University Orthopaedic Associates (UOA) hosted an educational event and live webinar for medical professionals on June 1 at its Somerset headquarters. Co-sponsored by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, the event was titled “Management of Knee Injuries: an Evidence-based Update .” The half-day event covered the most up to date, evidence-based practices based on existing published literature for the management of knee injuries.
- Overview of knee anatomy
- Ligament injuries
- Meniscus injuries
- Cartilage injuries
- Patellofemoral injuries
- Functional considerations for return to sports
UOA experts presenting to the audience of primary care physicians, sports medicine physicians, physician assistants, athletic trainers and other medical professionals included:
- Dr. Jeffrey Bechler
- Dr. Patrick Buckley
- Dr. Charles Gatt
- Dr. Kenneth Swan
- Dino Pinciotti
- Steven Kennelly, Assistant Head Athletic Trainer for the New York Giants, who presented the Third Annual Timothy M. Hosea Memorial Lecture
In addition, the meeting included a lively round table discussion of current issues related to knee injury including the use of PRP/stem cells, sports specialization, return to play considerations after ACL surgery, the role of meniscectomy and the use of CBD oil.
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