2017 Stand Alone Meeting

The American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine is pleased to announce that it will be teaming up with the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association (IPMA) for The Best Sports Medicine Foot & Ankle Meeting in the World: Experts on Surgery, Patho-mechanics and Rehabilitation of Athletes!

September 14-16, 2017 - Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel

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Chicago, IL

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Featured Speaker

Dr Robert Anderson will be one of the featured speakers at the upcoming AAPSM 2017 annual meeting in Chicago, The Best Lower Extremity Sports Medicine Meeting in the World on September 14-16th at the Loews O'Hare. Dr Anderson works in Charlotte at OrthoCarolina. He is a past president of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society and a founding member of the Foot and Ankle Institute at OrthoCarolina. Dr Anderson serves at the team Physician for the NFL's Carolina Panthers and is the preferred Foot and Ankle specialist for many of the top professional athletes in the United States and he has performed surgery on some of the best athletes in the world including Derek Jeter, Steph Curry and Cam Newton. Dr Anderson has published important research in the sports medicine field including an excellent article outlining the return to play for NFL players after surgery for Jones fractures. Dr Anderson will lecture on that topic as well as Achilles tendon injuries, in which he has also published literature in peer review journals. Please consider joining the AAPSM in conjunction with the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association to hear Dr Anderson along with many other world renowned sports medicine specialists. 

If you would like to learn more about Dr Anderson, click here.


Tentative AAPSM Meeting Schedule

Thursday - September 14, 2017 - PLEASE NOTE ALL WORKSHOPS ARE LIMITED TO THE FIRST 30 that sign up
Time Workshop Titles: Presenter
12:00-1:00 Lunch- Toenail Onychomycosis & Diabetes: A Population of Significance. This lecture series is sponsored by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC. Limited to first 100 to sign up Presenter - TBD
1:00-1:30 PM Proper Mechanics of Golf Marlene Reid, DPM
1:30-2:30PM Shockwave Therapy, it’s not just for heel pain – what are the protocols and other uses Drs Ludger Gerdesmeyer & Amol Saxena
1:30-2:30 PM Proper Running Form – Learn how to teach and understand proper running form Mark Cucuzzella, MD
1:30-2:30 PM How to diagnose and treat the Core and its importance to foot and ankle injuries Annemarie Fullem, PT
1:30-2:30 PM Bring your difficult heal pain cases to discuss – registrants will be encouraged to send in a 4-5 slide PowerPoint for discussion John Grady, DPM
2:30-3:30 PM Taping Workshop – Learn how to work with Kinesio Tape and the best techniques Lisa Schoene, DPM
2:30-3:30PM Diagnostic US - US Guided injections Michael Chin, DPM
2:30-3:30 PM Exam of the hip and knee Drs Ludger Gerdesmeyer & Joe D’Silva
2:30-3:30 PM Maneuvers of Foot, Ankle & Leg Rich Bouche, DPM
3:30-4:00 PM Break – visit the exhibitors  
4:00-5:00 PM Bike Fit Drs Matt Werd & Clint Laird
4:00-5:00 PM Orthotic Workshop - Match the right device to the right injury and sport Larry Huppin, DPM
4:00-5:00 PM Shockwave Therapy, it’s not just for heel pain – what are the protocols and other uses Drs Ludger Gerdesmeyer & Amol Saxena
4:00-5:00 PM How to build a sports med practice and other pearls from an expert Rob Conenello, DPM
5:00-6:00 PM Maneuvers of Foot, Ankle & Leg Rich Bouche, DPM
5:00-6:00 PM Bring your difficult heal pain cases to discuss - registrants will be encouraged to send in a 4-5 slide PowerPoint for discussion John Grady, DPM
5:00-6:00 PM Proper Running Form - Learn how to teach and understand proper running form Mark Cucuzzella, MD
5:00-6:00 PM Taping Workshop – Learn how to work with Kinesio Tape and the best techniques Lisa Schoene, DPM
6:00-6:30 PM Proper Mechanics of Golf Marlene Reed, DPM
6:30-8:30 PM Member Welcome Reception Ice Bar– Welcome to all AAPSM members
Friday - September 15, 2017
7:00-8:00 AM Shoe Fitting- morning run or walk/Continental Breakfast Exhibit Hall
8:00-9:00 Hallux Limitus in the Athlete John Grady, DPM
9:00-9:30 The Midfoot sprain that loses a season Maggie Fournier, DPM
9:30-10:00 Biologics and Sports Injuries Michael Chin, DPM
10:00-10:30 Break in the Exhibit room  
10:30-11:30 Current Evidence and best use of ESWT Ludger Gerdesmeyer, MD
11:30-12:30 PM Panel Discussion: Ankle Sprains Dr.s Bouche, Grady, Anderson
When to scope and rope Moderator: Amol Saxena, DPM
12:30 - 1:30 Awards lunch
Speaker: Carey Pinkowski John Pagliano Golden Foot Award: Dathan Ritzenhein
Chicago Marathon Director
1:30 -2:10 Jones Fractures in Athletes Robert Anderson, MD
2:10-2:40 Talar OCD's - when to pick or pack Amol Saxena, DPM
2:40-3:30 Achilles ruptures in athletes Robert Anderson, MD
3:30-4:00 Break in the Exhibit room
4:00-4:45 Biomechanics in the adolescent athlete Louis DeCaro, DPM
4:45-5:30 The healthcare time bomb: why exercise is so important to adolescent females and minorities Cynthia Labella, MD
5:30-6:30 Panel : My worst sports medicine cases Moderator: Maggie Fournier, DPM
Dr.s Saxena, Anderson, Grady
Saturday - September 16, 2017
7:00-8:00 AM Shoe Fitting/Continental Breakfast Exhibit Hall
8:00-8:30 Marrying a practical and scientific approach to running injuries Golden Harper
8:30-9:15 Gait Exam - What is important Reed Ferber, PhD
9:15-10:00 The Role of the Podiatrist in Treating the Alpine Skier Larry Huppin, DPM
10:00-10:30 Break in the Exhibit area
10:30-11:15 Orthotic Therapy - What's new? Reed Ferber, PhD
11:15-12:15 Sick Sesamoid(s):  What to do? Rich Bouche, DPM
12:15-1:15 PM Lunch
1:15-2:00 Radiology Talk? - MRI Presenter - TBD
2:00-2:45 Dance Injuries Lou Galli, DPM
2:45-3:30 Panel Discussion: Equinus in the Athlete Moderator: Brian Fullem, DPM
Does it matter? Dr.s Bouche, Grady, Saxena
3:30-4:00 Break in the Exhibit area
4:00-5:00 Running Shoe Panel Moderator: Paul Langer, DPM
Panel: Harper, Ferber, Other Shoe companies


* Times, speakers, topics subject to change


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