Twin Cities Sports Medicine Conference


Thursday, October 4, 2018 to Friday, October 5, 2018


Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis Downtown

Twin Cities Sports Medicine Conference - Marathon Weekend: Sports Specialization & Overuse Injuries

Thursday evening pre-conference sessions (optional) and all day Friday interactive sessions provide health care professionals with the latest treatment updates for commonly diagnosed sports medicine issues, focusing on sports specialization and overuse injuries.



This conference is ideal for sports medicine physicians, primary care physicians, physiatrists, physical therapists, athletic trainers and other sports‐related healthcare professionals who take care of athletes.

Key Topics

  • Sports Specialization – Throwing, Running, and Spondy
  • Lower Extremity Overuse Injuries
  • Bone Stress Injuries
  • Controversial Issue Debates

Keynote Presenters

  • Lenny Macrina, MSPT, SCS, CSCS, Co-Founder and Director of Physical Therapy at Champion PT and Performance, Waltham, MA
  • Andrew Peterson, MD, MSPH, CAQSM, FAAP, Clinical Associate Professor in the University of Iowa Department of Pediatrics, Team Physician for University of Iowa Athletics and the Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine
  • Brian Wolf, MD, MS, Director of University of Iowa Sports Medicine, Head Team Physician for University of Iowa Athletics 

Hands-on Workshops

  • Evaluation of the Musicians
  • Upper Extremity Loading Progression: What Takes it From Good Rehab to Great
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • An Update on Biologics
  • Blood Flow Restriction

Pre-Conference Sessions

  • Session A: Basic Diagnostic and Interventional US of the Foot and Ankle
  • Session B: Elbow Rehab in Skeletally Mature and Immature Athletes

Educational Objectives

Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Promote the sports medicine team approach for the treatment and management of sports-related injuries.
  • Describe surgical indications for Achilles tendon ruptures and exertional compartment syndrome.
  • Explain bone stress injuries and return to play considerations.
  • Identify and discuss common sports specialization and overuse injuries.
  • Discuss surgical and non-surgical management of lower extremity overuse injuries.

Presented by

Program in Sports Medicine - Department of Family Medicine & Community Health, University of Minnesota


  • Peter S. Ames, PT, PhD, SCS
  • Michael Broton, MD
  • Jeffrey Macalena, MD
  • David E. Olson, MD, CAQ

Planning Committee Members:

  • Rob Himmerick, PT
  • Robert Johnson, MD
  • Jill Monson, PT, OC
  • Jamie Peters, MD, CAQSM, FAAFP
  • William Roberts, MD, MS
  • David Smith, MD
  • Fred Zappa III, ATC


Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physical Therapists

This course qualifies for Category 1 credits under Minnesota rule MN Rule 5601.2400, Subpart 1, A.

Certified Athletic Trainers

University of Minnesota - CME (BOC AP# P651) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 9.5 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.


Early Rate: On or before September 4, 2018

Physician: $225
Other Health Care professionals: $175
Resident/Fellow/Student: $50
Pre-Conference Fees - Concurrent Sessions, Thursday Evening, October 4, 6-8pm
Pre-Conference: MSK UltraSound (Physician, Other Health Care Professional): $50
Pre-Conference: MSK UltraSound (Resident/Fellow/Student): $25
Pre-Conference: Elbow Rehab (Physician, Other Health Care Professional): $50
Pre-Conference: Elbow Rehab (Resident/Fellow/Student): $25


Regular Rate: On or After September 5, 2018

Physician: $275
Other Health Care professionals: $225
Resident/Fellow/Student: $50
Pre-Conference Fees - Concurrent Sessions, Thursday Evening, October 4, 6-8pm
Pre-Conference: MSK UltraSound (Physician, Other Health Care Professional): $65
Pre-Conference: MSK UltraSound (Resident/Fellow/Student): $25
Pre-Conference: Elbow Rehab (Physician, Other Health Care Professional) $65
Pre-Conference: Elbow Rehab (Resident/Fellow/Student): $25


Discounts (Available for full day only)

Twin Cities Marathon Runner: $20

Group Discount: A minimum of 3 paid registrants: $20

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch and light refreshment breaks.

Printed course materials cannot be guaranteed for onsite/walk-in registrants. Access to online course materials is provided in advance of the activity to registered learners. To ensure you receive all course materials before the start of the activity, please register in advance.

Group Discount

At least 3 registrations from the same group must be submitted to receive a $20 discount per person. Register each person separately online and enter group discount code 3GRP18069 into the discount box during checkout. Or email the completed group registration form to NO refunds will be issued if a person from a group has to cancel or does not show up at the conference. Normal refund policy applies for complete group cancellations.


Special needs such as dietary restrictions, lactation room, etc. should be indicated in advance; requests cannot always be honored on site.

 How to Register 


Photo Release

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Overnight Accommodations

A block of sleeping rooms is available at the discounted rate of $146 single or double per night plus tax. This rate is available the day before and the day of the conference. Please make your reservations directly with the hotel. To make your reservation online, visit Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown. In order to make your reservations over the phone, please mention the group name ‘Twin Cities Sports Medicine Conference’ via phone 877-699-3216. Reservations will be accepted on space and rate availability.


Parking costs are not included in the registration fees. The Ramp is adjacent to the hotel. Parking fees apply. 


Acknowledgement of Support

We gratefully acknowledge the following organizations for their financial contributions to this activity:

  • AlterG
  • Amniox Medical, Inc.
  • Bioventus LLC
  • Bird and Cronin LLC
  • Center for Diagnostic Imaging
  • DePuy Synthes
  • DJO Global
  • Ferring Pharmaceuticals
  • Flexion Therapeutics
  • GE Healthcare
  • Histogenics
  • Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
  • NovaCare Rehabilitation
  • Orthofix
  • Salix Pharmaceuticals
  • Sanofi
  • Shriners Hospital for Children - Twin Cities
  • Stryker Sports Medicine
  • TenJet
  • University of Minnesota Sports Medicine
  • US Army Healthcare

(List current as of 9/28/18)