presented by David Piskulic
Financial— David Piskulic receives compensation from MedBridge for the production of this course. There are no other relevant financial relationships. Nonfinancial— No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
David Piskulic, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC
David Piskulic, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, is a Pediatric Physical Therapist for St. Louis Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, MO. He received his BS in Exercise Science and Athletic Training at Truman State University in Kirksville, MO and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. He is an NATA board-certified…Read full bio
1. Pediatric and Young Athlete Anatomy
This chapter will cover differences in anatomy of pediatric and young adults with implications towards injury. These are important aspects to consider as pediatric injuries will present differently compared to skeletally mature adults.
2. Common Knee Injuries in the Pediatric Athlete
This chapter will discuss common injuries that occur in pediatric and young adult populations.
3. Surgical Interventions in Pediatric Athletes
This chapter will discuss surgical interventions commonly used in pediatric populations. These techniques will vary based on skeletal maturity and growth plate disruption. As a result, various considerations are required by the clinician in treating these patients post-operatively.