2019 IBJI Sports Medicine Symposium
Saturday, November 2, 2019
7:30am to 4:30pm
IBJI Highland Park
1919 Skokie Valley Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will:
- Discuss available treatment interventions and current evidence-based outcomes regarding the use of biologics in orthopedic healthcare.
- Explain the etiology, differential diagnosis, and medical treatment principles of common spine disorders in the athletic population.
- Identify relevant clinical rehab diagnoses and rationale for the use of dry needling and blood flow restriction treatment interventions and educate potential patients or colleagues on evidence-based outcomes.
- Refine current concussion management practices, challenging conventional principles of rest versus active recovery, rehab progression, and return to sport.
- Understand the importance the pelvic floor plays in core stability in the athletic population and know when to appropriately refer to a pelvic floor specialist.
- Critically appraise the current evidence, outcomes, and return to sport criteria after ACL reconstruction.
- Correctly identify hip pathology early and refer appropriately for various hip preservation strategies to improve long-term outcomes and recovery.
- Explain the surgical procedure performed during a UCL reconstruction and the medical and rehabilitative implications for recovery.
- Understand the complexity of athletic nutrition based on energy system demands and performance goals.
7:30am: Check-in & Registration
8:00am: Opening Remarks
8:15am: The Emergence and Trends of Biologics in Orthopedics – Roger Chams, MD
9:00am: Sports-Related Spine Syndromes – Steven Mardjetko, MD
9:45am: Clinical Reasoning for Dry Needling – Dain Hampton, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT
10:30am: Active Recovery Following Concussion – Anthony Savino, MD
11:15am: The Athletic Pelvic Floor – Jessica Bunyon, PT, DPT
12:45pm: ACL Rehabilitation & Return to Sport: How are we doing? – Emily Sluis, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS
1:30pm: Hip Preservation – Richard Kang, MD
2:15pm: UCL Reconstruction – Nathan Wetters, MD
3:00pm: Blood Flow Restriction: Clinical Reasoning and Results – Felisha Bartnicki, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT
3:45pm: Athletic Nutrition: “The Power to Perform” – Lydia Nader, MS, RDN, LD
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the cost of the symposium?
$125.00 per person
How can I register?
Online registration is available for the first 100 registrants until Friday, October 18, 2019.
What is the cancellation policy?
The full symposium fee is refundable, less a $25.00 processing fee if your cancellation is received by Friday, October 18, 2019. Refunds will not be granted after this time or for non-attendance.
Are CEUs being offered?
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants: Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, LLC is an Approved Continuing Education Sponsor (#216.000150) by the IDFPR. Participants will receive 0.85 CEUs.
Athletic Trainers: Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, LLC (BOC AP #186.000109) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 8.5 of Category A hours/ CEU’s. AT’s should only claim those hours actually spent in the educational program.