The evaluation and management of concussion in athletes and the general population is rapidly evolving. This course will describe the current best practices for evaluating and managing individuals, from all age groups, who present with a concussive injury. Concussion evaluation tools will be presented along with opportunities for hands on implementation and interpretation of the examination results. Specific protocols regarding the implementation of manual cares in concussion management will be presented. A focused discussion on return to play protocols is provided.
The second half of the course will discuss the evaluation, diagnosis and management of spinal injury in sports. A focused discussion on return to play protocols is provided. This presentation will also include a workshop on the physical examination of the extremities.
Dr. Bill Moreau Bio:
Dr. Bill Moreau, DC, DACBSP, is a chiropractic sports medicine physician and evidence based clinician who started work with the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) in 2009 after more than 25 years of private practice. He is the first Managing Director of Sports Medicine for the USOC. Prior to this promotion Dr. Moreau was the USOC Director of Clinics.
Moreau develops the USOC sports medicine strategy and oversees all Team USA sports medicine activities including; clinics, games and the National Medical Network. Dr. Moreau served as the Medical Director for Team USA at the London 2012 Summer and Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. He is the first doctor of chiropractic in the world to serve as a Games Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for a National Olympic Committee. He was the Team USA CMO for the 2015 Toronto Pan American Games and he has been appointed as the CMO for the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games. Through these roles he manages the implementation of medical care to thousands of athletes as provided by hundreds of healthcare providers.
Dr. Moreau advances the application of integrated, multiple disciplinary musculoskeletal care through Fortis Cura, a healthcare company dedicated to advancing patient centered care through the utilization and development of evidence based musculoskeletal care pathways. He has been featured in USA Today, Time, ESPN, NPR, NBC, GE Healthcare News, the US Department of Health and Human Services, Army Strategic Studies Group and the Allegany Healthcare Summit.
Dr. Moreau has a special interest in sports medicine research and he serves on the NFL International Think Tank on Concussion Research. Moreau has successfully presented over 600 invited lectures throughout the United States and Internationally.
We will serve breakfast, lunch, and an evening snack. Please tell us in the comments section if you have any allergies or dietary considerations.
● General Admission DCs / Staff: $289 / $189
● Members / Staff: $189 / $99
● Membership Plus and their Staff: Included with membership!