Core Rotation: Sports Medicine and Musculoskeletal

Location: Kaiser, Vista Family Medical Center

Care of the musculoskeletal systeminjuries is central to the trainingexperience of a family physician. The curriculum is designed to provide residents with extensive skill in caring for a wide range of musculoskeletal conditionscomplaints. Residents learn physical diagnostic techniques and how to manage sprains, strains, fractures, etc. while working alongside family physicians, sport medicine trained specialists, foot & ankle surgeons. , and orthopedic physicians and physicians assistants. In addition, our residents get valuable exposure to the complimentary care of musculoskeletal issues by attending a variety of high yield physical therapy classes, working with a community chiropractor, and participating in a series of osteopathic musculoskeletal teaching workshops.  Residents and can now refer and see their own patients at our new Musculoskeletal consult clinic at the Dutton campus.