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Overlake Symposium: Arthritis and the Upper Extremity

November 1, 2014

7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This course provides family physicians, athletic trainers, and therapists with information on arthritis in the upper extremity and related surgical and conservative treatment options.  The course will include a review of the anatomy, finger to shoulder joint pathology, tendon injury and repair, implications for reverse vs. total shoulder replacement, related rehabilitation and a surgical anatomy video.

Overlake Medical Center PACCAR Education Center


Symposium Schedule

  • 7-7:45 a.m.  Registration/Continental Breakfast
  • 7:45-8 a.m.  Introduction: Thomas Trumble, MD / Garrett Knappe, PT, DPT
  • 8-8:30 a.m.  Nerve & Tendon Anatomy: Presentation/Video: Cameron Schick, MD, Bellevue Bone and Joint Clinic
  • 8:30-9 a.m.  Painful Finger Joints: Fuse, Fix, or Replace?: Greg Rafijah, MD, University of California, Irvine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 9-9:30 a.m.  Ultrasound Guided Diagnosis and Injection: Seeing is knowing! (With Live Demonstration): Douglas Dedo, PAC, Bellevue Bone and Joint Clinic
  • 9:30-10 a.m.  Questions and Case Studies: Cameron Schick, MD, Bellevue Bone and Joint Clinic
  • 10-10:30 a.m.  Break and Vendors
  • 10:30-11 a.m.  "Not all thumb CMC joints are the same. Surgical management for challenging thumb Joint arthritis":  Thomas Trumble, MD, Bellevue Bone and Joint Clinic
  • 11-11:30 a.m.  “Therapy challenges of the basilar joint" and "Splinting for phalangeal joint arthritis":  Clyde Johnson, PT, CHT,   Bellevue Bone and Joint Clinic
  • 11:30 a.m.-noon  Wrist Arthritis- SLAC/SNAC: Anthony Lauder, MD, Longview Orthopedic Associates
  • Noon-1 p.m.  Lunch / Vendors / Splint Demonstration
  • 1-1:30 p.m.  Rheumatoid Arthritis- Tendon Rupture: Todd M. Guyette, MD, Washington Hand Surgery
  • 1:30-2 p.m.  When the foundation fails: Therapy for advanced wrist arthritis and tendon rupture: Carol Recor, OTR/L,CHT, University of Washington Medical Center
  • 2-2:30 p.m.  Elbow Arthritis: Matthew Robon, MD, Proliance Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
  • 2:30-3 p.m.  Break & Vendors
  • 3-3:30 p.m.  Implications for Total vs. Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement: Michael Battaglia, MD, Bellevue Bone and Joint Clinic
  • 3:30-4 p.m.  Therapy: Shoulder and Elbow Arthritis: Robert Bradbury, PT, OCS, Bellevue Bone and Joint Clinic
  • 4-4:30 p.m.  Cases (Wrist-Elbow-Shoulder and Questions: Grant R. Lohse, MD, Proliance Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • 4:30-5 p.m.  Discussion and Certificates

Total Education Hours = 6.5

Registration fee is $175 and includes a box lunch, breaks and conference materials. Watch your mail for more conference and registration information.

For more information, please contact Garrett Knappe, PT, DPT at 425-688-5908 or email