2019 Agenda

COURSE AGENDA SESSIONS (2022 Course Agenda Coming Soon)


I: Anatomy and Examination of the Shoulder

  • 7:00 am Shoulder Anatomy Review – What You Need to Know
  • 7:20 am Evidence Based Approach to the Shoulder Examination: What Tests Work Best in Most Evaluations
  • 7:35 am A New Concept: Developing a “Fatigue Index” for the Shoulder

II: Treatment of the SLAP/Biceps Complex

  • 7:50 am Point-Counterpoint: SLAP Repair vs. Biceps Tenodesis for Type 2 SLAP Lesions
  • 8:20 am Complications of SLAP and Biceps Surgeries
  • 8:35 am Rehabilitation of SLAP Lesions and Post-Operative Rehabilitation
  • 8:50 am Q&A
  • 9:20 am Break in Exhibitors’ Gallery

III: The Overhead Athlete; Diagnosis and Treatment of Rotator Cuff Tears and Shoulder Arthritis

  • 9:50 am Internal Impingement: How to Evaluate, Techniques, and Strengthening for Immediate Results
  • 10:05 am Rotator Cuff Disease in Throwing Athletes
  • 10:20 am What’s New in the Treatment of the Overhead Athlete: Weighted Balls to Long Distance Throws – What’s Best and Safe?
  • 10:35 am Biomechanical Analysis of the Closed Kinetic Chain Upper Extremity Stability Test
  • 10:50 am New Treatment Options for Massive Rotator Cuff Tears
  • 11:05 am How can we get the Rotator Cuff to Heal? Update on Best Practices for Fixation of the Tendon and Evidence-Based Biologic Augmentation
  • 11:20 am Rehabilitation Following Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery: One Size Does Not Fit All
  • 11:35 am Management of the Young Patient with Shoulder OA
  • 11:55 am Anatomic Total Shoulder 2020 – Indications, Technique, Post- Operative Protocol and Expected Outcomes
  • 12:15 pm Conservative and Post-Operative Treatment Options for the Arthritic Shoulder
  • 12:30 pm Q&A
  • 1:05 pm Adjourn

IV: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Options for Shoulder Pathology

  • 4:00 pm Comprehensive Examination of the Shoulder
  • 5:15 pm Evaluation and Management of Scapular Dyskinesis
  • 6:30 pm Return-to-Play Objective Criteria After Shoulder Injuries: Which Tests are Best?
  • 6:30 pm The Stiff Shoulder: Diagnosis and Treatment Options


V: Shoulder Instability: Diagnosis and Treatment

  • 7:00 am Non-Operative Rehabilitation of the Unstable Shoulder: Does it Work?
  • 7:15 am Shoulder Instability: Pearls and Pitfalls
  • 7:30 am The Latarjet Procedure: Indications, Technique, Post-Operative Protocol and Outcomes in 2020
  • 7:45 am Posterior and Multidirectional Instability
  • 8:00 am Pearls for Shoulder Rehabilitation: Effective Techniques and Exercises that Work
  • 8:15 am Presentation of Cases to the Expert Panel: Q&A

VI: Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Elbow Problems in the Athlete

  • 8:35 am Elbow Anatomy and Basic Arthroscopy
  • 8:50 am Arthroscopic Treatment Options for the Athlete’s Elbow
  • 9:05 am Distal Biceps Injuries
  • 9:20 am UCL Repair: Indications and Technique
  • 9:35 am Rehabilitation Following UCL Injury and Surgery: Reconstruction and Repair with Internal Brace
  • 9:50 am Q&A
  • 10:10 am Break in Exhibitors’ Gallery

VII: Advances in Hip Arthroscopy

  • 10:40 am Examination of the Hip
  • 10:55 am 2020 Advances in Arthroscopic Treatment of Hip Pain
  • 11:10 am Posterior Hip Pain: Hamstrings, Piriformis, Ischiofemoral Impingement
  • 11:25 am Conservative and Post-Operative Rehabilitation of the Hip
  • 11:40 am Presentation of Cases to the Expert Panel; Q&A

VIII: Sports Medicine Review: Keeping Athletes in the Game

  • 12:00 pm Keeping Athletes in the Game: Presentation of Cases to the Expert Panel
  • 1:00 pm Q&A
  • 1:10 pm Adjourn

IX: Pediatric Sports Medicine and Treatment Options for the Lower Extremity

  • 4:00 pm Pediatric Sports Medicine Injuries: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • 5:15 pm Treatment Options for Patellofemoral Disorders
  • 6:30 pm Current Trends in Treating Patellofemoral Disorders


X: Understanding Knee Anatomy and the Comprehensive Knee Examination

  • 7:00 am The Key to the Knee: Medial and Anterior Knee Anatomy
  • 7:20 am The Key to the Knee: Lateral and Posterolateral Knee Anatomy
  • 7:40 am Comprehensive Knee Exam: Clinical Rationale and Diagnosis
  • 8:00 am Memorial Day Tribute

XI: ACL Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Clinical Outcomes

  • 8:20 am ACL Copers: Solutions for Copers?
  • 8:35 am How the Knee Responds to Exercise
  • 8:50 am Treatment of the ACL Deficient Knee: Presentation of Cases to the Expert Panel
  • 9:50 am Post-Operative Management Following ACL Reconstruction
  • 10:05 am Meniscus Repair and Transplantation: 2020 Update
  • 10:20 am Q&A
  • 10:35 am Break in Exhibitors’ Gallery

XII: Neuromuscular Training and Functional Testing

  • 11:05 am E-Cigarette Use: Implications in Surgery and Athletics
  • 11:20 am Rehabilitation Following ACL Reconstruction: The Advanced Phase and Return to Play
  • 11:35 am A New Concept: Developing Reliability of a Change of Direction Test and “Fatigue Index” of the Lower Extremity
  • 11:50 am The Female Athlete: Special Gender Issues
  • 12:05 pm Scientific Basis and Development of the Sportsmetrics™
    Neuromuscular Training Programs
  • 12:25 pm Demonstration of the SportsMetrics™ Neuromuscular Training
    Program and Return-to-Play App
  • 12:40 pm Q&A
  • 1:10 pm Adjourn

XIII: Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of the Lower Extremity

  • 4:00 pm Comprehensive Examination of the Knee
  • 5:15 pm Prevention and Treatment of Knee Arthrofibrosis: A Major Complication of Knee Injury and Surgery
  • 6:30 pm Return-to-Play Objective Criteria After Knee Injuries: Which Tests are Best


XIV: Treatment Options for Complex Knee Ligament Injuries

  • 7:00 am MCL Injuries: Grading, Review of Anatomy and Rehabilitation Guidelines
  • 7:15 am PCL Reconstruction: New Techniques and Outcomes
  • 7:30 am Surgical Treatment of PCL and Posterolateral Ligament Injuries
  • 7:50 am Rehabilitation Principles Following PCL and Posterolateral Reconstruction
  • 8:05 am Science Behind Plyometric Exercises for the Knee
  • 8:20 am Alternative Exercise and Rehabilitation Options
  • 8:35 am Q&A

XV: Osteoarthritis of the Knee: Surgical and Rehabilitation Options

  • 8:50 am Articular Cartilage Damage in the Athlete
  • 9:05 am Time to go Back to Open Kinetic Chain Exercises for Knee Rehabilitation and Role of Isokinetics for Objective Measurements?
  • 9:20 am Role of High Tibial Osteotomy and Managing the Abnormal Tibial Slope
  • 9:35 am Gait Abnormalities, Retraining Techniques, and the Role of Unloading Braces
  • 9:50 am Advances in Total Knee Replacement for Young and Active Patients 10:05 am Partial Joint Replacement: Unicompartmental and Patellofemoral 10:20 am Rehabilitation After Tibial Osteotomy and Knee Replacement: Newer Concepts to Achieve Patient Satisfaction and Return to Activity
  • 10:35 am Knee Club: Presentation of Interesting and Complex Knee Cases; Q&A
  • 11:10 am Adjourn