302 Return-to-play After Sports Injury II: Spine Injury

Wednesday, April 29
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: 254AB; BCEC

Fee: $150
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $150
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65

Moderator(s): Michael W. Groff, MD, FAANS

Panelist(s): Douglas L. Brockmeyer, MD, FAANS; Daniel C. Lu, MD, PhD, FAANS; Christina Marie Notarianni, MD, FAANS; Srinivas K. Prasad, MD, FAANS

The identification and management of sports-related injuries has received recent attention in the press and in neurosurgical literature. This seminar addresses the neurosurgeons role in evaluating and clearing children, high school athletes, college athletes and professional athletes who have spine injuries.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the standard tests and techniques for evaluating the injured athlete.
  • Describe the pathophysiology of sports-related injuries.
  • Apply the data and expert opinion on return-to-play guidelines to practice.