Dr. James Voos from UH Co-Chair Football Sports Medicine Conference


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CLEVELAND – The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, supported by the National Football League and the NFL Physicians Society will hold its Annual Meeting on Football in Sports Medicine March 29-31, 2019, at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, TN. University Hospitals Department of Orthopaedics Chair and Head Team Physician for the Cleveland Browns, James Voos, MD, along with James Kinderknecht, MD, Hospital of Special Surgery, New York, NY, will co-chair the event.

“It is an honor to Co-Chair this course comprised of many of the nation’s best physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers. We are committed to making football, and all sports, safer through meetings such as this one,” said Dr. Voos.

As the largest football-specific medical meeting in the country, Dr. Voos, along with other members of the UH Sports Medicine team, will provide presentations on various medical topics that are of special interest or concern in the management of football athletes in a team sport setting.

Other team members joining Dr. Voos as speakers are Dr. Michael Salata, Director, UH Sports Medicine Institute, and Dr. Sean Cupp, Co-Director, UH Sports Medicine.

Among the topics to be discussed at the annual meeting are:

Epidemiological trends in football injuries for professional, collegiate and youth football players

·Prevention strategies with their health care team(s) to improve musculoskeletal and medical health for professional, collegiate and youth football players

·Effective evaluation algorithm for musculoskeletal and medical conditions afflicting football players

·Surgical and non-surgical treatment recommendations and rehabilitation protocols for the management of essential musculoskeletal and medical conditions in football

·Strategies to institutionalize enhanced collaboration between allied health personnel and team physicians as they care for football athletes

·Treatment options, diagnoses and rehabilitation for a wide range of injuries

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