Hamstring injuries are common during sporting activities with high re-injury rates, which may indicate inadequate rehabilitation or premature return to play. This course provides an in-depth examination of hamstring injuries in sports, covering mechanisms, prognostic factors, and rehabilitation strategies. Participants will gain insights from a literature review and practice guidelines, enabling them to critically evaluate and modify their current rehabilitation and return-to-play plans for more effective management of hamstring injuries.
Live WebinarWed, May 1, 2024 at 6:00 pm EDT
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- After this course, participants will be able to identify common mechanisms of injury that lead to hamstring muscle and tendon injuries.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify prognostic factors that influence the duration of recovery.
- After this course, participants will be able to summarize the importance of eccentric exercises in hamstring rehabilitation.
- After this course, participants will be able to develop guidelines to effectively manage a return to play decision in athletic hamstring injuries.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify various functional progressions to prepare an athlete for return to play.
|Introduction, Review of objectives, Statistics, Review of Anatomy
|Proximal vs. Distal Injuries; Risk factors; Prevention of hamstring injuries; Evaluation of hamstring injuries; Differential Diagnosis; Prognosis/Predicting return to Play; Operative vs. Non-Operative Management
|Rehab Techniques for Hamstring Injuries (Modalities, ROM, Strengthening, Manual Therapy, Functional Exercises)
|Return to Play Considerations (Subjective scores)
|Return to Play Considerations (Functional measures)
|Summary and Conclusions, Q & A
EdD, PT, LAT, ATC, SCS
J.D. Boudreaux received a Bachelor of Science degree from McNeese State University in 2003 as well as a Masters of Physical Therapy from LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport in 2005. In August of 2003, he became nationally certified as an athletic trainer and obtained his Sports Certified Specialist certification through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 2011. He completed his EdD degree from the University of Louisiana Monroe in Curriculum and Instruction in the Fall of 2018. He has over ten years of experience as a dual credentialed sports medicine professional. He has spent seven years managing acute athletic injuries and directing the post-surgical rehabilitation of high-level athletes at the collegiate level.
Furthermore, he has served as a visiting lecturer and clinical preceptor for an ATEP program. Currently, he is employed as a Director of Sports Medicine for an outreach program in south Louisiana and works within a private outpatient sports medicine clinic delivering care in conjunction with other medical professionals to a variety of individuals, including high school and collegiate athletes.
Non-financial disclosures: John Boudreaux has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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