WOC’s Sports Medicine Seminar

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A Review of WOC’s Sports Medicine Seminar

Washington Orthopaedic Center held a comprehensive sports medicine seminar June 3rd in Olympia. In attendance were primary care providers, physical therapists, chiropractors, and athletics trainers from around the region.  All five of our surgeons spoke on 18 different topics over the course of 10 hours, including the effects of platelet-rich plasma injections, direct anterior hip replacement and persistent ankle pain.  They were joined as faculty by Dr. David Brown, a board certified sports medicine family physician who works with Providence Medical Group in Olympia. Dr. Michael Dujela, the national chairman of the Education and Scientific Affairs Committee for the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, led the seminar. We were also able to hold a break out session, which allowed the faculty an opportunity to work in smaller groups and demonstrate physical examinations of the shoulder, knee and foot. Chances are you have probably experienced the disconnect that is often found in being referred from clinic to clinic... The disconnect is sometimes unavoidable because each provider prefers every step of treatment to be completed a specific way, and these preferences are not always easily communicated over phone or dictations. A main goal of hosting this seminar for local healthcare providers was [...]

2018-08-21T16:00:40+00:00June 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|