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    ACL Injuries, Rehab, Progression, and Return-to-Sport Considerations
    A 2-hour lecture and lab course with multiple differnt offerings:
    Tuesday January 10th, 2017. Forked River, NJ.
    Tuesday February 7th, 2017. Cranford, NJ.
    Tuesday February 14th, 2017. Roxbury, NJ.
    With more to come!

    Course Overview
    • Comprehensive summary of the current state of Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries, statistics, mechanisms, or injury, rates or injury and re-injury, healing considerations, and criteria for safe return-to-play based on correlates with injury predictors.
    • Course format will be lecture, with demonstration and of return-to-play criterion testing, followed by labs of return-to-play tests and exercise progressions.

    About the Presenter
    Matt Lesniak, DPT is a graduate of University of Iowa with a BS in Integrative Physiology, and of Northwestern University with his DPT in 2009. He has practiced exclusively in orthopedic and sports physical therapy since then. He has a special focus on biomechanics and incorporating biomechanical and functional research-based evidence in his rehabilitation of athletes with LE injuries and the Overhead athlete.
    He has integrated evidence-based clinic programs for his company in rehab and for baseball pitchers and patients returning to sport after ACLR.
    He has been a published author in Journal of Arthroscopy, and Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.

    Course Objectives
    After this training therapists will:
    • Appreciate and teach ACL injury mechanisms and healing process to patients
    • Appreciate and teach ACL injury and re-injury rates to patients
    • Identify mechanical flaws in their patient’s movement characteristics using video analysis
    • Perform series of tests to determine patient return to sport eligibility consistent with Ivy Rehab ACL RTS Protocol
    • Design and demonstrate corrective form and exercises for reduce ACL injury risk
    • Design appropriate rehabilitative exercises and intervention through every phase of ACL rehab

    Registration and Cost
    • Register at http://www.physicaltherapist.com
    • Cost is $150 for PT’s and PTA’s

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