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Interventional Treatments for Degenerative Joint Disease (Opioid)

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s), 1 Opioid Credit

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TOMA - Texas
Christine Vidouria, DO
1 Hour 03 Minutes
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This session will provide a review of the evolution of treatment of generative joint disease of the hips, knees, and spine with an overview of interventional treatments for degenerative joint disease.

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Osteopathic treatments and evaluation of degenerative joints
  2. Identify those patients that may be candidates for interventional treatments of degenerative joints
  3. Understand how to incorporate a variety of treatments to address the degenerative joint without surgery or after surgery.

Statement of Accreditation
The Texas Osteopathic Medical Association (TOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. TOMA designates is program for a maximum of .75 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy
All grievances may be directed to TOMA's Executive Director at All grievances will receive an initial response within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



Christine Vidouria, DO's Profile

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Dr. Christine Vidouria graduated high school from Tom C. Clark here in San Antonio and went to study microbiology at the University of Texas at El Paso on a Division I volleyball scholarship. She received her medical training at the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center at Fort Worth-Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Vidouria returned to San Antonio to complete her Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. During her training she learned that she could incorporate nerve blocks and joint injections with osteopathic manipulative treatments to facilitate patient’s function and reduce pain. She also completed her fellowship training in Interventional Pain Management at UTHSCSA. Dr. Vidouria has been in a private solo-practice for 15 years and has always wanted to teach medical students. 

The opportunity presented itself in the establishment of the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine and she joined as part-time faculty teaching Development of Osteopathic Clinical Skills in 2017. Dr. Vidouria enjoys interacting and shaping the future of osteopathic medicine and feels confident that our curriculum facilitates life-long critical thinkers as well as compassionate physicians.

Dr. Vidouria discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.



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