Hospital for Special Surgery


Prolonging the Athletic Career: HSS Florida’s Sports Medicine Forum

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Notification icon Friday, April 29, 2022 7:30 AM - 5 PM America/New_York

Location Icon The Ben (West Palm Beach) 251 N. Narcissus Ave. West Palm Beach, FL 33401, or livestream

Event info

Expert physicians and physical therapists from HSS, the #1 hospital in orthopaedics, will discuss optimal strategies to support athletic patients of all ages and activity levels. Topics will include non-operative treatment pathways and cutting-edge rehabilitation techniques. Gain valuable insights on various non-surgical interventions for managing collisional, overuse, spinal, and traumatic extremity injuries. Recognize when referral to a specialist is indicated for surgical intervention, and learn how to optimize physical therapy protocols and techniques after surgery to ensure safe return to sport.


This activity is targeted to primary care physicians, physical therapy professionals and athletic trainers.


HSS continuing medical education activities are intended to improve the quality of patient care and safety. At the completion of the course, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe common upper and lower extremity ligament injuries in the adolescent athlete and develop optimal treatment strategies.
  • Discuss the role of surgery and rehabilitation following traumatic and overuse injuries, and evaluate readiness to return to sport.
  • Discuss indications and contraindications of various non-surgical management strategies including biologics and NSAIDs.
  • Summarize the role of rehabilitation following post-biologic injections.
  • Describe implications of arthroplasty on the senior athlete including post-surgical expectations and return to activity following total shoulder, total hip, and Unicondylar knee arthroplasties.
  • Discuss pathways from non-surgical and biological interventions to arthroplasty progression and evaluate when to refer to surgery.
  • Develop best practices to accurately interpret spine X-rays and MRIs.
  • Identify underlying dysfunction contributing to spinal pain in athletes and recommend best management strategies to optimize recovery and return to sport.


Hospital for Special Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Hospital for Special Surgery designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Syllabus

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