33rd Annual Oscar Miller Day Symposium

Shoulder and Elbow: Athletes to Arthritis

Charlotte, NC, July 25, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Experts in orthopedic shoulder and elbow conditions to speak at regional continuing medical education event in Charlotte.

Drs. Matthew Provencher and John Sperling have been announced as guest speakers at 33rd Annual Oscar Miller Day Symposium, October 25, 2013 in Charlotte.

The physicians of the OrthoCarolina Shoulder and Elbow Center will host Drs. Matthew Provencher and John Sperling as guest speakers at 33rd Annual Oscar Miller Day Symposium on October 25, 2013 in Charlotte. Dr. Provencher is the Chief of the Sports Medicine Service at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA and Dr. Sperling is Professor of Orthopedics at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

“Oscar Miller was a real pioneer in the orthopedic world - and he’s left a legacy. [Thirty-three] years in Charlotte, [in] a medical community that exceeds the standards of care,” says Bo Mason, MD of the OrthoCarolina Hip&Knee Center. Dr. Mason was a past-speaker at the event and recognizes the importance of continuing education events like this to keep the orthopedic community aware of new treatments and diagnostics to provide excellent care. This year’s topic is one that many people will be able to relate to – “Shoulder and Elbow: Athletes to Arthritis.” In fact, shoulder pain is the second most common musculoskeletal complaint among adults.

Guest speakers, physicians from the OrthoCarolina Shoulder and Elbow Center, and three residents from local orthopedic residency programs will present to an audience of physicians, mid-level providers, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and allied health professionals on Friday, October 25th beginning at 8:00 a.m. The event also features an exhibit hall for orthopedic vendors to display their products and for attendees to network during lunch and two breaks.

If you are interested hearing about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Caryn Thompson (caryn.thompson@OrthoCarolina.com ) or call (704) 323-2264.

About the OrthoCarolina Research Institute, Inc (OCRI)
The OrthoCarolina Research institute is an independent, not-for-profit research organization located in Charlotte, North Carolina, and dedicated to promoting and supporting scientific research and education as it relates to orthopedic healthcare. The Institute is committed to developing and pioneering revolutionary treatments and techniques that will maximize the advancement of orthopedic research and offer major benefits in cost-effectiveness and improved clinical outcomes for patients.

For additional information or to register, visit www.orthocarolinaresearch.org/events

Contact: Caryn Thompson, 704-323-2264, caryn.thompson@orthocarolina.com
OrthoCarolina Research Institute
Caryn Thompson