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Stroke and Rehabilitation Conference, December 2, 2016

The Mizzou Advantage Initiative: One Health/One Medicine and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at MU School of Medicine present "Stroke and Rehabilitation, Translating Evidence Into Practice", to be held December 2, in Acuff Auditorium.  For for information, click HERE for the flyer.

New PM&R Chief Residents Announced

Welcome to our new chief residents for PM&R in the upcoming academic year.  

Dr. Joseph Shurtz—Chief Resident of Administration
Dr. Liz Barton—Co-Chief Resident of Research/QI
Dr. Jeremy Stanek—Co-Chief Resident of Research/QI

Braddom's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - 5th Edition

9780323280464Congratulations to Gregory Worsowicz, MD, Sarah Hwang, MD, and Christopher J. Wolf, DO, on their contributions to Braddam's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - 5th Edition. Dr. Worsowicz served in the capacity of book editor and Drs. Hwang and Wolf were both chapter contributors.

The most-trusted resource for physiatry knowledge and techniques, Braddom’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation remains an essential guide for the entire rehabilitation team. With proven science and comprehensive guidance, this medical reference book addresses a range of topics to offer every patient maximum pain relief and optimal return to function.

Braddam's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is available for purchase on Amazon in physical and ebook forms.


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Congratulations to Mohammad Agha, MD on the Release of the New Book, "Guide to Musculoskeletal Injections with Ultrasound"

As an attending physician at an academic medical center, Dr. Agha frequently has residents and fellows rotating through his clinics to gain exposure to musculoskeletal ultrasound. Most of them want to learn how to do the “textbook” injections under ultrasound guidance. Up to this point, the comprehensive “textbook” they were referring to simply did not exist. Specifically, they were looking for a book that could both help the beginner transition to an intermediate level and also provide the information in an easy to digest format that they could easily use in clinic. With this book, bridging the experience gap has just gotten much easier.

Thus, the goals of this handbook are simple; 1) help those who are new to the world of musculoskeletal ultrasound safely and effectively learn common injections and 2) provide the full range of information needed to either allow them to grab a small piece of information quickly or to read about the full range of specifics contained in an entire section. All of this is focused on giving the beginner the knowledge and skills needed to know how to perform an injection in clinic. This handbook makes a process that requires a lot of practice, easier by building confidence and beginning clinicians on the road to proficiency.

The book can be purchased on

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