Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 7 p.m.
Noble Auditorium, Greenwich Hospital
5 Perryridge Road, Greenwich, CT
ONS Sports Medicine Physician - Tim Greene, MD
ONS Sports Medicine Physician - Demetris Delos, MD
ONS Physical Therapist - Alicia Hirscht, DPT, SCS, CSCS
Owner/Director of Coaching Shoreline Soccer - Danny Simpson
ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education
6th Annual Medical Education Conference
Saturday, November 8, 2014, 8 AM to 1 PM
Noble Auditorium, Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich
Baseball and Throwing Sports Conditioning Workshop
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 6:30 PM registration, 8 PM -program
OGRCC, 90 Harding Road, Old Greenwich
Mini-Med School at Greenwich Hospital- Let’s talk about Joints: Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD); Causes, symptoms and treatments
Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 6:30 PM
Greenwich Hospital, Noble Conference Center
Ski and Snowboard Injury Prevention Seminar
Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 6:30 PM
North Castle Public Library, Armonk, NY
Orthopedic surgeons Dr. Steven Hindman and Dr. Tim Greene, physical therapist Chalon Lefebvre, PT of the ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education in Greenwich, and ski and snowboard experts from Hickory and Tweed in Armonk will present a free seminar on ski and snowboard injury prevention. Winter sports lovers of all ages and levels of experience are invited to attend “Ski Conditioning and Injury Prevention” to learn about the causes- and ways to prevent- common skiing injuries. The seminar will include tips for safe skiing and demonstrations of conditioning and strengthening exercises to prepare your body for skiing and snowboarding. Information on treatments for injuries such as a ruptured ACL and skier’s thumb will be discussed, including surgical and non-surgical approaches. Equipment experts from the outdoor ski and cycle shop Hickory and Tweed will talk about the importance of equipment fit and maintenance and will show the latest innovations in skis, boots and snowboards.The free seminar is open to the public and will take place at the library, located at 19 Whippoorwill Road East. Check in and refreshments will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the program will start promptly at 7 p.m. Registration is requested. To register, call 203-869-3131.
ONS Foundation Conference for Medical Professionals
"Replacement Parts" Innovations in Joint Replacement
Saturday, November 3, 2012
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Greenwich Hospital, Noble Confernce Center
A one-day professional conference focused on the latest advances in joint replacement. Learn about the most cutting edge surgeries that are being performed to restore mobility in the aging population. From shoulders to ankles and many other joints in between, surgeons are making it possible for people to stay active longer through joint replacement surgery.
Medical professionals who attend are eligible for continuing medical education credit. Information and conference details will be posted by September 15.
The “Impact” of Sports
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 7:30 PM
Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
The Bruce Museum will host an informative program on injury prevention by a panel of medical experts speaking on concussion and upper and lower extremity injuries in high school and college athletics. Panelists to include orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Tim Greene, primary care sports medicine physician Dr. Gloria Cohen, and neurosurgeon Dr. Scott Simon from the ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education in Greenwich, CT. The program is free, but advance reservations are suggested by calling the Bruce Museum at 203-869-0376.
Play it safe! Avoid Golf- and Tennis-related Injuries in Women and Girls
Thursday, June 14, 2012, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Katie Vadasdi, MD
Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Road, Greenwich, CT
Women and girls have unique risks for sports injuries due to bio-mechanical and hormonal factors. Learn about potential injuries to shoulder, elbows and knees related to summer golf and tennis activities that are most commonly seen by doctors. Injury prevention strategies through proper sports-specific conditioning and strengthening will be the main focus of the talk.
Dr. Katie Vadasdi specializes in adolescent and adult sports medicine and is fellowship-trained in the shoulder and elbow. A graduate of Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School, Dr. Vadasdi performed a residency at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York and did her fellowship training in shoulder, elbow and sports medicine at Columbia University Medical Center.
Dr. Vadasdi is an accomplished triathlete, having completed Ironman competitions in 2007 and 2009, and she is an alpine climber having ascended Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Rainier and the Grand Tetons, among others.
April 24, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 6 p.m.)
Golf Injury Prevention
Orthopedic surgeon James Cunningham, MD, physical therapist Laura Liebesman, PT
ONS, 6 Greenwich Office Park, Valley Drive, Greenwich
The ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education will offer a golf injury prevention seminar to help players of all levels avoid common injuries so they can enjoy their sport to the fullest. The program will offer practical tips on how to stay in the game- and out of the doctor’s office and will feature presentations by orthopedic surgeon James Cunningham, MD; Physical Therapist Laura Liebesman; as well as Head PGA Professional Mike Summa of the Stanwich Club. The speakers will discuss the most common injuries to the back, shoulders, elbows and knees, offer tips for staying injury free, information on the best techniques to treat common injuries and suggest goals for pre-golf physical conditioning to optimize strength and flexibility. Mr. Summa will focus on the importance of proper equipment and good technique. This Seminar is free. Refreshments will be served. Registration is required. Call 203-869-3131 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Tuesday, March 28, 2012, 7 pm - Youth Baseball and Throwing Injuries
Orthopedic surgeon Paul Sethi, MD and Alicia Hirscht, PT, DPT
Eastern Middle School, 51 Hendrie Avenue, Riverside
Participation in baseball and other team sports has countless benefits for kids beyond being good exercise. Good self esteem, stronger communication skills, learning how to cooperate and contribute to a team are a few. Along with the positives however, are risks for sports injuries that can take the fun out of the game. The ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education will present a free program designed to raise awareness of the potential for injuries from “throwing sports” and offer tips for keeping kids on the playing fields and out of the doctor’s office. The program is being co-sponsored by the OGRCC (Old Greenwich-Riverside Community Center), and will take place at Eastern Middle School, 51 Hendrie Avenue in Riverside, CT. Admission is free but reservations are required. To register for Preventing Throwing Injuries, call 637-3659 or 869-3131, or email email@example.com.
November 1, 2011, 6 p.m. – Brain and Spine Injury Prevention for Seniors
For people over age 65, a fall poses a high risk for traumatic brain or spinal cord injury. In fact, falls are the leading cause of brain injury in the elderly, often leading to hospitalization, loss of independence and life-threatening conditions. Neurosurgeon Dr. Scott Simon will talk about how to avoid accidents like tripping or slipping that can lead to a life-changing injury. He will discuss the most common causes of injuries in and out of the home, highlight what should be done to reduce the risk for injuries,and explain when a simple fall should be taken more seriously. The talk will take place in the Noble Conference Room at Greenwich Hospital. Admission is FREE. To register, call 203-863-4277 or 888-305-9253.
September 27, 2011, 6:30 p.m. registration, 7 p.m. program. Running Right!- Injury Prevention for Runners
An information-packed seminar on all things running-related including the biomechanics of a runner, injuries in runners and injury prevention. Learn how to recognize and avoid the most common injuries associated with running from non-operative sports medicine physician and runner Dr. Gloria Cohen. Physical therapist Abigail Ramsey will discuss stretching and strengthening conditioning for runners, safe training methods, physical therapy injury treatments and returning to running after an injury. Presenters will also include running specialist Chris Goslin from Greenwich Running Co. The free seminar will take place at ONS, building #6 in Greenwich Office Park, at 10 Valley Drive. Registration is required. Call 203-869-3131 for more information or to register for Running Right!
September 20, 2011, 6:30 p.m. - Parenting a Healthy Dancer
A workshop for parents at The Ballet Schoolof Stamford will feature non-operative Sports Medicine Physician Dr. Gloria Cohen, Dance Physical Therapist Samara DiMattia MSPT and Psychotherapist Becca Gaines, MS PC in an open forum for parents on how to keep young dancers healthy in mind and body. The FREE workshop, which is presented at The Ballet School of Stamford at 175 Atlantic Street in Stamford, is presented in partnership with the ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education. The FREE workshop is open to the public. Registration is requested. For information or to register, send an email to info@Balletschoolofstamford.org, or call 203-358-8853.
ONS Foundation For Clinical Research and Education
6 Greenwich Office Park
Greenwich, CT 06831