Advances in the Treatment of Pediatric Upper Extremity Conditions: Injury, Deformity, and Deficiency

February 16, 2018
8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
John G. Rangos Sr. Conference Center at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

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Agenda

On Field Evaluation of Injured Upper Extremity

Panel Discussion of Cases (McLane, Musahl, Ostop ATP)

  • Fingers
  • Wrist and forearm
  • Elbow, arm, and shoulder

Return to Sport for Injuries of Upper Extremity

Panel Discussion of Cases (McLane, Musahl, Ostop, Maria CHT)

  • Fingers
  • Wrist and forearm
  • Elbow, arm, and shoulder

Management of Specific Upper Extremity Sports Injuries

  • Finger fractures (Davit)
  • Hand and finger ligament injuries (Goitz)
  • Wrist fractures (Balk or Hughes)
  • Wrist ligament injuries (Fowler)
  • Elbow fractures (Ward or Mendelson)
  • Elbow ligament injuries (Kaufmann)
  • Shoulder injuries (Baratz)

Maximizing Recovery after Injuries

  • Functional Bracing/splints: (Cindy or similar CHT)
  • Adjuncts to enhance recovery: Blood Flow Restriction, Estim, Fluid therapy (Ed Cook, CHT)
  • Maximizing nerve recovery: nerve re-education, mirror therapy ( CHT)
  • Concussion Management in 2019

Presenters

Robert Goitz, MD
John Fowler, MD
Robert Kaufmann, MD
Mark Baratz, MD
Tom Hughes, MD
Marshall Balk, MD
Tim Ward, MD
Steve Mendelson, MD
Patrick Bosch, MD
Melissa McLane, DO
Kelley Anderson, DO

Athletic Trainers

Sarah Ostop
Kirsten Hogg
Erica Coffee (dancers/ballet)
Cara Troutman
Brittany Patterson

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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