Primary Care Symposium 2009

Orthopaedic Symposium Planned for Oct. 24

Primary Care Physicians, Other Providers Are Invited

The physicians of the Orthopaedic Center of the Rockies are hosting and presenting a one-day CME symposium on Saturday, October 24, at the Fort Collins Hilton.

Presentations and updates on various aspects of orthopaedic care for primary care physician offices and patients will be covered at the symposium. CME credits of up to 4.5 credit hours will be available through McKee Medical Center and Poudre Valley Health System(depending on a provider’s attendance time at the event). The symposium is designed for family practice, internal medicine, pediatric, and occupational medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, as well as rehba therapists and chiropractors.

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

Schedule of Presentations, October 24, 2009

By OCR Physicians — at the Fort Collins Hilton Ballrooms

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

8:00 a.m.
Cervical Disc Herniations
William Biggs, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon

8:15 a.m.
Evaluation & Imaging of the Foot & Ankle
Wesley Jackson, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon

8:30 a.m.
Options for Patients with Ankle Arthritis
Michael J. Houghton, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon

8:45 a.m.
Not Your Average Ankle Sprain
Thomas Hecker, DPM, Podiatric Physician

9:00 a.m.
Current Trends in Treatment of Rotator Cuff Disease
Sean G. Grey, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon

9:15 a.m.
Evaluation & Treatment of SLAP Tears
Dale R. Martin, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon

9:30 a.m.
Management of Stress Fractures
Thomas Sachtleben, MD, Sports Medicine Physician

9:45 a.m.
Weight-Lifting Injuries and How to Avoid Them
Vincent МВSkipМЁ Ross, MD, Sports Medicine Physician

10:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m.
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Rational Treatment Algorithm
Robert J. Benz, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon

10:45 a.m.
Distal Radial Fractures
Satoru Chamberlain, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon

11:00 a.m.
Accuracy of Carpal Tunnel Injections
Steven Seiler, MD

11:15 a.m.
Office-Based Evaluation of Osteoarthritis
C. Dana Clark, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon

11:30 a.m.
Modern Management of Hip Fractures
Robert Baer, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon

11:45 a.m.
Clavicles: To Fix or Not to Fix, That is the Question
Mark McFerran, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon

12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.
Lab Breakout Sessions

Injection techniques: David Beard, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon
Upper Extremity Splinting, Casting: Ben Giltanin, OCR Cast Room

2:00 p.m.
Symposium Concludes
CSU-San Diego State Football Game begins (tickets available in limited quantity)

Check the event details in our brochure.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Total Orthopedics — DonJoy
LBN Insurance
The Neenan Co.
First National Bank
BSN Medical
Mountain West Medical
Ferring Pharmaceuticals

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