Musculoskeletal and Peripheral Nerve Interventions: Correlation of Imaging and Anatomy

June 24-25, 2017 | 8:00am-5:00pm

Approved for 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM 
All payments are in USD

June 24-25, 2017

Time: 8:00am-5:00pm both days

The Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto


The Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre

The Eaton Chelsea Hotel (Gerrard/Bay Streets)

The Holiday Inn Bloor/Yorkville (Bloor/Avenue Road)

The Park Hyatt (Bloor/Avenue Road) 

The Omni King Edward Hotel (King St. East)

1 Kings College Circle

Toronto, Ontario Canada

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Target audience 


Physicians in the field of Pain Medicine, PM&R, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Nurse practitioners and Physician assistants who have been interested in continuing their education in MSK and Nerve  pain procedures, diagnostics and needle guidance with the use of ultrasound with a focus on anatomy. 


Learning Objectives


Musculoskeletal Ultrasound- both upper and lower extremity: glenohumeral and AC joints, subdeltoid bursa, rotator cuff, cubital canal, epicondyles, elbow joint, carpal canal, Gyon canal. Hip and knee joints, trochanteric complex, lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, saphenous nerve, ischial bursa, iliotibal tract, tarsal canal, ankle joint, plantar nerves. Cryotherapy, radiofrequency as well as PNT (percutaneous needle Tenotomy) will also be taught. 

Neurosonology- Entrapment Neuropathies of the extremities including suprascapular, radial, ulnar - cubital tunnel syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, common peroneal nerve, tarsal tunnel syndrome and Morton’s neuroma. Other peripheral nerve injuries -  traumatic, ischemic, metastatic, primary tumors and post-operative. 


Course Structure


This is structured as a two-day interactive learning experience that will include both didactic and hands on portions. Each participant will have the opportunity to work with each of our faculty members. We will be utilizing cadaveric specimens during the learning experience.



Anne Agur, M.D.,  Department of Anatomy, University of Toronto Canada

Michael Gofeld, M.D., Assistant Professor-University of Toronto, St. Michael's Hospital


Invited Faculty

David Spinner, D.O.,  Assistant Professor, Interventional Pain, Spine and Sports Medicine, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Einar Ottestad, M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine

John Hanlon, M.D., Assistant Professor- University of Toronto, St. Michael's Hospital

Anuj Bhatia, M.D., Assistant Professor- University of Toronto, Wasser Pain Management Centre


Corporate Partners


This activity is jointly sponsored by Dannemiller and the WAPMU. This activity has been planned and implemented by Dannemiller and WAPMU. In support of improving patient care, Dannemiller is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Dannemiller designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


AMA Designation of Credits: Dannemiller designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ADA statement: Dannemiller and the WAPMU fully comply with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please contact Scot Sarver at by May 15, 2017 to receive service.


Faculty Disclosure: As a provider accredited by ACCME, Dannemiller must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentation.