MSK Ultrasound in Baseball: Part 3

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit/ 1 BOC – Category A BOC hour(s)
Section CEUs: 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™/1.50 Category A hours

Presenter Bio: Dr. Ken Mautner

Disclosures: Neither the speakers or 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.

Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound is starting to become a more common tool used in the sports medicine to diagnosis and treat injuries. This course goes over the basic aims of ultrasound imaging, especially as it relates to common pathology in baseball. This part will examine ultrasound techniques for baseball-specific muscle groups in the elbow. The UCL is very common injury in baseball players and discussion on how to use ultrasound to help diagnosis and treat this injury has really helped these athletes recover.


Describe the protocol to scan the elbow and Ulnar Collateral Ligament
Recognize various injuries of the elbow that are common in baseball players
Discuss and demonstrate scanning of the common injury sites in baseball players

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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 1 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 1 Category A hour/CEU. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.