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More than 2.6 million children through age 19 are treated for sports and recreation-related injuries each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With more than 30 million youngsters, adolescents and college-age players participating in organized sports in the United States, proactive prevention and top-notch treatment are top of mind for professionals who coach and care for them.
On Saturday, March 8, at the Oncenter – War Memorial, the area’s leading sports medicine experts from Crouse Hospital's Sports Medicine program will discuss injury prevention and treatment in high school and college student athletes during Crouse's Winter Sports Med/Injury Prevention Symposium 2014.
Registration is at 3:30 p.m. with presentations from 3:45 to 6:15 p.m., followed by complimentary pizza and wings, networking and two free passes for each attendee to that evening’s Syracuse Crunch game against the Rochester Americans.
High school and college coaches, trainers, athletic directors and medical professionals are invited to participate. Continuing education credits are available. Space is limited, and registration is requested by calling 315/472-2464 or online here.
Dan DiChristina, MD, Head Team Physician, Syracuse Crunch, and partner in Orthopedics East, will moderate the program. Sports medicine experts and topics are:
Concussions in Sports: Evaluation & Management/Post-Concussion Rehabilitation
Paul Klawitter, MD, Crouse Concussion Care Program; Internist Associates of CNY
Ilona Prouty, MPT, Crouse Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Applications in SportsMedicine & Results
Irving Raphael, MD, Partner, RSM Medical Associates; Syracuse University Athletics Head Team Physician
Closed Chain Rehabilitation in ACL Reconstruction
Laura Kirkpatrick, MPT, Crouse Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
Open Chain Rehabilitation in ACL Reconstruction
Nolan Rodriquez, MPT
Mauro - Bertolo Physical Therapy Services, PC
ACL Injury Return to Play/Prevention
Bradley Raphael, MD, Partner, RSM Medical Associates, Syracuse Univeristy Athletics Team Physician
Tendonitis of the Foot & Ankle
Paul Stasko, DPM, Orthopedics East
Stress Fractures of the Foot & Ankle
Michael Wiese, MD, Partner, Orthopedics East
Crouse Hospital’s sports medicine program includes the Concussion Care program and Crouse SportsExpress, an after-hours walk-in treatment center for any type of orthopedic injury. Crouse is the official hospital of Syracuse University Athletics and the official sports medicine hospital of the Syracuse Crunch.