AAPSM Sports Medicine E-Learning Series


AAPSM Sports Medicine Section of PRESENT Online CME Lecture Hall - Click Here

PRESENT Online CME Lecture Hall - Click Here


AAPSM has partnered with PRESENT E-Learning to provide a series of up to 20 CME units in Sports Medicine. Many of the best sports medicine clinicians and researchers in the world have contributed presentations that can now be accessed on the PRESENT website.

AAPSM will be paying for free access to a limited number of CME hours from our Sports Medicine series which will be available to AAPSM Associates, Fellows and Senior members on a first come first serve basis.

Unfortunately, students and residents are NOT eligible to receive complimentary access to this Sports Medicine Series. However, we are planning to offer Non-CME webinars which will be available through our members only site to all AAPSM members including students and residents.


Continuing Education

EACH of the lectures in this Sports Medicine enduring media continuing education program is Approved for the designated amount of CME/CECH Credit Hours. PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved EACH activity for the designated number of continuing education contact hours.


Featured Presentations


Paul Langer, DPM

Professional
Affilliations

Podiatrist, Twin
Cities Orthopedics

3D Printing Technology for Orthotics & Custom Footwear
Presentation by: Paul Langer, DPM

Paul Langer, DPM, ABPM discusses the many health benefits of properly fit, comfortable footwear and conversely, health consequences of poorly fit and uncomfortable footwear. Dr Langer discusses the emerging customization technologies that are changing not only how footwear and orthoses are made but also how the health care and footwear industries will be impacted as well. Consumers will have access to custom footwear in clinical and retail settings as well as directly from manufacturers via the internet. He also describes these digital technologies and demonstrates how they can be used in clinic now and discusses how they will create new opportunities in the coming years for podiatrists and others.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Understand the health implications of footwear and the importance of comfort.
  2. Understand emerging technologies and how they will change methods of foot orthotic and footwear manufacturing.
  3. Understand the different methods and technologies for scanning and additive manufacturing to produce custom footwear.


Amol Saxena, DPM

Professional
Affilliations

Department of Sports
Medicine Palo Alto
Medical Foundation
Palo Alto, CA

Acute Achilles Rupture and Rehabilitation
Presentation by: Amol Saxena, DPM

Amol Saxena, DPM will cover current research findings and outcomes of acute mid-substance Achilles tendon rupture and repair concepts, including rehabilitation concerns. The viewer will learn a percutaneous method of repair and which sutures are better tolerated.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Learn which suture type has less complications
  2. Understand which Achilles tendon repair has less complications
  3. Be introduced to a modified percutaneous technique
  4. Learn that over-lengthened Achilles has poor prognosis
  5. Understand when to begin certain aspects of rehab


Adam Tenforde, MD

Professional
Affilliations

Sports Medicine,
Physical Medicine
and Rehabilitation,
Spaulding Rehabilitation
Hospital and Spaulding
National Running Center

Bone Stress Injuries
Presentation by: Adam Tenforde, MD

Adam Tenforde, MD discusses the fact that bone stress injuries are common in active individuals including athletes. The purpose of this talk is to describe the pathogenesis of bone stress injuries, risk factors, and methods to optimize management and prevention.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Define bone stress injury.
  2. Identify sex-specific risk factors.
  3. Discuss optimal treatment and prevention.

 

 

 


Brian Fullem, DPM

Evidence Based Treatment of Plantar Heel Pain
Presentation by: Brian Fullem, DPM

Brian Fullem, DPM reviews the diagnosis and current advanced technology treatment of heel pain.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Attendees will learn the different diagnoses that can cause heel pain and how to make the proper diagnosis.
  2. Attendees will learn the evidence based medicine treatments for heal pain and when to apply each treatment.
  3. Attendees will learn how to assess the possible causes of heal pain and the importance of having the entire kinetic chain functioning properly.


Adam Tenforde, MD

Professional
Affilliations

Sports Medicine,
Physical Medicine
and Rehabilitation,
Spaulding Rehabilitation
Hospital and Spaulding
National Running Center

Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment Treatment in Musculoskeletal Disorders
Presentation by: Adam Tenforde, MD

Adam Tenforde, MD covers the topic of extracorporeal shockwave treatment (ESWT) and evidence of use in the management of lower extremity injuries commonly seen in athletes and active individuals.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Define shockwave
  2. Discuss evidence
  3. Identify use in practice.

 

 

 


Adam Tenforde, MD

Hallux Valgus - Current Concepts for the Minimal Invasive Approach
Presentation by: Markus Walther, MD, PhD

Markus Walther, MD, PhD disusses current techniques and indications for the minimal invasive approach bunionectomies.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Learn benefits and limitations of the minimal invasive approach for bunionectomies
  2. Understand the pitfalls of certain techniques
  3. Learn to fit the minimal invasive approach into the concept of open techniques for Hallux valgus correction


Robert Conenello, DPM

Innovations in Podiatry: Microwave Therapy for the Treatment of Plantar Warts
Presentation by: Robert Conenello, DPM

Dr. Robert Conenello, DPM presents this session to explore an exciting new therapy that uses microwave energy to stimulate an immune response; effectively targeting the root cause of the infection. Plantar warts have long been a frustrating condition to treat. Dr. Conenello will look at mechanism of action and assess specifically why microwaves possess the ability to “uncloak” HPV. He will also dive into treatment protocol coupled with patient experience. In addition, Dr. Conenello will share some of his initial case studies.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Discuss microwave science.
  2. Explore skin immunity and the condition profile for warts.
  3. Understand the current treatment landscape.
  4. Discuss microwave therapy as a treatment option for plantar warts.


Amol Saxena, DPM

Professional
Affilliations

Department of Sports
Medicine Palo Alto
Medical Foundation
Palo Alto, CA

Lisfranc’s Injury
Presentation by: Amol Saxena, DPM

Amol Saxena, DPM discusses current treatment recommendations and outcomes for injuries to the Lisfranc’s joint.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Understand the downtime from a Lisfranc’s sprain.
  2. Learn when to consider primary fusion for Lisfranc’s injuries.
  3. See which imaging and tests are helpful & why.

 

 

 


Maggie Fournier, DPM

Professional
Affilliations

Podiatrist, Gundersen
Health System

Peroneal Tendinopathy in Athletes: Assessment, Treatment Options and Return to Sport
Presentation by: Maggie Fournier, DPM

Maggie Fournier, DPM focuses on proper evaluation of peroneal tendon disorders, from tendinitis to peroneal tendon dislocation. After reviewing the anatomy, Dr Fournier proposes a treatment algorithm based on proper diagnosis, based on current evidence base medicine.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Review and understand peroneal tendon anatomy and recognize anatomical variant.
  2. Identify and recognize common disorders of peroneal tendons in the athlete.
  3. Review and determine treatment options base on pathology.


Nicola Maffulli, MD

Posterior Ankle Arthroscopy
Presentation by: Nicola Maffulli, MD

Nicola Maffulli, MD discusses indications and techniques for posterior arthroscopy.

Goals and Objectives

  1. To describe the technique of posterior ankle endoscopy.
  2. To teach a safe technique to establish portals.
  3. To report the results of soft tissue endoscopy in the posterior aspect of the ankle.


Mark Cucuzzella, MD

Real Food for Athletes – You Can’t Outrun a Bad Diet
Presentation by: Mark Cucuzzella, MD

Mark Cucuzzella, MD reviews the current state of the obesity and diabetes pandemic as it relates to public health as well as to the field of podiatry. Type two diabetes was once felt to be an irreversible chronic condition but now we know that with nutritional interventions especially a low carbohydrate real food approach that this condition can be placed into remission. For athletics and endurance sport, there is also a great value for adapting the body to be able to utilize fat as fuel especially for those recreational athletes prone to metabolic syndrome, obesity, and type two diabetes.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Understand the key features and spectrum of insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, and the specific health effects.
  2. Better identify and reverse pre-diabetes and diabetes.
  3. Review the basic science and the evidence of the Low Carbohydrate High (or Healthy) Fat Diet and Ketogenic Diets.
  4. Low Carb Approach for Athletes
  5. Red-S Syndrome


Edward Blahous, Jr, DPM

Rethinking our Surgical Approach to Fifth Metatarsal Stress Fractures
Presentation by: Edward Blahous, Jr., DPM

Dr. Blahous, DPM discusses the etiology and treatment of fifth metatarsal base stress fractures/Jones fractures. Additionally, a promising new surgical technique involving autogenous bone grafting and plate fixation is introduced.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Understand the various types of fifth metatarsal stress fractures.
  2. Understand the biomechanical principles regarding the diagnosis and surgical treatment of these fractures.
  3. Understand an alternative surgical technique to address these fractures and other similar pathologies.


Gina Peterson DPT, OMT, EP-C

Professional
Affilliations

IRG Center for
Structural Medicine

Taping Techniques for the Foot and Ankle
Presentation by: Gina Peterson DPT, OMT, EP-C

Gina Peterson, DPT, OMT, EP-C discusses a biomechanical approach for applying taping as a supportive modality. Dr Peterson describes common pathologies and their associated impairments, then demonstrates supportive taping strategies for each. These techniques can be utilized with either rigid tape (such as Leukotape) or flexible kinesiology tape.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Develop a conceptual framework for taping as a supportive modality.
  2. Develop a biomechanical (vs methodological) taping skill set.
  3. Develop proficiency with common taping configurations.

 


Lisa Schoene, DPM

The Dancer: Common Injuries & Treatments
Presentation by: Lisa Schoene, DPM

Lisa Schoene, DPM describes many of the common lower extremity injuries that are seen with dancers, and various ways of treatment including traditional, holistic and rehabilitation techniques.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Learn common lower extremity injuries that commonly occur in dancers.
  2. Learn a variety of methods to treat dancers from traditional to holistic.
  3. Learn how to incorporate exercises to help prevent the orthopedic issues and improve pointe foot work.


Annemarie Fullem, PT

Professional
Affilliations

Physical Therapist,
Dunedin, Florida

The Importance of Correct Firing Patterns in the Athlete
Presentation by: Annemarie Fullem, PT

Annemarie Fullem, PT, CNT will inform the audience on how to assess muscle firing patterns to ensure they are firing properly and in the correct sequence. The importance of these firing patterns will be discussed and instruction including videos demonstrating exercises will be provided to help the patient correct any abnormal firing patterns to help prevent and improve injuries of the lower extremity

Goals and Objectives

  1. Provide general knowledge of three topics so that you can provide safe and effective treatments when you return to the clinic.
  2. Deep muscle group or inner core (a.k.a. abdominal canister)
  3. Superficial muscle group or myofascial slings (a.k.a. myofascial trains)
  4. Pelvic obliquities


Ray McClanahan, DPM

The Shape of Strength: How to Strengthen the Foot and Why It's Important
Presentation by: Ray McClanahan, DPM

Ray McClanahan, DPM explains the importance and benefits of strengthening the intrinsic and extrinsic foot muscles as it relates to common foot and ankle pathologies. The lecture is aimed towards the athletic patient, but can still be applied to the general population. Dr McClanahan also discusses some common pitfalls of conventional athletic shoes while highlighting features to look for in healthier, more natural footwear.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Distance running and foot health
  2. Allopathic vs Natropathic footcare
  3. Invention of Correct Toes


Jay Spector, DPM

Professional
Affilliations

Atlanta Sports Podiatry
Johns Creek, GA

Treatment of Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome: What is the Evidence-Based Medicine Tx?
Presentation by: Jay Spector, DPM

Jay Spector, DPM identifies the causes of Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome. Learning what are the evidenced based research treatments of Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome.

Goals and Objectives

  1. To understand the treatment, you first have to identify the cause of Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome in that individual.
  2. Iontophoresis, phonophoresis, ice message, ultrasound therapy, and extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) could be effective in treating Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome when compared with control.
  3. Low-energy laser treatment, stretching and strengthening exercises, sports compression stockings, lower leg braces and pulsed electromagnetic fields have NOT been proven to be effective in treating Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome.


Amol Saxena, DPM   Maggie Fournier, DPM

First Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint Injuries (AKA: Turf Toe) in Athletes
Presentation by: Maggie Fournier, DPM and Amol Saxena, DPM

In these lectures, Dr Saxena, DPM and Dr Maggie Fournier, DPM will cover the various pathologies associated with "turf toe". The listener will learn about both surgical and non-surgical approaches to address this sports injury.

Goals and Objectives

  1. Learn what different diagnoses can be termed “turf toe”
  2. Understand the role of imaging
  3. Be aware of surgical options

 

 

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