Longboat Key, FL /November 2– Christopher R. Sforzo, M.D., founder of Sarasota-based Florida Orthopedic Specialists and Sports Medicine, addressed members of The American Medical Tennis Association (AMTA), during their national meeting held at the Longboat Key Club October 31 – November 5.
As a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Sforzo is an expert in evaluating and treating wrist injuries. On Monday, November 2, Dr. Sforzo, a special consultant to the Bollettieri Tennis Academy, gave a lecture about the common conditions and mechanical causes of ulnar wrist pain, their treatments and prevention strategies. Wrist pain has sidelined a number of top tennis players, such as Kim Clijsters and Juan Martin Del Potro.
The AMTA is a non-profit 501(c)3 educational organization whose goal is to provide accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs for physicians while encouraging a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of tennis.
Christopher R. Sforzo, M.D., is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with Florida Orthopedic Specialists and Sports Medicine in Sarasota who is fellowship trained in hand to shoulder surgery. He focuses his practice on problems involving the shoulder, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand. He is a special consultant for IMG Academies and the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Bradenton, FL, director of sports medicine for the Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch, FL, the official orthopedic surgeon and hand surgeon to the Sarasota Orchestra, and an assistant clinical professor at the Florida State University College of Medicine, Sarasota Campus. For more information, visit www.fossm.com.