Razorback Sports Medicine Symposium

The University of Arkansas Master of Athletic Training Program and the U of A Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation present:

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16th Annual Razorback Sports Medicine Symposium

Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022

Graduate Education Building Auditorium, GRAD 166

7.5 BOC Inc. (Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers) continuing education units (CEs) and approved by APTA Arkansas (Arkansas Physical Therapy Association)

Program Description

This didactic and interactive symposium will focus on upper extremity injury prevention, diagnostics and interventions. All sports medicine professionals are welcome to attend.

  • Screening Models for Upper Extremity Injury in the Throwing Athlete
  • Integration of Strength and Conditioning to Rehabilitation of Upper Extremity Injuries
  • Current Surgical Interventions for the Overhead Athlete
  • Patient Communication - Making Your Message Matter
  • Clinical Case and Research Presentations
  • Interactive Labs

Fees

Online Registration Form

Early registration until Jan. 27; regular registration from Jan. 28 until conference date. Online payment only.

  • PT/PTA Cost — $120 advance and $140 regular and on-site Feb. 12
  • AT Cost — $100 advance and $120 regular and on-site Feb. 12
  • PT student or other health care student — $40 (no CEs provided)
  • University of Arkansas M.A.T. Program Preceptor — 0
  • Master of Athletic Training Student — 0

Schedule Subject to Change

Detailed schedule (PDF)

  • 7:30-7:50 a.m. — Onsite Registration and Coffee
  • 7:50-8 — Welcome and Introduction
    • Ramon Ylanan, M.D.
  • 8-8:55 — “Striking” a Nerve: Recognition and Clinical Management of Baseball Players Diagnosed with Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
    • Craig Garrison. Ph.D., PT, ATC
  • 9-9:55 — Case Presentations and Panel Discussion
  • 10-10:45 — Patient Communication — Making Your Message Matter
    • Jenny Rearick, communication consultant
  • 10:45-11 — Break
  • 11–noon — Lab Time (two 30-minute lab sessions)
    1. Patient Communication - Making Your Message Matter
    2. Upper Extremity Screening Model Lab
  • Noon-12:30 p. m. — Lunch — grab-and-go boxed sandwiches
  • 12:30-1:30 — Current Surgical Interventions for the Overhead Athlete
    • Wesley Cox, M.D.
  • 1:40-2:40 — “Building Bridges: Integrating Strength and Conditioning into Rehabilitation, an Overhead Athlete's Perspective
    • Andy Glidewell, PT, DPT, ATC, OCS
  • 2:45 – 3:30 — Current Research Oral Presentations
  • 3:30-3:55 — Break and networking
  • 4–5:00 — Lab Time (two 30-minute lab sessions)
    1. Strength and Conditioning Lab Session
    2. Diagnostic Ultrasound of the Shoulder Lab

Presenting Faculty

Craig Garrison, Ph.D.. PT, ATC — Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Sports Medicine Research, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago

Jenny Rearick — Owner, Fit to Speak

Ramon Ylanan, M.D. — Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery and Program Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Northwest Regional Campus ; Team Physician for the Arkansas Razorbacks

Larry Balle, M.D., MPH — Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at UAMS NW; Team Physician for the Arkansas Razorbacks

Wesley Cox, M.D. — Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and ection Chief for UAMS Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Northwest Arkansas; Medical Director and Team Physician for U of A Athletics

Andy Glidewell, PT, DPT, ATC, OCS — Director of Rehabilitation, Train · Recover · Move; UAMS

Speakers

Craig Garrison, Ph.D., A.T.C.

Craig Garrison, Ph.D. A.T.C.

Jenny Rearick, owner, Fit to Speak

Jenny Rearick, owner, Fit to Speak

Ramon Ylanan, M.D.

Ramon Ylanan, M.D.

Larry Balle, M.D., MPH

Larry Balle, M.D. MPH

Wesley Cox, M.D.

Wesley Cox, M.D.

Andy Glidewell

Andy Glidewell, PT, DPT, ATC, OCS


Course Objectives

Following the symposium, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the signs, symptoms and objective profile of neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome in baseball players.
  2. Understand the appropriate treatments to manage neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome in baseball players.
  3. Apply an upper extremity screen to determine risk of sport-related upper extremity injury.
  4. Discuss decision points between surgery and non-surgical care in the overhead athletes.
  5. Discuss the role of collaborative care in the overhead athlete.
  6. Identify current concepts of a high-performance strength and conditioning program.
  7. Analyze cases of upper extremity pathologies and determine appropriate functional measures for plan of care development.
  8. Understand concepts of diagnostic ultrasound in orthopaedic assessment of the upper extremity.
  9. Discuss the role of diagnostic ultrasound in the assessment of upper extremity conditions.
  10. Describe current research projects and evidence related to health and human performance.
  11. Describe the patient presentation, diagnostic process and interventions strategies used in upper extremity injury cases.
  12. Identify how to invert the typical communication process by defining your desired outcome before deciding on your communication approach.
  13. Leverage what you know about your listener to craft communication that is tailored to their expectations, needs, and abilities.
  14. Describe persuasive evidence and how to use it effectively when recommending, proposing, or suggesting others change their behavior or a belief.

For more information, please contact

Luzita Vela, Ph.D., LAT, ATC
Teaching Associate Professor and Program Director, Master of Athletic Training Program
vela@uark.edu
University of Arkansas

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The University of Arkansas Master of Athletic Training Program is an approved BOC Inc. provider.

Thanks to the following supporters of the 16th Annual Razorback Sports Medicine Symposium: Arkansas Children's Northwest and the U of A Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation.

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