Understanding the recovery process and aspects involved is essential to keep our athletes in top condition. Laura is currently the Medical Director for the WNBA Las Vegas Aces and Physical Therapist for the Detroit Medical Center Sports Medicine Institute. She has 34 years of experience treating orthopedic / sports medicine injuries in professional, Olympic, collegiate, high school and amateur athletes. Laura shares this wisdom, teaching advanced Sports Medicine techniques to professionals around the world. In this webinar Laura Ramus will share her clinical experiences of using negative pressure in athlete’s recovery treatments.
1. Introduction to the physiological effects of our body’s recovery system, including understanding the parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous system
2. Insights in current research and evidence
3. Examples of negative pressure application for: Warm up, common sports injuries, and recovery
Speaker – Laura Ramus PT, LAT, ATC
Laura received a BS in Physical Therapy from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan in 1987. She then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine through the University of North Carolina and Health South Rehabilitation Corporation, receiving her certification as an Athletic Trainer in 1990. During this fellowship Laura trained under prominent orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews and well known physical therapist Kevin Wilk in Birmingham Alabama. Laura was an Athletic Trainer at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and for the 1994 United States Paralympic swim team. She worked 2015/2016 as a Physical Therapist / Athletic Trainer on the Women’s Professional Tennis tour. She served as the Head Athletic Trainer and Strength Coach for 20 Seasons with the WNBA Detroit Shock, New York Liberty and currently the Las Vegas Aces.
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