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Electives - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
General Musculoskeletal Medicine
Elective Number: 3706 (arranged)
Rotation Supervisors: Dr. Ward Gypson
Designated Signer: Joanne Palmer - UVA Musculoskeletal Bldg. Ste 240; 243-5631
Duration: 2 weeks
Available: contact Joanne Palmer for available dates & to schedule
Report to: Dr. Gypson
Time to Report: 8:00 am
Place to Report: PM & R Outpatient Clinic
Typical day: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 1
Course Description: This course is a general musculoskeletal rotation with special emphasis on manual medicine/osteopathic manipulation; Worker’s Comp., and clinic-based non-spinal procedures. The student will work with multiple PM&R faculty in the outpatient musculoskeletal setting and will, as time allows, get the opportunity to see spinal injection and electrodiagnostic procedures.
Goals: Students will see a wide variety of musculoskeletal patients and develop a wide range of musculoskeletal skills.
1. Students will learn how to provide care for spinal patients, sports-related injuries and conditions requiring manual medicine.
2. Students will also obtain a general understanding
of Worker’s Comp. patients.