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This series of one-hour webinars features Mayo Clinic experts discussing the latest information on sports medicine. 

Session 9: Common Injuries of the Hand and Wrist in Athletes

 September 21, 2021, 6:30-7:30 p.m. EDT 

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Hand and wrist injuries are common across a variety of sports and can lead to significant disability. In this CME webinar, Mayo Clinic experts will discuss common hand and wrist pathologies and recommendations for treatment. Laura Mattson, D.O., Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellow, will review common injury patterns, related anatomy, and basic principles of treatment and return to play. James Braxton, Mayo Clinic Certified Hand and Occupational Therapist, will discuss rehabilitation strategies with the goal of return to sport. 

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Sports Webinar Series Previously Recorded Sessions

Session 1: Tendinopathy: Pathophysiology, Management, and Rehabilitation of Chronic Tendinopathy

January 19, 2021

Our multidisciplinary team discusses how to appropriately diagnose tendinopathies and focus your non-operative treatment of these patients. Mayo Clinic Experts review the pathophysiology of tendinopathies in order to understand different treatment options offered to patients.   

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Session 2: Endurance training for Health and Performance

February 16, 2021

This webinar will discuss endurance training and how to improve health without overtraining or sustaining injuries. Mayo Clinic Faculty will identify how to minimize risks of over training for athletes who wish to train for performance. As running is the most common mode of endurance training, methods of reducing the risk of common running injuries will be discussed.

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Session 3: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

March 16, 2021

Anterior cruciate ligament tears are one of the most common knee injuries. In this CME webinar, Mayo Clinic experts will discuss the latest knowledge and recommendations for treatment of these injuries. Cedric J. Ortiguera, M.D., Assistant Professor of Orthopedics, will review the relevant anatomy, risk factors for injury, indications for surgery and recommended surgical options. Scott Haak, Mayo Clinic Physical Therapist/Strength and Conditioning Specialist, will discuss post-operative rehabilitation strategies and exercise with the goal of returning an athlete to sport.

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Session 4: Orthopedic and Sports Regenerative Medicine 

April 20, 2021

Mayo Clinic experts will discuss the state of Regenerative Medicine in current Sports Medicine practice. Shane A. Shapiro, M.D., Associate Professor of Orthopedics, and Mayo Clinic Faculty will review the current applications and limitations of first generation cell therapy for orthopedic and sports injuries, discuss ongoing clinical research, and explore the strategies used to counsel patients about their Orthobiologic treatment options. 

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Session 5: Highs and Lows: Altitude and Diving Medicine

May 18, 2021

Many patients participate in scuba diving and various high altitude physical activities. In this CME webinar, Mayo Clinic experts will discuss the latest knowledge and treatments for various conditions associated with these activities. Tyler Schmidt, D.O. will be discussing the Altitude Medicine portion and Sara Filmalter, M.D. will be discussing the scuba diving portion of the lecture. 

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Session 6: Rehabilitation Approaches to Spine Issues in the Golfing Athlete

June 15, 2021

Spine-related injuries and impairments are common among golfers and often impact performance. In this CME webinar, Mayo Clinic experts will provide an overview of some of the most common spine-related injuries among golfers. Paul Scholten, M.D., Assistant Professor of PM&R will cover the incidence, presenting features and treatment options for these common conditions and Melanie Peavy, PT, MPT, BSN, Instructor of PT will discuss the relationship of these to swing mechanics and review relevant therapeutic exercises.


Session 7: Advances in Concussion Diagnosis and Management

 July 20, 2021

 Advances in concussion diagnosis and management continue to evolve. In this CME webinar, Mayo Clinic experts will discuss the latest knowledge in diagnostic evaluation, tools and rehabilitation for sports related concussion. Jennifer Maynard, M.D., CAQSM, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and the Program Director for the Sports Medicine Fellowship will discuss the latest in diagnosis with sideline and in-office evaluation. Tava R. Buck, P.T., D.P.T and Amanda L. Lazo, OT, will discuss the rehabilitation options to allow patients to take a more active role in their recovery to return to sport.


Session 8: It's Just an Ankle Sprain: Why is My Patient Still in Pain?

 August 17, 2021

 Ankle sprains are common disorders seen in the physical therapy and orthopedic clinics. Although many patients improve with proper treatment, some continue to have persistent pain. Glenn G. Shi, M.D., Assistant Professor of Orthopedics and Scott Haak, P.T. D.P.T., Instructor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will review the anatomy, epidemiology, differential diagnosis, and surgical indications to treat this patient population. 


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