A: They’ve all worked with Kevin Wilk when rehabbing from an injury.
Stay tuned for Dr. Wilk’s upcoming FREE webinar: “Recent Advances in Shoulder Rehabilitation Protocols.”
In this FREE webinar for MeyerPT customers, Dr. Wilk will discuss:
- Key Shoulder Rehabilitation Principles
- Normalizing Shoulder Mobility
- Functional Scapular Base
- Neuromuscular Control and Dynamic Stability
- Multi-Phased Rehabilitation Program
Don’t miss this webinar!
For more info, contact your Account Manager.
Upcoming hands-on Kevin Wilk Courses for 2019
TREATMENT OF THE SHOULDER AND KNEE:
What They Don’t Teach You In School – New Edition
Instructional Level: Intermediate, with lecture and lab both days
CE: Shoulder and Knee – ProCert approved for 17 CCUs, NYSED board approved for 15 CEs
Shoulder or Knee – ProCert approved for 8.5 CCUs, NYSED for 7.5 CEs
Course Description: This course addresses one of the most critical opportunities that you face as a clinician. According to information from the National Center for Health Statistics, each year more than 12 million visits are made to physician offices for knee problems and more than 7.5 million for shoulder problems of which 4.1 million were for rotator cuff problems. In 2015, approximately $5 billion was spent on 250,000 ACL injuries alone.
This Shoulder and Knee course is designed to present the most recent and relevant, state of the art information for the treatment of the most unusual and challenging problems of the shoulder and knee joint, things you must know to offer complete, comprehensive treatment options for you patients. The course provides an evidence-based approach to treatment discussing the latest research and more than 600 actual case studies delivered through lecture, demonstration videos, hands-on laboratory sessions, and open discussions. Attendees will have the opportunity to master new and effective evaluation and treatment techniques and implement them immediately into your practice as you learn from the best.
Course Requirements: Lab clothing: tank top or halter top to expose the shoulder, and shorts to expose the knee. Bring a mat (or blanket), a pillow and a large towel for lab table. Also bring a sense of humor – and your brain for some new concepts and thoughts!
- SEATTLE, WA: SEPTEMBER 27 – 28, 2019
- HOUSTON, TX: OCTOBER 11 – 12, 2019
- MINNEAPOLIS, MN: OCTOBER 25 – 26, 2019
- ATLANTA, GA: NOVEMBER 1 – 2, 2019
- WILLIAMSBURG, VA: NOVEMBER 8 – 9, 2019
- SAN DIEGO, CA: DECEMBER 13 – 14, 2019
* For MeyerPT discounts on 2019 Courses, please email Dr. John Pecora: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Kevin Wilk has performed post-op and preventative rehabilitation on some great athletes through his career, including: Michael Jordan, Bo Jackson, Charles Barkley, Derek Jeter, Drew Brees, HHH (Triple H), John Cena, Scottie Pippen, Tom Watson, Roger Clemens, Mariano Rivera, John Smoltz, Eli Manning, to name just a few.
He has been a physical therapist, researcher and educator for over 30 years. Dr. Wilk is currently Associate Clinical Director for Champion Sports Medicine (a Physiotherapy Facility) in Birmingham, AL. In addition, he is the Director of Rehabilitative Research at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham and is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Physical Therapy Program at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. Dr. Wilk is also the Rehabilitation Consultant for the Tampa Bay Rays’ Baseball Team, and has worked with the Rays for 16 years. He has worked with professional baseball for 26 years, and with the Rays since the organization started. Dr Wilk received his physical therapy from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, IL, and his DPT from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of HealthCare Professions in Boston, MA.
Kevin Wilk has led a distinguished career as a clinical physical therapist for the past 31 years, as a leading authority in rehabilitation of sports injuries and orthopaedic lesions. He has made significant contributions to laboratory research, biomechanical research and clinical outcome studies.
Dr. Wilk has published over 165 journal articles and over 105 book chapters, and he has lectured at over 750 professional and scientific meetings. He is on the review boards of nine journals.
Dr. Wilk has also received numerous professional awards: In 2012, was inducted into the Sports Section Blackburn Hall of Fame. Later that same year he was awarded the APTA Catherine Worthingham Fellowship – the highest honor given to an APTA member. In 2004, he received the prestigious Ron Peyton Award for career achievement from the Sports Physical Therapy Section of the APTA. He has received the James Andrews Award for achievement in the area of Baseball science. Dr. Wilk is an Honored Professor at several universities and has given Grand Rounds at numerous medical facilities and lectured internationally.
Dr. Wilk has edited eight textbooks: The Athlete’s Shoulder(2nd Edition), Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete(3rd Ed.), Injuries in Baseball, Sports Medicine of Baseball, Orthopaedic Rehabilitation(2nd Ed.) Handbook of Orthopaedic Rehabilitation(2nd Ed.), and The Orthopaedic Toolbox(2nd Ed.), The Use of Aquatic in Orthopaedics, and Sports Medicine Rehabilitation & Physical Conditioning.
Dr. Wilk has served as President of the Sports Section of the APTA (2007-2010), and has served as Vice-President, Education Program Chairman and Editor of the Home Study Course for the Sports Physical Therapy Section of the APTA for 7 years. He has also served on numerous committees for the APTA. He was the first non-physician named to a committee for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM).
Dr. Wilk is a clinician, researcher, and educator and is generally regarded as one of the leading sports physical therapists experts in the evaluation and treatment of shoulder, knee, and elbow joint injuries. He is active daily with patient care, research and educational activities. His seminars are extremely well attended and receive excellent reviews based on scientific evidence, clinical experience, innovative approaches, and his interactive and fun approach to seminars. He is continuously updating his seminars to meet the demands of the ever-changing health care environment.
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