Injuries in Football 2019: Lower Extremity II

2 AMA PRA Category 1/ 2 BOC – EBP
Section CEUs: 2 CME/CEU

Presenter Bio: Adam Anz, M.D., Steve Jordan, M.D., Karim A. Meijer, M.D., Bob Mangine, PT, ATC , Michael Kordecki, DPT,SCS, ATC

DisclosuresNone of the planners of this activity have any relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Materials: Participants have no equipment or materials required to take this education course.

Chronic repetitive movements and acute trauma increases the chance of injury to the articular cartilage in athletes. Posterior cruciate ligament injuries of the knee are common for running backs or offensive linemen, while multi-ligament knee injuries are relatively uncommon. Multi-ligament injuries usually require surgical intervention. The treatment and rehabilitation management of all these lower extremity injuries are examined in this course.


Recognize key operative and non-operative rehabilitation techniques for knee injuries in the football player.
Discuss the treatment options for acute multi-ligament knee injuries and best options for football players
Discuss various rehabilitation and return to play criteria for lower extremity injuries
Recognize the need to support the athlete's psychological recovery when designing rehabilitation programs

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Florida Medical Association. The Florida Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.   

Baptist Health Care is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Baptist Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 2 hour(s) in AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Andrews Research & Education Foundation (BOC AP# P10024) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 2 of EBP hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.