Join Carl Lewis and Dr. James Andrews, orthopedic surgeon and injury consultant to a roster of clients, including Adrian Peterson, RGIII and Drew Brees, as they discuss the rising trends of sports injuries in our youth.
“The No. 1 risk factor is year-round playing of a sport. It starts with minor injuries, and by the time they are in high school, it turns up as a serious injury.”
During this 1-hour broadcast, we’ll cover :
- the trends – what types of injuries are most prevalent?
- the risk of specializing in a sport too soon – when is the right time?
- rest and recovery recommendations
Date: June 14, 2017
Time: 6:45 PM CST
Seats are limited, so register now for this for the webinar at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/0fbc12246f7b578734538d7d4481ef37.
About Dr. Andrews:
Dr. James R. Andrews is one of the founding members of Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Alabama. He is also co- founder of the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) a non-profit institute dedicated to injury prevention, education and research in orthopaedic and sports medicine. Doctor Andrews continues to serve as Chairman of the Board and Medical Director of ASMI. Doctor Andrews is also a founding partner and Medical Director of the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida. He is President and Chairman of the Board of the Andrews Research and Education Foundation also dedicated to prevention, education and research at the Andrews Institute. He has mentored more than 314 orthopaedic/sports medicine Fellows and more than 84 primary care sports medicine Fellows who have trained under him through these Sports Medicine Fellowship Programs.