Fontainebleau Hotel | Las Vegas

September 13-18, 2024

Karin Gravare Silbernagel, PT, ATC, PhD, FAPTA
Professor & Associate Chair | Department of Physical Therapy
Director | Center for Human Research Coordination
University of Delaware
University of Delaware
Karin Grävare Silbernagel is a Professor, Associate Chair at the Department of Physical Therapy at University of Delaware. Dr. Silbernagel received her bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy (1990) from Boston University, Advanced MSc in Physical Therapy (2001) and PhD in Orthopaedics (2006) from University of Gothenburg, Sweden. She was a postdoctoral researcher at University of Delaware, Department of Mechanical Engineering, funded by the Swedish Research Council. Dr. Silbernagel’s expertise is in orthopaedics and musculoskeletal injury with a focus on the lower extremity. She has been a physical therapist for 30+ years and her PhD in Orthopaedics was on the topic of Achilles tendinopathy. Her work has been directly integrated into clinical guidelines for treatment of patients with tendon injuries. She has presented her research at numerous conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals (100+ published articles to date). As the principal investigator of the Delaware Tendon Research Group and the Delaware ACL Research Group at the University of Delaware her research spans from the basic science to clinical intervention. Her research aims to advance understanding of tendon and ligament injuries and repair/reconstruction so that tailored treatments can be developed in individuals across the life span from sedentary to elite athletes. Her research is funded by the National Institute of Health, Foundation for Physical Therapy, Swedish Research Council for Sport Science, and Swedish Research Council.

All Sessions by Karin Gravare Silbernagel, PT, ATC, PhD, FAPTA

TimeProgramTopicFaculty
Saturday, September 14, 2024
Orthopaedic Rehab
7:13 AM - 7:21 AM
(8 min)
Ultrasound & Tendon Rehab: Is It Hype? Does It Help? Let Me Show You The Evidence Orthopaedic Rehab
7:29 AM - 7:37 AM
(8 min)
Tendon Ruptures In Football & Gymnastics: Is There A Difference Between Other Sports? Orthopaedic Rehab
8:27 AM - 9:00 AM
(33 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers & Audience Participation: Tendinopathy & Soft Tissue Injuries - Audience Submit Your Cases Orthopaedic Rehab
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
(30 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers & Audience Participation: Complex Meniscus, Cartilage & Patellofemoral Cases - Audience Submit Your Cases Orthopaedic Rehab
Sunday, September 15, 2024
Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
8:09 AM - 8:09 AM
(0 min)
Debate: 19-Year-Old Collegiate D1 Soccer Play With Season Ending ACL Tear Comes In Your Office For A Second Opinion & Wants To Know Which Graft Is Superior Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
8:09 AM - 8:15 AM
(6 min)
Pro: Quad Tendon Autograft Is Just A Fad: Patella Tendon Autograft Is Tried & True - The Only Option Orthopaedic Sports Rehab
8:15 AM - 8:21 AM
(6 min)
Pro: You're So Old School: The Quad Tendon Is Where It's At - Get With The Times Orthopaedic Sports Rehab

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