Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA

Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Co-Chair
Associate Clinical Director Champion Sports Medicine
Dr. Kevin E. Wilk has lead a distinguished career as a clinical physical therapist for the past 37 years, as a leading authority in rehabilitation of sports injuries and orthopedic lesions. He has been significant contributions to clinical research, laboratory research, biomechanical research and clinical outcome studies.

Kevin is currently Associate Clinical Director for Champion Sports Medicine (a Select Medical Facility) in Birmingham, AL. He is the Vice President of Clinical Research & Education for Select Medical. 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 MarquetteUniversity in Milwaukee, WI. Dr Wilk has been the rehabilitation consultant for many professional teams. Kevin has treated & rehabbed some of the biggest names in sports for over 30 years. 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.

Dr. Wilk has published over 190 journal articles, over 130 book chapters. In addition, Kevin has lectured at over 1200 professional and scientific meetings in the USA and internationally. Kevin is on the review boards of 7 journals. Dr. Wilk was inducted into the Sports Section Blackburn Hall of Fame. He was awarded the APTA Catherine Worthingham Fellowship – the highest honor given to an APTA member. Kevin has 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. Kevin was an Honored Professor at several Universities and has given Grand Rounds at numerous medical facilities and has lectured internationally. He has written 10 textbooks, The Athletes’ 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 Orthopeadics & Sports Medicine Rehabilitation & Physical Conditioning. Physical Therapy of the Shoulder.

Kevin has served as President of the Sports Section of the APTA from 6/2007 till 6/2010, 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 previously and has served on numerous committees for the APTA. In 2015, Kevin received a tremendous honor when the Sports Physical Therapy Section of the APTA named the traveling fellowship after him.

All Sessions by Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA

TimeProgramTopicFaculty
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Knee Sports
11:33 AM - 12:00 PM
(27 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: ACL Revision, Return To Play, Complications, & Multi-Ligament Cases Knee Sports
3:45 PM - 3:53 PM
(8 min)
Return To Play: Evidence-Based Criteria - How I Succeed With My Patients, Surgery Is Only 50% Of The Answer Knee Sports
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Knee Cartilage & Biologics
9:35 AM - 9:40 AM
(5 min)
Evolving Technique Update: Thanks Doc For Giving Me This Postop Cartilage Athlete: What I Do To Get Him Back On The Field Knee Cartilage & Biologics
11:01 AM - 11:01 AM
(0 min)
Mini-Panel: 43-Year-Old Rock Climber With Consistent Chronic Knee Pain With A Narrowed Medial Joint KL-2, No Malalignment & Obvious Bone Marrow Edema On MRI: Is It The Joint Or The Bone? How I Solve The Problem Knee Cartilage & Biologics
11:01 AM - 11:06 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Yes, Out of the Box: Internal Unloader Spring - The Future Is Almost Here! It's The Joint Knee Cartilage & Biologics
11:06 AM - 11:11 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Nope, It's The Bone! You Need Synthetic, Biocompatible Hyaluronic Acid-Based Bone Graft Substitute It Solves The Pain Problem Knee Cartilage & Biologics
11:11 AM - 11:16 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Wrong, I Have The Answer! It's The Joint: You Need A Polymer That Mimics Cartilage Characteristics - Say What! Knee Cartilage & Biologics
11:16 AM - 11:21 AM
(5 min)
Pro: This Is Like The Three Stooges…It's The Bone, But Use The Right Stuff: A Nanocrystalline, Highly Porous Injectable With Calcium Phosphate (CaP) - Don’t Be Fooled By The Imposters Knee Cartilage & Biologics
11:21 AM - 11:26 AM
(5 min)
Pro: OMG! PRP With An HA Gel Will Solve The Problem: Keep It Simple, The Body Knows How To Heal Knee Cartilage & Biologics
11:26 AM - 11:31 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Stop The Goop Injections: The Best Answer Is A Medial Unloader Brace & He Will Climb El Capitan In 1 Week Knee Cartilage & Biologics
Advanced Practice Provider
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
(15 min)
Feature Lecture: Physical Therapy Of The Knee: The Keys To The Kingdom & Success Advanced Practice Provider
10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
(20 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers Advanced Practice Provider
Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
7:15 AM - 7:20 AM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
3:45 PM - 3:45 PM
(0 min)
RETURN TO PLAY AFTER ACL SURGERY & MORE Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
3:55 PM - 4:05 PM
(10 min)
Rehab Of Complications After ACL Revisions Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
(15 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
Friday, September 23, 2022
Shoulder & Elbow Sports
9:45 AM - 9:50 AM
(5 min)
5 Pearls To Successfully Rehab The Surgically Fixed Anterior Dislocated Shoulder Shoulder & Elbow Sports
Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
7:10 AM - 7:15 AM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
(15 min)
Rehab For Multidirectional Instability Pre & Postoperative Issues Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
(15 min)
Shoulder To Elbow My Pearls On Overhead Athletes Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
(30 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
(0 min)
ROTATOR CUFF FROM A TO Z Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
5:05 PM - 5:30 PM
(25 min)
Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Optimizing Outcomes Following Rotator Cuff Repair and Total Shoulder Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
Saturday, September 24, 2022
Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
7:15 AM - 7:20 AM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
10:55 AM - 11:10 AM
(15 min)
Rehab & Return To Play After Ankle Surgery Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
(20 min)
Case Presentation With Questions & Answers: Foot & Ankle Injuries Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
(60 min)
Integrating New Technology To Help The Athlete Back On The Field: Force Assessment, Cameras & Wearables Orthopaedic Sports Rehab

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