It is estimated that 1 in 5 Canadians live with chronic pain making it a huge concern for many patients no matter what your practice focus. This orthopedic series will provide methodical and easy to implement assessment and treatment strategies so that you too can reduce pain for your patients. Upcoming topics include:
1. How to efficiently assess the cervical and upper thoracic regions and other key areas for successful treatment
2. Muscle tension mechanisms explained and how to change it
3. The hormone and muscle connection – how to treat frozen shoulder using physical therapy and bioidentical hormones
4. Key nutrients for muscle pain
5. Nutrient deficiencies that may contribute to pain levels and how to correct them
Dr. Robyn Prescott's first instalment has arrived. Get ready to learn phys med from a maestra.
In this webinar Dr. Prescott covers:
- Physical Medicine of the C-Spine and T-Spine
- Anatomy overview and assessments with very helpful hints she has gathered over the years
- Identification of muscle structures of the upper thoracic and cervical lines with ease of understanding
- How to isolate muscle groups and clinical pearls on each group of muscles including tension lines and how to release each muscle group.
- Overview of rib subluxations
- Overview of Upper Cross Syndrome
- Overview of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
- What are red flags to look out for “when not to do something” to treat
- Clinical keys from Dr. Prescott’s practice of treating over 10,000 patient visits.
- Which injection solutions does she use? How to avoid practitioner tendonitis when injecting?
- Treatment MOAs
- Overview of Neural therapy
- Overview of Prolotherapy
- When is Prolotherapy not indicated?
- Treatment expectations with conditions
- A Patient Case to bring it all home.
Travell and Simons would be proud of this webinar! As are we. Enjoy the Orthopedics on Campfire.
Part 1: Diagnosis
Gout is so much more common these days and it’s not all about beer and steak at a wedding reception. It’s so much more. In this two part webinar we go over what the clinician needs to know about relevant gout information. Dive in!
What is acute gout?
What is chronic gout?
Why do we not give Allopurinol or natural uric acid lowering therapies to people with acute gout attacks?
Why don’t we lower uric acid during an acute attack?
How does aspirin cause gout?
How does niacin cause gout?
Why is psoriasis such a risk factor for gout?
Digestive enzymes are not good for gout?
What is the relationship between chronic kidney disease and gout?
Why does stubbing your toe cause gout?
Why the big toe!?
What thresholds for uric acid are considered for hyperuricemia?
Do we monitor or treat patients with hyperuricemia who don’t have gout?
Why is uric acid low during an acute attack?
What are uric acid serum targets for patients with gout?
Is estrogen a cure for gout?
More topics coming soon!
How to use this course
Orthopedic Medicine Course Overview
Physical Medicine C-Spine and T-Spine Topics
Physical Medicine C-Spine and T-Spine Review
Dr. Robyn Prescott ND
Dr. Bobby Parmar ND
Dr. Parmar obtained a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Kinesiology, Psychology and the Humanities at Simon Fraser University. He proceeded to complete naturopathic medical training at the premiere institution the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto. Going on 13 years working in Vancouver he is practicing in a highly collaborative care wellness clinic called Mint Integrative. He was is also adjunct faculty at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine where he teaches and supervises interns at various stages of their program including Genetics, Geriatrics, and Naturopathic Clinical Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Parmar stays engaged with the community by working with multiple organizations giving workshops to members of the Canadian Mental Health Association, The Arthritis Society of BC and Yukon, and the Earthsave Society of Canada. He has also previously served on the Board of Directors for the British Columbia Naturopathic Association and the Friends For Life Society.
As a fervent educator, Dr. Parmar has tailored his academic career to best manage family medicine through naturopathy. His work as a general primary care ND practitioner means he stays up to date with the most current knowledge for most health conditions. He is driven by a passion to better understand the dynamics of health and above all the ever-growing field of mind-body medicine and to convey that understanding to anyone in need or with the desire to be educated. Currently Dr. Parmar is a Key Opinion Leader for Lifelabs/RMA and has lectured on various medical topics to diverse groups of health professionals including MDs and NDs. He has also presented at the Collaborative Education Conference in 2018.