The 2019 BayCare Sports Medicine Conference focuses on innovations in sports medicine including advancements in surgical procedures, physical therapy and alternative non-surgical treatments. Keynote speaker Dr. Rhett Polka, a leading innovator in physical therapy, will discuss his journey of redesigning the way we look at injury prevention and recovery through function and physiology instead of focusing on the injury at hand! In addition, there is an impressive lineup of sports-focused physicians who will present health topics relevant to athletes and general health and wellness. Topics of other sessions include advances stem cell therapies, foot and ankle injury treatments, common hand and wrist injuries, advancements in treatment of ACL injuries and total knee replacment in the athlete.
Keynote Speaker: Innovations in Physical Therapy (Dr. Rhett Polka, DPT)
Advances in Stem Cell and Platelet Rich Plasma Therapies (Kevin Elder, MD)
Foot and Ankle Injuries and the Importance of Rehab (Eric James, MD)
Common Sports-Related Hand and Wrist Injuries (Douglas Carlan, MD)
ACL Tears - Latest Advancements in Treatment and Recovery (Koco Eaton, MD)
MAKO - Total Knee Replacement in the Athlete (John Kilgore, MD)