Sports Injuries of the Hand and Wrist

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

Presenter Bio: Steven Kronlage, MD

Disclosure: 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.

This course discusses the common bone, tendon, and ligament sport injuries of the hand and wrist. The most common fracture of the upper extremity is phalangeal fractures and most can be managed non-operatively. This course reviews the mechanism of injuries and discusses the best surgical and non-surgical treatment options.


Recognize appropriate “sideline” treatment of common hand injuries
Discuss the orthobiologics that are being used in sports medicine with football injuries
Identify those injuries with high incidence of compilations that should be referred to a hand specialist
Define diagnostic tests and criterion for ligamentous wrist injuries

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