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ATI Hosts Inaugural National Sports Medicine Summit

Prominent physicians in the field of orthopedic sports medicine were the featured speakers at the Inaugural ATI National Sports Medicine Summit August 11-12 at the Oak Brook Hills Marriott Resort, 3500 Midwest Road in Oak Brook.

Organized by ATI Physical Therapy, the Summit featured plenary sessions and instructional courses on the latest techniques and research regarding the athletic patient. Over 200 guests participated in sessions on a variety of topics including hip arthroscopy, rotator cuff tears, shoulder rehabilitation, concussion management, tennis elbow, ACL reconstruction, knee dysfunction, and SLAP lesions.

 “As the premier provider of physical therapy, ATI Physical Therapy is committed to providing the best education program for physical therapists,” said Brent Mack, Chief Clinical Operations Officer, ATI Physical Therapy. “Armed with the knowledge gained at the ATI National Sports Medicine Summit our staff will continue to provide the highest-quality of patient care.”

Featured speakers included: Dr. Benjamin Domb and Dr. Giridhar Burra of Hinsdale Orthopaedics; Dr. Peter Sallay, Methodist Sports Medicine/The Orthopedic Specialists; Dr. Amir Moinfar, Baltimore Washington Medical Center; and Dr. Nikhil Verma, Dr. Jeffrey Mjaanes, Dr. John Fernandez, and Dr. Brian Forsythe from Midwest Orthopaedics at RUSH.

Clinicians and therapists from six states attended this year’s event. ATI is planning to open up the 2013 Summit to a national audience.

“We intend for this inaugural event to be the first of many great sports medicine summits,” said Mack. “We are setting the bar for the industry and creating an educational conference that will be the consummate educational event for physical therapists across the country.”

ATI Physical Therapy is a nationally recognized orthopedic rehabilitation provider, specializing in physical therapy, sports medicine, work conditioning/hardening, functional capacity assessments, aquatic health, hand therapy, and women’s health. Founded in 1996, ATI began with one clinic in Willowbrook, IL and has grown to over 170 clinics in six states (Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania). ATI’s aggressive whole body approach toward rehabilitation and innovative research-based programs are known for exceptional results. For more information, visit www.ATIpt.com.