VRC , 2nd. Edition : Sports:Upper Extermity,Sports:Lower Extremity, and Hand & Wrist

VRC, 2nd. Edition: Sports: Upper Extremity, Sports: Lower Extremity, Hand & Wrist

The three modules in this activity will cover the following:

  • Sports: Lower Extremity will review knee anatomy, biomechanics and imaging. It will cover ligament, meniscal, and patellar injuries and treatments as well as patellar instability, overuse injuries, rehabilitation, and return to play. It will also review athletic hip disorders, stress fractures, dislocations, nerve entrapment and tendon injuries. Head and neck injuries such as concussion, stinger/burner syndrome, and spear tackler's spine will also be discussed.
  • Sports: Upper Extremity will review shoulder anatomy, imaging and arthroscopy as well as review shoulder disorders including instability, impingement, rotator cuff pathology and Little Leaguer shoulder. It will also cover muscle ruptures, acromioclavicular arthritis and instability, scapular winging, suprascapular nerve entrapment, sternoclavicular joint subluxation and dislocation, adhesive capsulitis, and calcific tendonitis.
  • Hand & Wrist will review disorders and injuries of the hand and wrist and their treatment options. Injuries and disorders covered include radial and ulnar fractures, carpal tunnel injuries, DRUJ fracture and instability, scaphoid fractures, metacarpal and phalangeal injuries, tendon injuries, overuse syndrome, nerve palsies, injuries, and neuropathies, arthritis, and hand tumors. Treatment topics include operative and non-operative fracture treatments, tendon transfer, arthroplasty, soft tissue coverage, and replantation.

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc. designated this enduring material for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.