Jana Francesca T. Tumpalan, MD, FPOA
Shoulder Tendinopathy in Athletes
Basics of Knee Arthroscopy
Dr Tumpalan graduated chief resident from De La Salle University Medical Center. She completed her fellowship in Shoulder Surgery and Sports Medicine at the Orthopaedic Research Institute, St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia.
Lecture: Soldiering on With Shoulder Tendinopathy
Rotator cuff tendinopathy is a common cause of shoulder pain and dysfunction among overhead athletes. Management proves challenging, but best evidence supports conservative treatment with a comprehensive, individualized and sport-specific rehabilitation program. Surgery may be considered for refractory cases. Future directives can look into better identifying risk factors and promoting prevention strategies.
Lecture: A No Mess, Knee’t Arthroscopy: The Basics
Knee arthroscopy is one of the most common orthopaedic procedures. With the appropriate indications, it is a valuable tool in the treatment of knee conditions. We review the fundamental principles and techniques essential to carry out a successful procedure — from patient positioning, portal placement, and performing a systematic, step-by-step diagnostic arthroscopy.