Indianapolis – October 7, 2014 – Methodist Sports Medicine orthopedic surgeons Arthur Rettig, M.D. and Lance Rettig, M.D. were part of an all-star line-up of presenters at the first ever Doctors Demystify the Wrist Course, held October 4th in the Ruth Lilly Learning Center at the Riley Outpatient Center in Indianapolis. The seven-hour educational symposium was the first of its kind held in Indianapolis and part of a four-city 2014 stop for the Doctors Demystify series that will also include New Orleans, Cleveland, and Baltimore this fall.
Dr. Lance Rettig chaired the Indianapolis event which was attended by physicians, occupational therapists and physical therapist throughout the region. Attendees received six CME hours, (Continuing Medical Education) and an opportunity to network with area hand therapists. Robin Janson, MS, OTR, CHT of Indianapolis served as the course coordinator.
The Doctors Demystify course found its beginnings in 1990 when Roy A. Meals, M.D., D.D., Clinical Professor of Orthopedic surgery at UCLA, was asked to speak to a group of local therapists. The course was officially offered in Los Angeles in 2000, expanded to Minneapolis in 2002, and now to more than 30 U.S. and Canadian cities including Indianapolis. Dr. Meals was also one of the presenters for the October 4th event at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.