August 2002 AAOS Report
Course offers new perspectives on treating aging spine
This AAOS course, "New Perspectives on the Aging Spine," explores the 'what, when and how' of treating spinal diseases in aging patients using the newest operative and non-operative procedures. The course will focus on a variety of spinal conditions seen in aging patients, including lumbar and cervical disc disease, spinal deformity, osteoporosis and herniated discs. Lectures and small group discussions will examine ways to manage your patients' treatment more effectively. The two-day course provides 11 hours of Category 1 CME credit and takes place Oct. 5-6, 2002, in Chicago. To enroll, call the AAOS customer service department, (800) 626-6726.