Injuries in Football 2019: Rehabilitation for the Football Player

3.75 AMA PRA Category 1/ 3.75 EBP BOC – Category A
Section CEUs:

Presenters: Michael Kordecki, DPT,SCS, ATC;Bob Mangine, PT, ATC; Kevin Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA ; Stephen LaPlante, M.S., PT, ATC; David Snyder, M.S. ATC, LAT,CES; Brett Bech; Britt Brown, MS, ATC, LAT; Tyler Opitz, DPT, SCS, CSCS; Ryan Donahue, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS; and Mike Baum, MA, ATC, PES

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.

The orthopedic and sports medicine industry is constantly researching and developing new tools and techniques to rehabilitate injuries. The goals of rehab include implementing the safest and most efficient ways to get players back on the field while decreasing chance of reinjury and not compromising level of play. This course takes a look at some of the current hot topics in rehab including not only bridging the gap but closing the gap from rehab to the field; blood flow restriction; orthobiologics; and managing the arthritic knee in athletes.


Apply current advances in treatment and rehabilitations of injuries to the football player
Recognize and develop a rehabilitation program for football players
Discuss hamstring injuries and various rehabilitation techniques for return to play
Describe various advanced and late phase rehabilitation for ACL reconstruction
Discuss ways on how to prevent injuries in the weight room
Recognize in-season rehabilitation and management of knee osteoarthritis

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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 3.75 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 3.75 of EBP hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.  ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.