2017 BCCSEM Annual Conference – Winter Sports & the Masters Athlete


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The BCSSEM and the SPC BC would like to invite you to attend our 1st Annual BC Congress of Sports Medicine Educational Symposium.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Conference fees are reasonably priced @ $175-$225

Here’s some information on our inaugural event.

Date: Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Venue: SFU Downtown Campus @ 515 West Hastings, Vancouver, BC

Event Program Overview:

Meet our keynote speaker Jenn Heil, Canadian Gold medal winning freestyle skier. Hear her story on the importance of sport science, goal setting and goal achievement.

Not sure what to do with your athletes suffering from a concussion? Dr. Kathryn Snyder, a Sport Physiotherapist and an author of the 5th International Consensus in Sport (Berlin 2016) and Dr. Kevin Loopeker, an Optometrist with extensive training and practice in sport vision therapy, will provide some clarity and insight to help you with these challenging patients.

Sid Raddalgoda, Sport Physiotherapist and Hand Therapist, will demystify “skiers thumb” and give you tools to good clinical decision-making when considering bracing, exercises and when to refer. PENDING Physician- Dr’s surgical tips & assessment pearls.

Dr. Mark Cresswell, MSK Radiologist and Ultrasound wizard at St-Paul’s Hospital, will speak to the tricky aspect of the athlete groin injury diagnosis in the winter sport enthusiast. Ski Canada Physiotherapist Stefania Rizzo will complement by talking about the hefty rehabilitation behind these same injuries.

Not sure what to do with the rotator cuff and labrum tears in a skier / snowboarder? Sport Physiotherapist Travis Wolsey and Orthopedic Sports Surgeon Dr. Kristen Taunton will talk about injury diagnosis and their non-operative rehab and operative options.

Sport Physio and Masters Athlete herself, Wendy Epp will join with Physiotherapist Ramsey Ezzat, also a Masters Athlete and UBC 2012 Clinical Educator of the Year to present the latest in OA prescription. Move it or Lose it!! Messaging and protocols to keep the active Masters Athlete going.

Wrapping up this great day, is either Dr Saul Isserow or Dr. Jimmy McKinney (Sports Cardiology BC faculty) updating you on the latest research in Sport Cardiology & the Masters Athlete.

Canadian Olympic clinicians Clyde Smith and Dr. Bob McCormack will be moderating our panel discussions for this amazing day. They alone are worth the price of admission!

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