculoskeletal Bldg. Ste 240; 243-5631
Duration: 2 weeks
Available: contact Joanne Palmer for available dates & to schedule
Report to: Julie Abbott-Haynes
Time to Report: 8:00 am
Place to Report: Musculoskeletal Services Ctr, Suite 240, 545 Ray C. Hunt Dr.
Typical day: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Attendance: Attendance of sports medicine events during the rotation is mandatory
Number of students per rotation: 1
Course Description: Students will receive training in conservative management of common spine and other musculoskeletal conditions including radiculopathies, and degernative joint disease. There will be exposure to fluoroscopic guided spinal injections, peripheral injections, various medications for acute & chronic pain, and to the role of physical therapy, imaging and EMG/Nerve Conduction Studies.
1. Learn to diagnose & treat non-operative musculoskeletal conditions including spine & peripheral joint disorders
2. Learn indications for fluoroscopic guided spinal injections.