Rehabilitation after Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy: Implications for the Health Professional

Presentation:

Rehabilitation after Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy: Implications for the Health Professional

Fee:

$15 for NATA members/ $25 for non-members
 

Date:

Wednesday,  October 15,  2014
 

Time:

11:00am – 12:15pm CST
 

CEUs:

1.00
 

Presenter:

Scott Cheatham PT, DPT, PhD(C), OCS, ATC, CSCS
 

Bio:

Dr. Cheatham is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Kinesiology at California State University Dominguez Hills.  He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Chapman University and is currently a PhD candidate in Physical Therapy at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Cheatham is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and a board certified specialist in orthopedics (OCS). He also holds several fitness certifications and is a certified ergonomic specialist. He is a national presenter for various organizations and has authored over 40 peer reviewed publications, textbook chapters, and home study courses on the topics of orthopedics, health & fitness, and sports medicine.

Abstract:

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is an emerging non-surgical intervention used for the treatment of tendon and ligament pathology. Despite the growing popularity of PRP in musculoskeletal medicine, there is a paucity of research that describes appropriate rehabilitation procedures following this intervention.  This lecture will discuss the available evidence on rehabilitation after PRP injection for non-surgical musculoskeletal conditions.

Clinical Objectives:

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


 
  • Discuss the rationale for PRP in the non-surgical treatment of musculoskeletal disorders
  • Discuss the various ways PRP is developed and related biological concepts
  • Discuss indications and contraindications for PRP treatment
  • Discuss evidence based guidelines for rehabilitation after PRP injection


Athletic Training Domain:

  • Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis
  • Treatment and Rehabilitation


Course Level:

Advanced

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