Kyle Prusso, DC
Protocols of an Integrated Medical Staff – Sideline Survival Tips
Dr. Kyle Prusso began his chiropractic career at Life Chiropractic College West in Hayward where he graduated in 2003. He has been serving as the Oakland Raiders’ Team Chiropractor since 2005. His duties with the Raiders include treating at the team practice facility, training camp, the Oakland Coliseum, and traveling with the team on the road. His experience with the Raiders was the inspiration to join the integrated AMP Wellness Health Center care team with Crossover Health. He is passionate about collaborative care and knows that effective integration of conservative alternatives will lead to a more healthy population. Dr. Prusso is also Director of Clinics at Palmer College of Chiropractic in San Jose.
Dr. Prusso has been a board member of the Professional Football Chiropractic Society since 2008. He is currently serving his second term as President of the organization.
After this presentation, attendees will have a better knowledge and understanding of how a medical staff functions, how to incorporate clinical chiropractic skills, ensure safe and effective treatments, and communicate with key medical staff members.
Scott Sailor, ATC, Ed.D
Current Issues Facing Sports Medicine Integration
Dr. Scott Sailor, President of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), is chair of the Department of Kinesiology and program director of the Athletic Training Education Program at Fresno State, where he has worked since 1991. He has been on the NATA board of directors for the past six years and has 25 years of sports medicine experience.
Within NATA, Sailor has held many leadership and committee roles as a vice president, district director and secretary. He is a recipient of the Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame and Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer awards. He has also served as director of Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association and of the California Athletic Trainers’ Association.
Sailor is co-director and founder of the Central California Sports Sciences Institute at Fresno State and a member of the Central California Concussion Care Consortium and Safe Kids Committee of Central California, Youth Injury segment. His athletic training experience also includes Pop Warner youth football and the San Francisco 49ers, where he served as an intern.
This presentation will educate attendees on key functions of the athletic trainer. It will focus on roles and duties of the athletic trainer, cases that an AT may delegate to or co-manage with the team chiropractor, areas of overlap in scope of practice, and current trends in sports medicine.
Doug Miller, DC
Inflammation and Athletic Performance
Dr. Doug Miller served as the team chiropractor for the Baltimore Ravens, and serves as the chiropractor for the Baltimore Blast, and formerly the University of Maryland Terrapins. He has traveled extensively with sports teams for the past 15 years providing sports related chiropractic health care services. He is an expert in treating world class athletes. Dr. Miller’s special interests include sports nutrition, sports performance, and sports recovery programs.
The objective of this presentation is to provide peer reviewed documentation supporting the benefits and negative effects of inflammation on the healing process. The learner will understand the acute and chronic inflammatory process and its role in healing of injuries. There will be an emphasis on dietary factors that influence the inflammatory process, foods that contribute to inflammation, and lifestyle diets to reduce systemic inflammation.
Tony Iselborn, DC, DACBSP, ATC, LAT, CSCS, FIAMA
Ancillary Treatment Procedures to Enhance Your Chiropractic Service
Dr. Anthony Iselborn is Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians. He is credentialed as a Certified Athletic Trainer and a Strength and Conditioning Specialist. In 2013, Dr. Iselborn was named Sports Chiropractor of the Year by the American Board of Sports Physicians (ACBSP). He was a member of the 2012 Team USA Medical Staff at the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London, England, and represented Team USA Medical Staff at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. He is an NFL Team Chiropractor for the Jacksonville Jaguars and is a medical provider for USA Volleyball.
At the end of this course, attendees will have a better knowledge of how to integrate ancillary treatments into their clinical practice and on the sidelines within the scope of practice for their states of licensure.
Spencer Baron, DC, DACBSP
On the Sidelines – Concussion
Dr. Spencer Baron is a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians. He delights in having been the Team Chiropractic Physician for the NFL’s, Miami Dolphins (19 seasons). He was also the Chiropractor for MLB’s, Miami Marlins and NHL’s Florida Panther’s. Additionally, he’s treated the Major League Baseball’s, New York Mets, the San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies.
Dr. Baron was the first chiropractor in South Florida to be provided hospital staff privileges. He was appointed staff Chiropractic Physician to Doctor’s Hospital of Hollywood, 1992, and was then named Department Head of the Golden Glades Regional Medical Center’s Division of Chiropractic Services (1994 to 1996).
Dr. Baron’s completed his book, “Secrets of the Game – What superstar athletes can teach you about health, peak performance and getting results.”
Concussion has been an issue in sports for a very long time but recently has gained a lot of attention not only in the NFL but in youth sports.
Most of us in practice will take care of an athlete on some level. Whether it is a pro athlete, college athlete or a youth athlete this program will cover information that is useful for all levels.
This course will cover the pathophysiology of concussion. Doctors will learn how to properly diagnose a concussion on and off the field and will understand all the signs and symptoms that may be present including somatic, cognitive, and affective and sleep related symptoms. You will understand how to address an athlete on the field as well as when a sideline exam is needed. The Chiropractic physician will also understand appropriate follow up after the diagnosis has been made. Different
assessment methods will be explained. Common sign for hospital admission will be discussed. Management of a concussion will be covered in detail ranging from home monitoring to a specialist referral. Student athletes also need to be assessed for return to school. This course will teach the doctor how to properly return an athlete to school and to their sport through a series of steps. Prevention of concussion can now play a very important role and strategies for preseason and during the season will be provided. Part of the importance of injury prevention and recovery from concussion is the athlete’s nutrition. Some key recommendations will be provided for a quicker recovery after the brain has been injured.
Alan Sokoloff, DC
Legal Responsibilities / Event Protocol: On the Sidelines
Dr. Alan Sokoloff is the team chiropractor for the 2 time Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens of the NFL since 1999. He is a medical team member for the Bowie Baysox (Orioles AA team), and has worked with the Washington Nationals (MLB) and Baltimore Blast (MISL). Dr. Sokoloff has been a member of the University of Maryland Sports Medicine Team since 1991, working with the UMBC Retrievers and Maryland Terps.
Dr. Sokoloff is one of the Co-founders of POWERPlay In Sports; a national organization educating coaches, parents and kids on all aspects of concussion / injury prevention. He is the past 2 term president of the Maryland Chiropractic Association and was selected as Maryland’s Chiropractor of the Year 2001-2002 and the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physician’s Sports Chiropractor of the Year 2006. Dr. Sokoloff served as a residency at the United States Olympic Training Center, summer of 1997 and was selected to the medical team for the United States at the 1998 Goodwill Games. He was appointed to the USA Medical Team for the 1999 Pan Am Games in Winnipeg, Canada.
In this class you will have a better understanding of the legal obligations for the doctor or chiropractic and the team they are working for. Learn game day responsibilities and protocols and learn the differences in chain of command. This class will help you to better communicate with other health care professionals on the sideline.
Mike Clark, PT, DPT
Prevent Your Athletes From Being Sidelined: Leverage Science, Technology, and Proven Solutions to Help Keep your Patients on the Field
Sponsored By Fusionetics
Dr. Mike Clark is recognized as one of the top physical therapists in the world … and he’s entering his 11th season as the team physical therapist for the NBA’s Phoenix Suns. Dr. Clark also served as a sports medicine consultant and specialist for numerous pro teams and his list of athlete-clients includes MVP’s, All-Stars and Champions from the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS and the Olympic games.
To put a better product on the field, you have to start with better outcomes. You can decrease the chances of your players/patients getting sidelined by optimizing their function and performance. Sports Medicine has evolved. Practices need to evolve as well to keep up with emerging sports science concepts and technology. Dr. Clark will present evolution of technology and performance healthcare designed to help prevent injuries, optimize performance, and enhance recovery.
Ed Feinberg, DC, DACBSP, ICCSP
Sideline Emergency Procedures
Dr. Ed Feinberg is a professor and chairman of the Chiropractic Procedures Panel at PCCW. Dr. Feinberg has taught sports chiropractic seminars on three continents, has written two book chapters and serves as faculty adviser liaison for the American Chiropractic Association Sports Council. He also is a member of the International Federation of Sports Chiropractic Education Commission and was named 2011 ACA Sports Council Chiropractor of the Year.
Attendee will learn what is necessary to be prepared for emergency maintenance of football injury. Learn where and how to obtain these skills and protocols in the evaluation of the head and neck trauma. Dr. Feinberg will advise when and how to remove a facemask of an injured athlete.
Dan McClure, DC, CCSP, CCEP
Chiropractic Evaluation and Treatments on the Sideline
Dr. Dan McClure combines a life-long love of athletics with his chosen profession for a natural specialization in chiropractic sports medicine. He is a former high school and college athlete who first became interested in chiropractic when it offered him great relief for a low back injury sustained during college football.
Following his graduation from Palmer College of Chiropractic he began volunteering as a team physician for local high school football, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, track, and baseball. The valuable experience gained in working with these athletes, plus completion of his C.C.S.P. degree, led to his selection for the interdisciplinary sports medicine team at the US Olympic Training Center in 1989. His USOC association continued through the 1990 Olympic Sports Festival and the 1991 Pan American Games.
Due to his successful treatment of divers’ wrist injuries at those USOC events, he was invited to join the Sports Medicine staff of US Diving in 1991. Since then, he has worked with elite divers at training camps, Indoor and Outdoor National Championships, Olympic Trials, and the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
Dr. McClure is a nationally and internationally renowned expert and lecturer on extremity injuries and manipulation. His extremity experience ranges over 25 years. Dr. McClure’s state of the art techniques are constantly being refined, so you will learn time proven techniques as well as cutting edge techniques in the process of development. This level of commitment and experience, along with his passion for excellence in applying chiropractic extremity techniques is what makes him the best in his field.
Dr. McClure will cover several of the most common injured areas during game time in athletes. This will include lecture of the mechanisms of injury and a detailed anatomy review of the injury complex. The bulk of the presentation will occur in a “Hands on” format including the evaluation of the injury complex and the specific Chiropractic correction of the joints involved. The how’s and when’s to adjusted on the field will be addressed. Also the Trainer/Physician treatment progression will be discussed. A detailed treatment plan including treatment time lines for each injury will be discussed as well as how and when to refer. Each injury will be broken down into an easy to understand presentation and the corrections will be in a logical progression. The attending DC’s and students will be able to utilize these techniques immediately on the field with great success.