New in '19 | Sports Health Symposium

Return-to-Play Criteria for ACL, Shoulder, and Concussion Injuries

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Thursday, July 11 from 1 to 5 PM
$50 (no cost for AOSSM Annual Meeting attendees)


Join AOSSM, AASPT, AMSSM, and NATA for a new workshop dedicated to the collaborative approach to athlete care. Orthopaedic surgeons, athletic trainers, physical therapists, and primary care allied health professionals will discuss return to play after ACL and shoulder injuries from a multidisciplinary approach, along with a focused discussion on the latest concussion treatment and prevention protocols with NFL Chief Medical Officer, Allen Sills, MD. Don’t miss your chance to ask the experts how they treat and prevent injuries on and off the field!

Workshop attendees also receive access to the Thursday morning Annual Meeting sessions, and evening Welcome Reception!


Moderator: Edward M. Wojtys, MD

ACL Injuries
1:00 pm – 1:20 pm | Complexities of ACL Injury
Frank R. Noyes, MD

1:20 pm – 1:30 pm | Prehabilitation
Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PhD, PT

1:30 pm – 1:50 pm | Rehabilitation: Obstacles and Challenges
Kevin E. Wilk, DPT

1:50 pm – 2:05 pm | Functional Testing Algorithm for Return to Sports
Riann Palmieri-Smith, PhD, ATC

2:05 pm – 2:15 pm | Imaging of Healing / Maturing ACL and Evaluating Cartilage Change Associated with
Post-traumatic OA After ACL Injury

Hollis G. Potter, MD

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm | Questions and Answers

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm | Break

Shoulder Injuries
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm | Common injuries and Demographics of the Injured
John E. Kuhn, MD

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm  | Physical Examination and Imaging
Aaron J. Krych, MD

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm | Functional Testing Algorithm for Return to Sports
Therapy view:
George J. Davies, DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS

Surgical view:
Brian D. Busconi, MD

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm | Treatment Options
Anthony A. Romeo, MD

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm | Questions and Answers

4:30 pm – 4:45 pm |  Return to Sports After Concussion
Allen K. Sills, MD

4:45 pm – 5:00 pm | Questions and Answers

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The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) (BOC AP# P460) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 3.5 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.