Date & Time
Monday, May 1, 2023, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
101 It Hurts When I Do This: Diagnosing and Managing Overuse Syndromes

Musculoskeletal pain and injury ailments comprise a large number of visits to medical providers in correctional facilities, especially those housing younger inmates. This presentation will cover the diagnosis and management of several common overuse syndromes, including but not limited to shoulder impingement, epicondylitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, Achilles tendonitis, and plantar fasciitis. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of history taking, avoidance of the aggravating activity, and when to refer.

Educational objections

  • List the overuse syndromes commonly seen in correctional settings
  • Review how to diagnose musculoskeletal pain and injury ailments
  • Outline approaches to management of diagnosed overuse syndromes

Level: Intermediate