Lower Limb Amputation and Prosthetics 2020 Conference

Missouri Orthopaedic Institute
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Heikki Uustal, MD
Heikki Uustal, MD
Medical Director,
Prosthetic/Orthotic Team
JFK Johnson Rehab Institute
Edison, New Jersey

The Annual Prosthetics and Orthotics Conference is sponsored by the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – University of Missouri School of Medicine. The focus of the 2020 conference is Lower Limb Amputation and Prosthetics.

The conference will take place April 24, 2020 at the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute, 1100 Virginia Ave, Room 2251, Columbia, MO.

To register or for additional information, call 573-884-9891 or email byarsk@health.missouri.edu.

Conference Presenters

  • Joseph Burris, MD Course Director and Professor of Clinical PM&R University of Missouri
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  • Drew Dotzler, CP Hi-Tek Limb & Brace Columbia, Missouri
  • Geoff Dunlop, CP Hanger Clinic Columbia, Missouri
  • Tracy Ell, CP Manager Owner Hi-Tek Limb & Brace Columbia, Missouri
  • Carl Giacchi, DO Clinical Assistant Professor Harry S. Truman Veteran’s Hospital
  • Paul Jones, DO Clinical Assistant Professor Harry S. Truman Veteran’s Hospital
  • Gary Lenzini, CPO Area Practice Manager Hanger Clinic Columbia, Missouri
  • Kyle Schweser, MD Assistant Professor Orthopaedic Surgery University of Missouri
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  • Gregory Worsowicz, MD Chairman and Professor of Clinical PM&R University of Missouri
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Friday, April 24, 2020

7:30 am - 8:00 am

  • Registration

8:00 am - 8:10 am

  • Welcome and Introduction Of Course Faculty
    Gregory Worsowicz, MD

8:10 am - 9:00 am

  • Surgical Considerations
    Kyle Schweser, MD

9:05 am - 10:00 am

  • Evaluation of Patients with Lower Limb Amputation
    Heikki Uustal, MD

10:00 am - 10:45 am

  • Biomechanics of Normal Gait
    Heikki Uustal, MD

10:45 am – 11:45 am

  • Prosthetic Gait Deviations
    Joseph Burris, MD

11:45 am - 12:30 pm

  • Lunch

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

  • Prosthetic Prescription
    Formulation Medical
    Necessity
    Heikki Uustal, MD

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm

  • Lower Limb Clinical Vignettes
    Joseph Burris, MD and Paul Jones, DO

Saturday, April 25, 2020

8:00 am - 8:15 am

  • Registration

8:15 am - 9:30 am

  • Pediatric Patient with Lower Limb Amputation
    Heikki Uustal, MD

9:30 am - 10:15 am

  • Functional Outcomes
    Heikki Uustal, MD

10:15 am - 10:30 am

  • Break

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

  • Workshop with Demonstrations Componentry/Residual Limb Mgmt.

12:00 am - 12:30 pm

  • Lunch

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

  • Workshop with Demonstrations Patient Models/Componentry

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

  • Posttest and Course evaluations
    Joseph Burris, MD

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