Wilk PTI Online: UCL Injuries in Athletes - Treatment Options & Rehabilitation (Part 2)

Wilk PTI Online: UCL Injuries in Athletes - Treatment Options & Rehabilitation (Part 2)

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1 hour

Presented by: Kevin Wilk

UCL Repair and Rehabilitation

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Elbow injuries in athletes are common. For example, they account for 22% of all injuries in baseball players.  Ulnar collateral ligament injuries can be either traumatic or result from repetitive overhead stresses. This presentation is part two of a two-part series and will cover the following:

  • Differences between surgical repair and surgical reconstruction of the UCL
  • Cutting-edge UCL repair techniques
  • Rehabilitation guidelines for patients following UCL repair


Run Time: 1 hour

Instructional Level: Physical Therapists, PTA's, Students, Athletic Trainers

Prerequisites: None

Requirements: Personal Computer, Tablet, or Smartphone with access to Broadband Internet (<1.4 mbps)

Examination: 3-question test. Passing grade of 70% or higher required for certificate

Course Evaluation: Yes

Certificate of Completion: Yes

Workbook/Handout: Yes

Course Approvals/Certifications: 


Presentation Agenda

30 min UCL surgical repair techniques Jeff Dugas
20 min Rehabilitation guidelines for patients following UCL repair  Kevin Wilk
5 min Questions Kevin Wilk

Course Evaluation

Certificate of Completion

Learning Goals

Upon successful completion of this webinar, the participants will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast patient outcomes for UCL repair and UCL reconstruction
  • Summarize current surgical techniques for UCL repair
  • Develop a rehabilitation protocol for overhead throwing patients recovering from UCL repair surgery
Behavioral Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to:

1. Describe 3 advantages of a UCL repair with augmentation vs. A reconstruction for the athlete with a UCL injury.

2. Demonstrate 4 isotonic exercises that are included in the Advanced Throwers Ten Program for the overhead, throwing athlete.

3. Integrate 3 manual rhythmic stabilization techniques for improving strength and stability in the athlete with a UCL repair.

4. Explain the role/importance of hip and core exercises in the rehabilitation of an overhead, throwing athlete.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Instructor(s) Kevin Wilk
Platform Webcast Online

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