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Intronix to Support Three Workshops at the AAPM&R Annual Assembly, November 14-17, 2019, San Antonio, TX

This is the largest annual gathering of physiatrists as we Unite PM&R Through Evidence & Best Practices during a week of collaboration, education, and fun!

Intronix will be there providing Myoguide injection guidance devices for the fourth year in a row. We are pleased to support the AAMM&R in what ever way we can to support their continuing education program. Dr. Evan Friedman will be there, as always, to provide technical support for Myoguide during the programs.

Please register as soon as possible to ensure you can grab a spot. These educational programs are an excellent way to tune up your skill set.

Interventional Spasticity Intensive: Case-Based Skills Training and Assessment (Preconference Course)
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Description: In this valuable half-day pre-course, attendees will learn how to enhance and assess clinical skills in managing patients with spasticity and related conditions. Attendees will rotate through several stations in a small group setting, be presented with cases, develop a treatment plan, and learn/demonstrate hands-on skills that are relevant to that case scenario. At the end of this course, learners will walk away with important skills, such as focal chemodenervation (botulinum toxin, nerve and motor point blocks) and intrathecal baclofen delivery.

Skills Lab 805: Ultrasound Guidance for Chemodenervation Procedures: Upper Limb
Thursday, November 14, 2019
2 pm – 5 pm

Description: This Skills lab will provide a short didactic review of the principles of ultrasound for procedural guidance. The remainder of the course will provide hands-on practice to acquire the skills and techniques required for ultrasound guided Chemodenervation procedures of key upper limb muscles and peripheral nerves. Attendees will gain key skills in identifying muscles/nerves based on their pattern recognition or appearance when using B-mode ultrasound and critical techniques required for procedural guidance. Hands on procedural practice of in-plane and out of plane needle insertion techniques using ultrasound phantoms will also be provided.

Skills Lab 810: Ultrasound Guidance for Head and Neck Chemodenervation Procedures
Friday, November 15, 2019
2 pm – 5 pm

Description: This Skills lab will provide a brief didactic review of the principles of ultrasound for procedural guidance. The remainder of the course will be devoted to hands-on skills acquisition and practice to acquire the skills and technical skills required for ultrasound guided Chemodenervation procedures of key head and neck muscles, peripheral nerves and glands. Attendees will gain key skills in identifying muscles/nerves based on their pattern recognition or appearance when using B-mode ultrasound and critical techniques required for procedural guidance. Hands on procedural practice of in-plane and out of plane needle insertion techniques using ultrasound phantoms will also be provided.