January 18-20, 2018
Breckenridge CO

This course will serve as the first in a series of musculoskeletal ultrasound courses. The focus will be entirely on the hip. It is designed for the physical medicine and rehabilitation clinician currently performing ultrasound imaging or wishing to expand his or her capacity to incorporate ultrasound imaging into the practice.

This course will address the function of musculoskeletal ultrasound, its capabilities and its limitations. It will include lectures on billing and coding, marketing your ultrasound practice and purchasing an ultrasound machine. Upon successful completion of the course, attendees will receive a certificate of proficiency.

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Master new regenerative techniques (FAT/Lipogems/ BMAC)

Learn how to utilize analytics for better outcomes for value based care

In depths reviews of tendinosis and tendinopathy

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Low Student to Faculty Ratio

Skill, Proficiency and Expertise of Faculty

Loads of Hands On Scanning Time

Fabulous Destination


A block of rooms have been reserved at a great discount

Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center
620 Village Road
Breckenridge, CO 80424-2115

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  • Course Director: Scott J. Primack, DO, FAOCPMR
  • Robert Billow, DO
  • Joanne Borg-Stein, MD
  • Reed Williams, MD, MBS
  • Todd P. Stitik, MD
  • Jeff Strakowski, MD
  • Dean Ziegler, MD
  • Craig M. Sternberg, MD
  • Joseph Brooks, DO
  • Eric Handley, MD
  • Barbara Krutchkoff, PhD

Scott J. Primack, DO, FAOCPMR is a 1988 graduate of the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, with subsequent residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. He received his board certification from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

The primary focus of Dr. Primack’s practice is the diagnosis and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. He performs eletrodiagnostic studies, diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, interventional lumbar spine injections and osteopathic manipulation. He currently serves as Medical Director for the Colorado Special Olympics. Dr. Primack has Level II Full Accreditation from the Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation. His area of research is in the design and implementation of functional outcome measures.

Interests:biking, reading, running, medical research, and skiing

Community involvement: Special Olympics Medical Director

Dr. Billow’s medical career has taken him throughout the country, with the last years of training at the Mayo Clinic. There he strove to uphold the three Mayo Shields of Patient Care, Research and Education.

Over the years he has engaged in multiple national presentations at the American Academy of Sports Medicine as well as the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Billow has been recognized for his work in several peer reviewed medical journals including JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) and the Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

Dr. Billow’s expertise complements his surgical colleagues by adding electrodiagnostic testing and fluoroscopically guided interventional spine care to NWOS. These techniques treat spinal and musculoskeletal conditions in a nonsurgical fashion.

When not in the office Dr. Billow enjoys time with his family. He and his wife are active members of their community and church, enjoying a variety of activities along with their three children. Dr. Billow enjoys outdoor activities including cycling, hiking and fly fishing.

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Reed C. Williams, MD, MBS is a dual-board certified physician, credentialed in both Sports Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He attended the University of Florida for his undergraduate studies, earned his master’s degree from Drexel University, and did his medical studies at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the Temple-Moss Rehabilitation program in Philadelphia, where he was elected chief resident, and then received further training during his sports fellowship at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle.

Dr. Williams specializes in non-operative sports, musculoskeletal, and ultrasound medicine. He cares for patients of all shapes and sizes before, during, and after joint, muscle, tendon, spine and nerve injuries. He prides himself on the personal connection he has with his patients, believing the art of medicine to be just as important as the science behind it. Within his musculoskeletal ultrasound practice, Dr. Williams aims to provide precise, diagnostic, minimally invasive, office-based treatment to aid in the recovery and well-being of his patients.

Todd Stitik MD, is a Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rutgers- New Jersey Medical School. He is the Director of Outpatient Musculoskeletal/ Occupational Medicine, Co-Director of the Osteoarthritis and Interventional Pain Management Clinic, and co-director of the Musculoskeletal Medicine/Interventional Pain Management fellowship for the Department of PM&R at New Jersey Medical School.

His primary clinical interests include musculoskeletal ultrasound, osteoarthritis and image-guided injection procedures.

Jeff Strakowski, MD completed his undergraduate studies at Indiana University and received his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at The Ohio State University in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Dr. Strakowski has subspecialty certifications in sports medicine, neuromuscular medicine, pain management and spinal cord injury medicine. He is ABEM Certified in Electrodiagnostic Medicine and ARDMS Certified in Muscloskeletal Ultrasound.

Special Interests:
Electrodiagnostic medicine and rehabilitation
Musculoskeletal and sports medicine
Musculoskeletal ultrasound

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Craig M. Sternberg, MD

Joseph Brooks DO, MHA, FAAPMR is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation by the AOBPMR and the ABPMR, and board certified in Pain Medicine by the AOBPMR- Conjoint Pain Medicine Board.  He graduated from a dual degree program at ATSU-KCOM in 2007, earning his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine and Master of Health Administration.  He completed his residency at the University of Missouri in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, where he served as Chief Resident of Research.

Dr. Brooks serves as Medical Director of Spine for Genesis Health System in Davenport, Iowa.  His outpatient practice is focused on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. He performs electrodiagnostic studies, diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound, chemodenervation and osteopathic manipulation treatment.

Dr. Brooks also serves as Medical Director of Rehabilitation for Genesis Medical Center, focusing his inpatient practice on stroke rehabilitation and spasticity management. He is currently the lead investigator of a pilot study utilizing fitbit technology in stroke rehabilitation at the IRF level of care.

When not in the office Dr. Brooks enjoys time with his wife and four kids.  He is active in organized medicine and his local church. He enjoys billiards, movies, and reading.

Eric Handley, MD

Barbara Krutchkoff, PhD

Our presentations

The Science of Stem Cells

Barbara Krutchkoff, PhD

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General Principles of US Guided Injections

Todd Stitik,  MD


Billing and Coding for MSK US by Scott Primack DO

Scott J. Primack, DO, FAOCPMR

Given the complexity of the healthcare system, appropriate billing and coding issues will be reviewed in order to optimize practice efficiency both financially and clinically.

Maximizing Documentation Through the Reporting of Outcomes

Scott J. Primack, DO, FAOCPMR

As both group health systems/carriers and patients hunt for quality and value, your musculoskeletal practice can position itself beautifully with an outcomes system for tracking and trending patient care. This lecture will provide you with methods of creating a model for your practice.

General Information


AOCPMR is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

AOCPMR designates this program for a maximum of 23 of AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.


Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center
620 Village Road
Breckenridge, CO 80424-2115
(970) 453-6000

Airport Information

Attendees are encouraged to fly into Denver International Airport and take a shuttle or rent a car to get to Beaver Run Resort.

Shuttle Information

Colorado Mountain Express provides shuttle transportation to and from Denver International Airport and Beaver Run. Please visit the website for further information at or call (800) 525-6363.

Driving Information

The historic mining/resort town of Breckenridge is located two hours west of Denver International Airport via Interstate 70. Beaver Run is located at the base of Peak 9 just a few blocks from historic Main Street. Arriving from Denver, you’ll drive westbound on I-70 and through the Eisenhower Tunnel as you cross under the Continental Divide. Exit to the right at the Frisco Exit (Exit 203, Highway 9 South), proceed through the round-a-bout to the 3rd exit. Continuing through the town of Frisco stay on Highway 9 South approximately 10 miles to Breckenridge. When you arrive at the round-a-bout bear to the right taking the first exit (North Park). Continue on North Park passing a shopping center on your left, under the Gondola, through the stoplight (1st Bank will be just before the stoplight on your left), continue on Park (now South Park) past Lone Star Sports, the River Walk Center and parking lot, you will pass a second parking lot (“F-Lot”) all on your left until you come to a “Y” in the road. Turn right onto Village Road and up the hill to the Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center at the top. The Registration area is just after a large parking lot and just prior the skywalk on your left.

Hotel Accommodations

We have negotiated fabulous room rates for our Musculoskeletal UltraSound Course beginning at $225.00 per night at Beaver Run Resort.  Our block of rooms is limited and we encourage you to reserve your overnight accommodations immediately. CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS NOW