Low Back Pain in Athletes – Lessons within this Course:
Welcome Message: Alexander Vaccaro, MD, PhD, MBA, President, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute
Lesson 1: Low Back Pain in Athletes
Faculty Member: Joseph Lee, MD
Dr. Lee is an ABOS board-certified fellowship-trained spine surgeon. He graduated from the Program of Liberal Medical Education from Brown University Medical School. He performed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Columbia University in New York, NY and followed with a fellowship in Spine Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL.
Lesson 2: Classifying and Rehabbing Low Back Pain in Athletes
Faculty Member: Thomas Barcia, PT, DPT, ATC/L
Thomas Barcia earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy and Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT. Tom’s clinical experience includes orthopedics, chronic pain management, sports rehabilitation, acute rehabilitation, and neurological rehabilitation. Tom had the opportunity to train with a manual fellow during his orthopedic rotation, which allowed him to further enhance his manual therapy skills and techniques.