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The Spine Injured Athlete: From Injury to Return to Play - Marina Spine Ctr

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles - Westside

6161 West Centinela Avenue

Culver City, CA 90230

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The Spine Injured Athlete: FROM INJURY TO RETURN TO PLAY


CEU Credits: 6.0 Contact Hours

The Professional Program

This certified athletic trainer and physical therapist conference, sponsored by the Marina Spine Center at Marina Del Rey Hospital, is designed to update practicing athletic trainers and physical therapists on some of the most recent clinical techniques and therapeutic modalities for spinal injury and disease. The presentations will enhance treatment methods for prevention of injury and post-injury conditions, along with addressing overall trunk stabilization and core strengthening for muscle imbalance patterns. Also covered will be procedural aspects and post-operative rehabilitation for the athlete with minimally invasive spine surgery.


8:00 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

8:40 a.m. - Radiculitis: Diagnosis and Treatment, Michael Schlink, MA, PT, OCS,Schlink & Associates Physical Therapy

9:10 a.m. Q & A

9:25 a.m. - Cervical Spine Disorders, David Chang, MD, Chairman, Surgery Committee, Cedars-Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital

9:55 a.m. Q & A

10:10 a.m. Break/Exhibits

10:40 a.m. - Biologic Injections for Spine, Dr. Shounuck I. Patel, DO, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Health Link Medical Center - Beverly Hills

11:20 a.m. Q & A

11:35 a.m. - Meditation, Rene Ringnalda, Vedic Educator, The Chopra Center

12:10 p.m. Q & A

12:20 p.m. Lunch/Exhibits

1:20 p.m. - Spine Stabilization Program, Randy Bauer, PT, ATC, Bauer Physical Therapy, Laguna Hills, CA

1:50 p.m. Q & A

2:05 p.m. - Lumbar Spine Disorders, Robert Watkins III, MD, Co-Director, Marina Spine Center, Spinal Consultant: U.S.C Athletic Department and L.A. Kings

2:40 p.m. Q & A

2:55 p.m. - Social Media Expertise, Robert Watkins IV, MD, Co-Director, Marina Spine Center, Spinal Consultant: L.A. Rams, Dodgers and Clippers

3:30 p.m. Q & A

4:00 pm Closing Remarks/Adjourn - Robert Watkins IV, MD


Hosted SELF-parking (Parking will be validated at Registration)

Continuing Education Credit: This program is pending approval by the CPTA for 6.0 CEU contact hours.

CEU Certificates will be sent via email by July 15, 2019.

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION: $75 Deadline: May 15, 2019

GENERAL REGISTRATION: $125 May 16-June 1, 2019

Registration prior to the Conference is required as space is limited.

The Registration fee includes CEU credits, self-parking, breakfast and lunch.

Registration is non-refundable.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles - Westside

6161 West Centinela Avenue

Culver City, CA 90230

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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