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Electives - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Spine and Sports Rehabilitation
Elective Number: 3703 (arranged)
Rotation Supervisors: Dr. Robert Wilder
Coordinator: Joanne Palmer - UVA Musculoskeletal Bldg. Ste 240; 243-5631
Duration: 2 weeks
Available: contact Joanne Palmer for available dates & to schedule
Report to: Dr. Wilder
Time to Report: 8:00 am
Place to Report: Musculoskeletal Services Ctr. #310, 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 receive training in a variety of
aspects of outpatient physical medicine and rehabilitation practice including
the evaluation and management of low back/neck pain and sports/musculoskeletal
injuries. A runner's injury clinic, high school sports coverage and occupational
related injury management are included. Students will learn comprehensive
spine care including introduction to electrodiagnostic techniques, therapy
prescription and evaluation for other diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
If a student desires, he/she may also participate in other weekly PM &
R clinics including prosthetics and orthotics clinic and acupuncture clinic.
There is no night or weekend call or weekend rounds, however, medical
coverage of sporting events may include some nights and weekends.