What will you take away from the LMH Health Sports Symposium? After attending all the sessions, you will be able to:
- Appropriately identify skin conditions in the athlete and treatment interventions for them.
- Discern what pharmacologics are most useful in the sports medicine setting.
- Discuss the treatment for spondylolysis in the adolescent athlete as well as best practices for treatment.
- Discuss current knowledge on biologics in sports medicine – when to use them, what to use, and if they work
- Interpret the current state of eating disorders in the athlete, relative energy deficiency in sport, and the current trends and clinical efficacy of sports supplements.
- List strategies to identify mental health issues in sport and how to help athletes with coping strategies.
- Discuss how to use the biopsychosocial approach to help athletes in a state of chronic pain.
- Outline how to manage common ankle/foot pathologies in the athlete as well as functional testing for return to sport in the athlete.
- Discuss when operative v. non-operative treatment should be undertaken in the first time patellar dislocation.
- Discuss the myriad of controversies in ACL rupture in regards to operative v. non-operative management, bracing, graft choices, and return to play.
- Be able to develop best practices in rehabilitation of the athlete’s knee in regards to exercise selection based on pathology.
- Assess treatment options for FAI of the hip as well as considerations for the runner with hip pathology
- Determine how common lifts in the weight room can be modified in those recovering from low back injury.
- Evaluate management of the primary anterior shoulder dislocation and what treatment options exist
- Be able to develop shoulder rehabilitation exercise selection and progression to optimize outcomes.
- Explain the management of clavicle fractures in the athlete.
- Explain the key signs and symptoms for valgus extension overload in the throwing athlete as well as clinical management of this condition.
- Summarize management of common hand/wrist injuries in the athlete as well as options in sports medicine for splinting/bracing these common injuries.