Tuesday, July 18 7:00 AM

Coffee, Kids and Sports Medicine - The "Backbreaking" Truth: Navigating Back Pain in Adolescents

Date/Time: July 18, 2023, 7:00 AM

Join us to learn about common spine injuries, considerations, and a novel approach to evaluating and managing adolescents with back pain.


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The "Backbreaking" Truth: Navigating Back Pain in Adolescents

  Speakers: Jason R. Petrasic, M.D.

6:30 – 7:00 a.m. Breakfast and Meet the Team
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Lecture and Livestream Begin

Scottish Rite for Children (BOC AP#: 10092) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers (ATs).

Sports Medicine Educational Series (2023)

UT Southwestern Medical Center is jointly providing this activity with Scottish Rite for Children.
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Course Directors:  Henry B. Ellis, M.D.  &  Gerad Montgomery, M.S.N., FNP-C.

Educational Objectives: 

At the conclusion of this learning activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the common spine and back problems that affect adolescents.
  2. Discuss how to effectively evaluate an adolescent with back pain.
  3. Describe appropriate timing and causes for additional work-up or referral for specialist evaluation for adolescent back pain.
‚ÄčPurpose and Content: This monthly case presentation series will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to identify and manage skeletally immature patients with musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Physicians, advanced practice professionals, athletic trainers, nurses and other healthcare professionals who treat or counsel patients with sports related musculoskeletal injuries and complications should attend.

Target Audience: Open to all health care providers working with young athletes to prevent, recognize and treat injuries. This includes physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, physical therapists and athletic trainers.

No registration or fee required to attend. Cancellation or schedule changes will be updated on this page. No equipment or materials are required for participation.

Brandee Schmidt
Phone: 469-515-7129
Email: Brandee.Schmidt@tsrh.org


Scottish Rite for Children Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center
5700 Dallas Parkway
Frisco, TX 75034

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Brandee Schmidt

Phone: 469-515-7129

Email: brandee.schmidt@tsrh.org