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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, and related rehabilitation.

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 $150 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