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Elbow trauma and pain

From West 4th Physiotherapy Associate Jennifer Macpherson With my colleague Matt Powell, I recently attended the PABC (Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia) Evening Lecture by Dr. Thomas Goetz. He is an orthopaedic surgeon working out of St. Paul’s Hospital.  The topic was examination ,differential diagnosis and management of common elbow disorders. Dr. Goetz reviewed the mechanism  of injuries, tissue damage  and manual diagnostic tests for elbow injures; such as, elbow dislocations and varus postero-medial rotary instability (VPMRI). He pointed out manual testing is a very accurate way of diagnosing injuries, so … Read the rest of this post »

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