STOP Sports Injuries: Pediatric Overuse Injury Prevention and Treatment
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Implement risk screening of pediatric patients for potential overuse injuries as a part of routine wellness visits and the preparticipation evaluation.
2. Delineate the risk factors and causes of overuse injuries in the pediatric patient.
3. Diagnose and manage common overuse injuries seen in pediatric patients using current recommendations for diagnosis, treatment and return-to-play guidelines.
4. Counsel patients, parents and coaches on the recommendations for recovery time and rest from high-intensity training to prevent overuse injuries.
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Peter J Carek, MD, MS, FAAFP, Course Chair; Professor and Chair, Department of Community Health and Family Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville
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