Pain

AAP 2018

Myofascial Pain in the Athlete from Foam Rollers to Trigger Points

Saturday, February 17
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Room: Regency V

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Daniel Cushman

Assistant Professor
University of Utah

Dan Cushman, M.D., is an assistant professor in the division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Utah. Clinically, he specializes in the care of musculoskeletal injuries in both athletes & non-athletes, musculoskeletal ultrasound, electrodiagnostics, and endurance sports-specific injuries with a particular interest in runners, cyclists, swimmers, and triathletes. He serves as the head team physician for the University of Utah Track & Field and Cross-Country teams, as well as the University of Utah's Swimming and Diving teams. Dr. Cushman’s research interests include sports epidemiology, patient safety, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and myofascial treatments in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Chicago, IL at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, where he served as chief resident, then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Utah. Outside of work, he is active in endurance sports with his wife and has 3 young children.

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Chi-Tsai Tang

Assistant Professor
Washington University

Dr. Chi-Tsai Tang is an assitant professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, and Medical Acupuncture, and also has an added certification in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. Dr. Tang received his undergraduate degree from Duke University where he majored in biomedical engineering, and his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Michigan, and a subsequent year of fellowship training in PM&R sports medicine at Washington University. As a second language, Dr. Tang is also fluent in Mandarin Chinese. Dr. Tang evaluates patients with all different kinds of musculoskeletal and sports injuries and treats them non-operatively. He has a special clinical expertise in shoulder and neck pain, and also use of acupuncture to treat musculoskeletal conditions. His clinical practice includes performing acupuncture, evaluating and treating patients using ultrasound and ultrasound guided injections, seeing acute orthopedic injuries, performing fluoroscopic guided lumbar and peripheral joint injections, and performing electrodiagnostics.

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