Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine Rehabilitation Symposium for the Young Athlete

A continuing education course for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants interested in sports medicine, rehabilitation, orthopaedics, pediatrics and joint preservation.

Saturday, November 2, 2019an image of a boy doing leg exercises
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California
2425 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento
Free parking is available in the Shriners Hospital garage.
$90 Registration Fee. Register online here

The registration fee includes all continuing education credits, presentations, conference materials, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments.
Space is limited. Please register by October 18.

The Sports Medicine Rehabilitation Symposium for the Young Athlete will introduce participants to best practices in sports medicine and joint preservation. Presentations will focus on up-to-date surgical procedures, injection procedures, and rehabilitation strategies for sports and cartilage injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle in pediatric and adolescent populations.

The symposium is presented by Nicole Friel, M.D., Brian Haus, M.D., Julie Ingwerson, M.D., Darvin Foo, PA-C, MMSc, PT., Bill Workman, PT, DPT, SCS, OCS, CSCS and the Sports Medicine team at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • understand the anatomy, pathology and treatment (surgical and non-surgical) options for various sports injuries with special consideration for skeletally immature and adolescent patients;
  • identify different surgical procedures for injuries of the pediatric shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle;
  • formulate a comprehensive rehabilitation plan with proper exercise prescription for shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle post-surgical and conservative care; and
  • prepare and progress a young athlete through each phase of rehabilitation with direction and purpose towards returning to the field of play.

Continuing Medical Education
Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is approved as a Recognized Continuing Competency Approving Agency by the Physical Therapy Board of California. This course is approved
for 7 contact hours (0.7 CEUs).  Printable version of invitation

Make an Appointment

Please call our Referral Center to schedule an appointment, call (916) 453-2191 or via email at A Referral Coordinator will partner with you to gather the necessary information to allow our physician leadership to evaluate the best path for your child.
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