Annual Professional Symposium Planned for November 10, 2012

For Immediate Release: July 25, 2012
Contact: Armi Hall, (970) 419-7140,

Register for OCR’s Annual Symposium
Planned for November 10, 2012

Primary Care and ER Physicians, Chiropractors, Therapists, RN’s, and RT’s Are Invited

LOVELAND, CO — The physicians of the Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies are presenting our annual professional conference on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Loveland, CO.

Register for the conference by filling out the form in our conference brochure. See details on the brochure’s registration page. Just mail in the form with your payment.

The symposium features presentations on various aspects of orthopaedics for primary care, occupational medicine, and ER physicians, chiropractors, therapists, RN’s, and RT’s.

The conference is designed for family practice, internal medicine, pediatric, urgent care, emergency, and occupational medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, as well as therapists, chiropractors, and registered nurses.

Up to 5.0 Up to 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsМ« are approved though Banner Health. Banner Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Banner Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsМ«.

Certificates for all guests will be available at the conclusion of the conference.

Disclosure: The planning committee members have reported they have no financial relationships with commercial organizations or products that may constitute a conflict of interest with the content of this conference. Disclosure information for presenters will be provided at the conference.

The symposium previously offered CME credit through Poudre Valley Health System, now University of Colorado Health. CME is not available this year through PVHS-UCH due to changes in the CME process at that health system.

Cost to attend is $40. The fee covers course materials, breakfast, lunch, and the mid-morning break. Dscounted rates are available if four or more practitioners attend from the same office/practice.

The conference will be held from 7:00 a.m., when breakfast and check-in begin, through approximately 2:30 p.m. The event is expected to offer four hours of presentations and one hour of break-out lab sessions.

For more information, contact Armi Hall at OCR, 970-419-7140 or

Schedule of Presentations

November 10, 2012
By OCR Physicians

Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center
4705 Clydesdale Parkway, Loveland, CO
I-25 at the Crossroads Boulevard exit

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Registration & Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Arthritis of the Hand: Indications for Joint Replacement
Mark Durbin, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hand-Upper Extremity Specialist

Traumatic Shoulder Instability: Evaluation and Management Options
Sean Grey, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine-Shoulder Specialist

Lumbar Disc Herniations
William Biggs, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Adult-Pediatric Spine Specialist

Minimally Invasive Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
Robert Benz, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Spine Specialist

Anterior Hip Replacement
Dana Clark, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Total Joint Specialist

10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

PIP Fractures
Steven Seiler, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hand-Upper Extremity Specialist

Ankle Ligament Injury: Don’t Worry It’s Only a Sprain
Wesley Jackson, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Foot-Ankle Specialist

Arthroscopy of the Wrist
Satoru Chamberlain, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hand-Upper Extremity Specialist

A Very Hip Presentation
Robert Baer, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Trauma-Fracture Specialist

Options for the Degenerative Knee in Middle-Aged Athletes
Rocci Trumper, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine-Knee Specialist

Advances in the Treatment of Ankle Arthritis
Michael Houghton, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Foot-Ankle Specialist

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m.
Lab #1 М± Clinical Examination of the Knee
David Beard, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine-Joint Replacement Specialist

Lab # 2 М± Common Injections of the Foot and Ankle
Thomas Hecker, DPM, Podiatry, Foot-Ankle Specialist

Lab # 3 – The Diabetic Foot Exam
Nathan Hunt, DPM, Podiatry, Foot-Ankle Specialist

2:30 p.m.
Symposium Concludes

Commercial Support & Exhibitors

OCR is pleased to acknowledge the following companies for their role in the conference in providing funding and exhibits:

  • Certified Rehab
  • Brown’s Compounding Center
  • The Neenan Co.
  • Home State Bank
  • Orthotic Prosthetic Solutions
  • BSN Medical
  • Prosthetic & Orthotic Group of Northern Colorado
  • Zimmer Spine
  • DePuy Mitek
  • First National Bank
  • Welldynerx
  • Good Day Pharmacy
  • Total Orthopedics — DonJoy

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