In this session, Dennis will review and demonstrate the physical examination that is a central role in orthopedic diagnostics. He will review the necessary inspection, palpation, determining the range of motion of the joint, focused neurologic exam, and any special tests for specific injuries. An overview of radiographic studies, when to order and how to interpret will be included. Treatment approaches, including physical therapy, casting and/or splinting and referral to surgery will be covered.
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Dennis Rivenburgh, MS, ATC, PA-C, DFAAPA, is a physician assistant who provides medical care to patients in the outpatient setting. Have provided first assist in surgery, with a specialty in orthopedics and sports medicine. Dennis has been a Certified Athletic Trainer for over 30 years. He also serves as an expert witness, both in defense and plaintiff cases.
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