January 23, 2017

Media representatives are asked to call the Media Relations Department at 614-293-3737 for arrangements to cover this event.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center will host a meeting and practicum focusing on the treatment of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries on Wednesday (1/25) from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Jameson Crane Sports Medicine Institute located at 2835 Fred Taylor Drive.

Presented by OSU Sports Medicine, the meeting will highlight injury prevention and screening, evidence-based surgical and conservative interventions for ACL injuries and progression from acute injury management through return to sport. 

Dr. Lyle Micheli will be the keynote speaker, and is a clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at Harvard Medical School. He co-chaired the International Olympic Committee consensus on the health and fitness of young people through physical activity and sport.

Other speakers include:
  • James Borchers, MD
  • Stephanie DiStasi, PhD, PT
  • Kate Glaws, PT
  • Josh Hoffman
  • Christopher Kaeding, MD
  • Caroline Lewis, PT, AT
  • Robert Magnussen, MD
  • Kristy Pottkotter, PT
  • Laura Schmitt, PhD, PT

To register, visit https://go.osu.edu/acl2017.  


Media Contact: Alexis Shaw, OSU Wexner Medical Center Public Affairs and Media Relations,  614-293-3737, Alexis.Shaw2@osumc.edu 


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