Acute Injury Management
Strategies to best evaluate, treat, and return your athletes to the field within-season
Saturday October 28, 2023
8:00AM – 11:00AM (Central)
Live In-Person Workshop
Uncommon Physical Therapy LLC
7350 Cahaba Valley Road, Suite 104
Birmingham, AL 35242
This course will provide a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to the understanding and implementation of management evaluation, interventional and clinical-decision making strategies for various musculoskeletal conditions in both a didactic and practical fashion.
At the end of this 3-contact hour course, the participant will be able to:
- Synthesize and apply evidence related to acute sport-related injury surveillance, and procedures warranted for effective management strategies.
- Evaluate the importance of various clinical and contextual factors in decision-making for acute injuries during the athletic season.
- Understand current best practices related to medical triage, loading parameters, and intervention selection to optimize recovery for various acute injuries and conditions.
-Historical perspectives and emerging trends regarding acute management of illness & injury in the sports medicine field.
-Comprehensive overview of both the on-field and clinical examination of acute injuries to determine appropriate pathways of care.
-Case examples and clinical decision-making strategies.
Audience: Licensed Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, and Physical Therapy Students
*Light breakfast & refreshments will be provided
**Lab/Workout Attire recommended
How to Register: Visit UncommonPT.com or go to our social media handles @uncommonpt.
Nate Bower PT, DPT, SCS is the founder and sole physical therapist at Uncommon Physical Therapy LLC located in Birmingham, Alabama. He is residency-trained, and board-certified in sports physical therapy, with special interests in prevention, performance, and recovery as it relates to the promotion of a healthy and active lifestyle.
Nate has practiced in the Birmingham area for over a decade. He earned his doctorate at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, completed a Sports Physical Therapy Residency at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and shortly after obtained his board-certification as a Sports Clinical Specialist.
For the better part of his career, Nate was a part of the team at Champion Sports Medicine, and through that experience was fortunate to have developed many meaningful relationships with world-renowned physical therapists, physicians and athletic trainers. He has worked with athletes at all levels, has aided in the development of continuing education courses for staff, has implemented special interest programs for running-related injuries and ACL injuries in the community, and has served as Team Specialist for Samford University.
In his current role, he is the owner of Uncommon Physical Therapy LLC, and was just recently named the Sports Medicine Director of the Briarwood Soccer Club. He remains active in academics, serving as both a lecturer and lab assistant in the UAB DPT Program, and is currently involved in clinical research within the UAB health system.