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Eighth Annual Current Concepts in Sports Medicine Symposium to Offer Latest Information on Medical Advances, Best Practices, Rehabilitation

New York, N.Y.—April 22, 2014

Concussion management in adolescents and pro-athletes; running injuries and rehabilitation; the latest information in managing rotator cuff tears; advances in treating cartilage and other knee injuries; the role of PRP. These are some of the topics leading experts will discuss at Hospital for Special Surgery’s Eighth Annual Current Concepts in Sports Medicine symposium on April 25 and April 26.

Renowned orthopedic physicians and rehabilitation staff of Hospital for Special Surgery, along with distinguished guest lecturers, will offer the most up-to-date information on surgical advances, best practices and rehabilitation techniques for recreational and professional athletes with a wide range of sports injuries.

Date and Time:
Friday, April 25, 2014 
8:20 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 26, 2014
7:20 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Live streaming webcast also available.

Location:
Hospital for Special Surgery
Richard L. Menschel Education Center, 2nd floor
535 East 70th Street
New York City

Details:
Featuring the expertise of highly specialized sports medicine professionals, this course is geared toward physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, athletic trainers, coaches, strength and conditioning professionals, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of athletes.

The conference will include presentations and discussions with the nation’s top sports medicine practitioners, a live surgical demonstration, instructional courses and hands-on workshops.

Topics include:

Managing Rotator Cuff Disease in the Athlete

Moderator: Robert DiGiacomo, PT, DPT, ATC

Articular Cartilage

 

Moderator: Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC

  • Thirty-Year Perspective on Microfracture in Athletes - J. Richard Steadman, MD
  • Options in Treating Articular Cartilage Lesions: The HSS Experience - Riley J. Williams III, MD
  • Rehabilitation of Articular Cartilage Lesions - John T. Cavanaugh, PT, MEd, AT C, SCS

Managing Shoulder Injuries in the Contact Athlete

Moderator: Frank A. Cordasco, MD, MS

The Female Athlete Triad and the Role of Exercise

 

Marci A. Goolsby, MD; Polly de Mille, RN, MA, RCEP, CSCS, USAT

Running Analysis: Tools for Prevention and Rehabilitation

Julie Khan, PT, DPT; Leigh-Ann Plack, PT, DPT;
Michael Silverman, PT, MSPT, Level 2 TPI

Concussion Management, from Adolescents to the NFL

James J. Kinderknecht, MD

When is PRP Indicated?

Brian C. Halpern, MD

Graft Selection for ACLR: How it Affects My Rehabilitation

Jo A. Hannafin, MD, PhD

We also invite you to contact us throughout the year if you would like to interview members of the Hospital for Special Surgery Sports Medicine and Shoulder service.

 

About HSS | Hospital for Special Surgery
HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the ninth consecutive year) and No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S.News & World Report (2018-2019). Founded in 1863, the Hospital has one of the lowest infection rates in the country and was the first in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. The global standard total knee replacement was developed at HSS in 1969. An affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS has a main campus in New York City and facilities in New Jersey, Connecticut and in the Long Island and Westchester County regions of New York State. In 2017 HSS provided care to 135,000 patients and performed more than 32,000 surgical procedures. People from all 50 U.S. states and 80 countries travelled to receive care at HSS. In addition to patient care, HSS leads the field in research, innovation and education. The HSS Research Institute comprises 20 laboratories and 300 staff members focused on leading the advancement of musculoskeletal health through prevention of degeneration, tissue repair and tissue regeneration. The HSS Global Innovation Institute was formed in 2016 to realize the potential of new drugs, therapeutics and devices. The culture of innovation is accelerating at HSS as 130 new idea submissions were made to the Global Innovation Institute in 2017 (almost 3x the submissions in 2015). The HSS Education Institute is the world’s leading provider of education on the topic on musculoskeletal health, with its online learning platform offering more than 600 courses to more than 21,000 medical professional members worldwide. Through HSS Global Ventures, the institution is collaborating with medical centers and other organizations to advance the quality and value of musculoskeletal care and to make world-class HSS care more widely accessible nationally and internationally.

 

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