“US Guided Injection Techniques & Spasticity” – PreCourse

This Pre-Course is on Wednesday, May 30 in Whitehorse at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Center.

CAPMR PRECOURSE: US Guided Injection Techniques for the Management of Common Joint Injections & Spasticity Chemodenervation

Target Audience: For the beginner to intermediate learner.

Objectives: At the end of the session, delegates will be able to:

1. Describe the anatomy of the most common joint injections.
2. Demonstrate hands on techniques and approaches to the most common upper and lower extremity joint injections.
3. Question the anatomy and landmarks for US guided chemodenervation of the upper and lower limb.
4. Interpolate from preceptors on correct techniques.

Each topic to presented with a faculty member, with US to large screen and video camera to enhance viewing for audience. We aim to have 10 US machines, with 1-2 preceptors per group of ten people for hands on scanning and practice.

Faculty: Arun Gupta (PMR), Omar Khan (PMR), Rajiv Reebye (PMR),  Prof. Jörg Wissel (Neurology)

Moderator: Paul Winston (PMR)

0800-0845 Introduction. Including  intro to US techniques – Omar Khan
0845-0915 Anatomy of the shoulder and overview – Arun Gupta
0915-0930 Practice Biceps – Jörg Wissel
0930-0945 Practice AC Joint – Jörg Wissel
0945-1000 Practice Subacromial & GH – Jörg Wissel
1000-1015 Demo of Barbotage – Jörg Wissel
1015-1045 Additional Shoulder Scanning – Jörg Wissel
1045-1100 Break
1100-1120 Spasticity US Localization of Shoulder & Forearm – Rajiv Reebye
1120-1200 Practice of Upper Extremity – Jörg Wissel
1200-1300 Lunch Symptosium
US Techniques in Spasticity Management of the Lower Limb – Jörg Wissel
1300-1345 Demo Lower limb spasticity muscle techniques.
1345-1405 Presentation of the Wrist, Carpal Tunnel, & deQuervain’s Trigger Finger – Omar Khan
1405-1430 Demo Wrist & Practice – Jörg Wissel
1430-1450 Overview of Knee Anatomy Demo & Case – Omar Khan
1450-1530 Knee Practice – Jörg Wissel
1530-1550 Break
1550-1610 Ankle case and demo – Arun Gupta
1610-1645 Ankle – Jörg Wissel
1645 Close