Tuesday, April 16

7:00 am - 9:00 am


214 Return-to-play After Sports Injury II: Concussion

AANS Member Fee: $150
Non-member Fee: $150
Member Fee: $65

Moderator(s): Mark D. Krieger, MD, FAANS

Panelist(s): Julian E. Bailes Jr., MD, FAANS; Ann-Christine Duhaime, MD, FAANS; Mark R. Proctor, MD, FAANS; Allen Kent Sills, MD, FAANS

The identification and management of sports-related injuries has received much recent attention in the press and in neurosurgical literature. This seminar will address the neurosurgeons role in evaluating and clearing children, high school athletes, college athletes and professional athletes who have spine injuries.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Explain the standard tests and techniques for evaluating the injured athlete.
  • Describe the pathophysiology of sports-related injuries of the spine.
  • Apply the data and expert opinion on return-to-play guidelines to their practice.