Charles A. Thigpen, PT, PhD, ATC

Charles A. Thigpen, PT, PhD, ATC
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Co-Chair
Vice President of Care Delivery, ATI Physical Therapy
Center for Effectiveness in Orthopedic Research, Arnold School of Public Health
Dr. Thigpen is Vice President for Care Delivery for ATI Physical Therapy leading the development, implementation, and quality improvement across the ATI platform to prevent and treat of musculoskeletal disorders. Dr. Thigpen holds adjunct appointments with Duke University Department of Orthopaedics, Division of Physical Therapy, University of South Carolina Department of Physical Therapy, and Clemson University Bioengineering. Chuck completed his PhD in Human Movement Science from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 2006.

All Sessions by Charles A. Thigpen, PT, PhD, ATC

Saturday, December 11, 2021
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
7:00 AM - 7:05 AM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
(0 min)
4:15 PM - 4:15 PM
(0 min)
4:15 PM - 5:05 PM
(50 min)
Case-Based Demonstration 1: Return To Sport Criteria For Upper Extremity Sports Special Considerations For The Throwing Athlete Special Considerations For The Instability Athlete Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
5:05 PM - 5:55 PM
(50 min)
Case-Based Demonstration 2: Return To Sport Criteria For Lower Extremity Sports Special Considerations For The Athlete's Injured Hip Special Considerations For The Athlete's Reconstructed ACL Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
7:05 AM - 7:09 AM
(4 min)
Welcome & Introduction Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
10:10 AM - 10:10 AM
(0 min)
Debate: The 47-Year-Old CEO & Recreational Basketball Player During His Lunch Break Hears The Dreaded Pop In The Back Of His Heel & Goes Down Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
10:10 AM - 10:15 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Nonoperative Works! Let Me Explain, Get Out Of My Way Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
10:15 AM - 10:20 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Don't Be Silly, Fix The Achilles & Move On Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
10:59 AM - 11:06 AM
(7 min)
The New Age Digital Rehabilitation Program: Telehealth Following Total Knee - Does It Work? Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
11:35 AM - 12:00 PM
(25 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: The Middle-Aged Athlete: Chronic Achilles Tear, Rehab Programs To Avoid Complications In Hip, Knee, Uni, Shoulder Arthroplasty Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
2:50 PM - 2:50 PM
(0 min)
Panel: 65-Year-Old Postal Worker Falls On Ice, Needs To Return Back To Work, Now Has Pain & Limited Motion Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
2:50 PM - 2:57 PM
(7 min)
Pro: Fast Or Slow: I Can Solve The Puzzle For Postop Rotator Cuff Rehabilitation Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
2:57 PM - 3:04 PM
(7 min)
Pro: Pain & Stiffness Following Rotator Cuff Repair: I Know What To Do Now Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
3:04 PM - 3:11 PM
(7 min)
Pro: The Shoulder Is Frozen: I Know The Remedy - Listen Up! Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
3:11 PM - 3:35 PM
(24 min)
Clinical Case Presentations with Questions & Answers: Complications & Complicated Rotator Cuff Repairs: Rehab For The Revision Rotator Cuff, Smokers, Diabetics & The Massive Rotator Cuff Tears & Superior Capsular Reconstruction, Guidelines For Return To Work & Overhead Activities Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Monday, December 13, 2021
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
6:55 AM - 7:00 AM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
4:33 PM - 4:33 PM
(0 min)
Debate: 21-Year-Old D1 Soccer Player Wants To Sign With The Pros, Seeks Out The Best Exercises To Recover Following ACLR Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
4:33 PM - 4:38 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Open Kinetic Chain Exercises Brings The Athlete Back To Perform At The Highest Level Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
4:38 PM - 4:43 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Wrong Dude! Closed Kinetic Chain Exercises Win The Day Every Day Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
4:43 PM - 4:45 PM
(2 min)
Rebuttal Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
5:57 PM - 6:00 PM
(3 min)
Wrap Up & Summary: What I Have Learned Over The Last 3 Days Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

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