UW Medicine Sports, Spine & Orthopedic Health is a multidisciplinary team of specially trained, highly experienced rehab medicine and sports medicine physicians, orthopedic, plastic and spine surgeons, podiatrists, physical and occupational therapists and sports psychologists. As a partner in your patient’s care, surgical treatment is considered a last option. That is why our specialists offer the latest advances in non-surgical treatments, such as physical therapy, to restore your muscle strength and range of motion or joint injections that help reduce inflammation and pain at the injury site. However, sometimes surgery is necessary. Patients who require surgical treatment are able to consult with skilled orthopedic surgeons who have extensive experience performing a variety of procedures, including minimally invasive arthroscopic surgeries at our state-of-the-art, outpatient facilities.
An historical perspective on Pyogenic Flexor Tenosynovitis and discussion on diagnostic challenges and the clinical decision making process.
Application of a Ulnar Gutter Intrinsic Plus Splint as done at Harborview Medical Center.
Christopher Domes, MD, with Mary Kate Thayer, MD, show us how to create simple traction weights used at Harborview Medical Center.
Christopher Domes, MD, with Mary Kate Thayer, MD, show how to apply several splints used at Harborview Medical Center.
Hand Surgeons at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle Washington see a variety of hand related injuries but some of the worst are when fireworks are held.
David S. Owens, MD, MS, will discuss sudden cardiac arrest in young adults and share his experience with diagnosis and treatment .
Adam Sassoon, MD, discusses the presentation/work up of arthritic knee pain and explains conservative treatment options. Dr. Sassoon concludes with a segment on surgical treatment.
Computer assisted accelerometer guided total knee arthroplasty - A surgical technique in total knee replacement
Pediatric sports injuries are becoming more common; around two million high school sports injuries per year due to increased participation rates & higher levels of competition.
Douglas P. Hanel, MD, discusses the treatment of elbow injuries, surgical strategies and post-operative treatment.
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