2013 ACL Update
May 18, 2013
Cleveland Clinic Administrative Campus (CCAC)
3050 Science Park Drive, Building 3
Beachwood, OH 44124
This one day course is designed to educate physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, athletic trainers and other sports medicine professionals about anterior cruciate ligament injury and risk reduction with the most current practices of the Cleveland Clinic Sports Health team. The course faculty includes orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, physical therapists, and athletic trainers with extensive experience in the care and the latest evidence based approaches to risk reduction, jumping strategies, surgical techniques and non-operative management of the athlete to both prevent and effectively rehabilitate ACL injuries.
Course Objectives: Participants will be able to:
- Identify relevant anatomy and surgical reconstruction techniques that most effectively replicate original ligament function and placement
- Analyze risk factors for ACL injury related to both sport of participation, anatomical factors as well as neuromuscular control patterns
- Design a, evidence based, multi-disciplinary rehabilitation program including practical approaches and principles for a long-term successful return to sport
- List the current and future directions of research study with regard to ACL injury
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