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Mayo Clinic Physician Update e-Edition
July 2015
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Nathan K. LeBrasseur, M.S., Ph.D.
Patient Care

Age, sex and symptom severity may influence responses in patient-reported outcomes

Andrea L. Cheville, M.D., a physiatrist at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, discusses the use of patient-reported outcomes in assessing physical function and identifies factors that may affect the precision and accuracy of these tools.


Research exploring new ways to increase muscle health gaining momentum
Nathan K. LeBrasseur, M.S., Ph.D., co-chair of research in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, discusses research addressing age- and disease-related muscle loss.

See all Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinical Trials at Mayo Clinic

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Geriatrics and orthopedics residencies for physical therapists

These yearlong post-professional clinical and didactic education training programs are designed to advance a physical therapist's preparation as a provider of patient care services.

Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015: From Promise to Practice

Sept. 20-23, in Rochester, Minn.
This conference focuses on cutting-edge, genomic discoveries and practical applications of personalized medicine for your patients. It includes a keynote address from J. Craig Venter, the researcher who helped map the first human genome.

Fourth Annual Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation

Sept. 24-26, in Rochester, Minn.
This symposium features renowned researchers and clinicians focused on regenerative rehabilitation treatments and therapies. This emerging field translates discoveries in tissue engineering and cellular therapies into treatments that benefit the functional outcomes of patients.

25th Annual Mayo Clinic Symposium on Sports Medicine 2015

Nov. 13-14, in Rochester, Minn.
This case-oriented program provides an integrated approach to the injured athlete and includes case presentations, lectures and video demonstrations that make this course interesting to all sports medicine practitioners.

Rehabilitation Medicine Update at San Juan 2016

Feb. 5-7, 2016, in San Juan, Puerto Rico
This course is designed as an update of techniques and topics pertaining to physical medicine and rehabilitation and includes osteoporosis, amputee, ultrasound injection, cancer rehabilitation, brain injury, spinal cord injury, pain, EMG, hand and more.

Neurorehabilitation Summit: Regeneration, Recovery, Reintegration 2016

April 11-12, 2016, in Rochester, Minn.
This comprehensive course addresses the complex issues surrounding neurorehabilitation, including brain injury, brain rehabilitation, regeneration recovery and spinal cord injury.

Mayo Clinic Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review 2016

May 18-20, 2016, in Rochester, Minn.
This course is designed for candidates preparing for certifying and maintenance of certification examinations in physical medicine and rehabilitation and uses a combination of online learning, didactic lecture and mock oral examinations.

See all Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Continuous Professional Development courses

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In the Video Center

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Low Back Pain
Ralph E. Gay, M.D., M.S., discusses the goals and limitations of clinical practice guidelines for low back pain and the benefits associated with implementing those guidelines.

Visit the Medical Professional Video Center to view specialty and Grand Rounds presentations

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