January - March 2017 - Volume 5 - Issue 1

  • Dagan Cloutier, Editor in Chief
  • 2470-1122
  • Quarterly

Certification Review for the Ortho PA: It's Not All Bones on the Boards.

05/16/2017 by Beck, David C. Jr.

No abstract available

Image Quiz: Patellofemoral Instability and Pain.


No abstract available

Acute Medial Scapular Winging in a Hockey Player.

05/16/2017 by Fleming, Jennifer A.

Medial scapular winging is a rare finding associated with a long thoracic nerve injury, often due to trauma or iatrogenic causes. Failure to recognize the condi...

Fluoroscopic Guided Injections in Orthopaedic Practice: A PA's Perspective on a PA-Led Program.

05/16/2017 by Cloutier, Dagan

This article describes how a PA-led fluoroscopic guided joint injection program was established at a private orthopaedic practice. Requirements for establishing...

Orthopaedic Tips: The Mangled Extremity.

05/16/2017 by Fisher, Michael T.; Riehl, John T.

The mangled extremity is a complex and multifaceted traumatic orthopaedic injury. This injury results in damage to bone, nerve, soft tissue, and/or vascular str...

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 On-Demand Webinar


JBJS/JSES HostRotator Cuff Tears​: On Whom Should We Operate?

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Inc. designates this webinar for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

* This webinar is complimentary for those who attend the event live.​

Date: 5/24/2017

Time: 7:00 PM EDT

Duration: 60 minutes

JBJS Reviews

Complications Associated with Intra-Articular and Extra-Articular Corticosteroid Injections

Approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Erin Honcharuk , MD; James Monica , MD

JBJS Reviews, 201 6 Dec; 4 (12): e2. https://doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.RVW.16.00004

Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Surgery About the Knee

Approve​d for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Richard Howell , MD; Brenton Hill , MS; Christopher Hoffman , DO; Erin Treacy , MD; Mary K. Mulcahey , MD

JBJS Reviews, 2016 Dec; 4 (12): e1. https://doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.RVW.16.00003


A Comparison of Operative and Nonoperative Treatment of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

Approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Eric S. Secrist , BS; Robert W. Frederick , MD; Fotios P. Tjoumakaris , MD; Stephen A. Stache , MD; Sommer Hammoud , MD; Kevin B. Freedman , MD, MSCE

JBJS Reviews, 2016 Nov; 4 (11): e4. https://doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.RVW.15.00115


JBJS Reviews​ Team Approach

Team Approach: The Treatment of Metastatic Tumors of the Femoral Diaphysis

Approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Michael B. O'Sullivan , MD; Debasmita Saha , MD; Jessica M. Clement , MD; Robert J. Dowsett , MD; Rafael A. Pacheco , MD; Tessa Balach , MD

JBJS Reviews, 2017 Feb; 5 (2): e1. https://doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.RVW.16.00012


Team Approach: Elbow Contracture Due to Heterotopic Ossification

Approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Shiyang Yu , MD; Meng Chen , MD; Cunyi Fan , MD, PhD

JBJS Reviews, 2017 Jan; 5 (1): e5. https://doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.RVW.16.00008



January 2017 JOPA Image Quiz​


What is the most likely diagnosis?

A) Central cord syndrome

B) Brown-Séquard syndrome

C) Anterior cord syndrome

D) Posterior cord syndrome​

Writing Incentive Program Winning Articles:

Perioperative Pain Management in the Chronic Opioid User​

Sasek, Cody MPAS, PA‐C, ATC

JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants: Fall 2016 - Volume 4 - Issue 4 - p 25–31 doi: 10.2106/JBJS.JOPA.16.00020

Dislocation Following Total Hip Arthroplasty: An Overview of Contributing Factors

Cunningham, Robert PA-S, DPT; Beck, David MPAS, PA-C; Peterson, Chad MPAS, PA-C, AWLS-C

JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants: January - March 2017 - Volume 5 - Issue 1 - p e8

doi: 10.2106/JBJS.JOPA.16.00032​