Children's Hospital Colorado Sports Medicine Center Continuing Education Series - Medial Epicondyle Apophysitis and Avulsion Fractures

This course will enhance your recognition and rehabilitation practices following medial epicondyle injuries in throwing athletes.

Learning Objectives

1. Discuss incidence of medial elbow pain in youth/adolescent athletes
2. Review relevant clinical anatomy of upper extremity
3. Discuss and recognize risk factors that contribute to medial elbow pain
4. Discuss evidence-based treatment and recommendations following diagnosis of medial elbow apophysitis
5. Review return to sport guidelines for athletes diagnosed with medial elbow apophysitis

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 BOC
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Course expires: 
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO
United States

Presenting Faculty:

Marissa Gradoz, PT, DPT, SCS
Sports Medicine Physical Therapist
Children's Hospital Colorado

Marissa is originally from Longmont, CO. She obtained her undergraduate education at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, CO, where she was also a member of the NCAA women’s basketball team. After completing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Creighton University in Omaha, NE in 2018, she went on to complete a sports residency at Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, TX. She received her board certification in Sports in March of 2020. She is passionate about all things sports (especially our Denver teams!). In her free time, she enjoys hiking, working out, and playing with her dog.

Peer Reviewed By:

Robert Lopez, MAT, LAT, ATC, CES
Orthopedics Institute
Children's Hospital Colorado
Certified Athletic Trainer – Northglenn High School
Certified Athletic Trainer – Sports Medicine Center

Athletic Trainers

Children’s Hospital Colorado (BOC AP#: P3765) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.


A certificate of attendance will be provided upon completion of this course. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 BOC


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