DAPHNE, Ala. (July 24, 2017) – Dr. John Todd, local orthopaedic surgeon in Baldwin County and medical director of The Shoulder Center, will participate in a course designed for orthopaedic surgeons who are preparing for the recertification and/or the sports subspecialty exam or others, including athletic trainers, who would like an in-depth review of orthopaedic sports medicine.
The 2017 AOSSM/AAOS Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Review Course is to be held Friday, August 11, 2017 through Sunday, August 13, 2017 at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois.
Learning objectives for participants will include updating their knowledge on how to implement an effective evaluation algorithm for musculoskeletal and medical sports medicine conditions; how to assess and apply surgical and nonsurgical treatment recommendations and rehabilitation protocols for the management of essential musculoskeletal and medical conditions germane to the practice of orthopaedic sports medicine; how to integrate prevention strategies with their health care team(s) to improve musculoskeletal and medical health in patient population; and how to analyze and interpret research.
Dr. John Todd is the medical director of The Shoulder Center, a specialty care service offered at Baldwin Bone and Joint. “My purpose in attending this course with AOSSM/AAOS is to stay on top of the latest advancements in arthroscopic care,” Todd said. “It is my number one focus to provide the best care for my patients. By continuing to advance my knowledge in this field I am equipped to meet that goal.”
About Dr. John L. Todd
Dr. John Todd, Medical Director of The Shoulder Center at Baldwin Bone & Joint, P.C., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in both shoulder reconstruction and sports medicine. Dr. Todd has been in practice for more than 20 years, and his primary clinical focus is non-operative and operative care of the shoulder. He has dedicated his career to helping patients with both chronic degenerative problems and injuries of the shoulder as part of Baldwin Bone & Joint – a group of fellowship-trained orthopedic specialists. The Shoulder Center has office locations in Daphne and Orange Beach, AL. For more information, call 251.625.2663 or visit www.theshouldercenter.net.
About The American Orthopaedic Society For Sports (AOSSM)
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine is a world leader in sports medicine education, research, communication, and fellowship, working closely with many other sports medicine specialists, including athletic trainers, physical therapists, family physicians, and others to improve the identification, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injuries.
Formed primarily as a forum for education and research, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine has increased its membership from its modest start of less than 100 to more than 3,000 today.
AOSSM members are orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals who demonstrate scientific leadership, involvement and dedication in the daily practice of sports medicine.
Members must demonstrate continuing active research and/or educational activities in the field of sports medicine, including service as a team physician at any level of competition, health education of athletes, service to local, regional, national and international competitions, and/or the presentation of scientific research papers.
The unifying interest of the membership is their concern with the effects of exercise and the monitoring of its impact on active individuals of all ages, abilities and levels of fitness. While many members treat high profile athletes who play on professional teams, many devote their practices to helping their community and treating players on the local high school or junior college team.
About The American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Founded in 1933, the Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world. Its continuing medical education activities include a world-renowned Annual Meeting, multiple CME courses held around the country and at the Orthopaedic Learning Center, and various medical and scientific publications and electronic media materials.