Doha, 7 November 2023 - The leading hospital in sports medicine Aspetar, in collaboration with the AO Foundation, hosted a scientific seminar that dealt with the health of the spine in athletes, with the participation of a group of international experts and specialists in the field of spinal injuries of athletes.
Held within Aspetar's world-class facilities, the one-day seminar focused on advancing knowledge and practices in sports medicine, particularly delving into the crucial aspects of spinal health, injury prevention and rehabilitation for athletes.
This emphasis is aimed at ultimately enhancing athletes' well-being and performance on a global scale.
The CEO of Aspetar Dr. Abdulaziz Al Kuwari expressed profound satisfaction with the seminar's outcomes, stating that the seminar was an outstanding success and that they were delighted to bring together such a distinguished group of experts to share their knowledge and insights on this critical issue.
The event provided a valuable platform for collaboration and the development of innovative strategies to improve spine health and prevent injuries in athletes.
Al Kuwari further elaborated that the seminar also highlighted the importance of evidence-based assessment techniques and comprehensive treatment plans tailored to the individual needs of athletes. Aspetar is committed to continuing to work with the AO Foundation and other partners to advance the field of sports medicine and ensure that athletes around the world have access to the best possible care.
The seminar's core revolved around in-depth discussions encompassing the unique anatomical and biomechanical considerations associated with athletes' spines. It underscored the paramount impact of spine health on athletic performance, injury prevention, and overall well-being.
The AO Foundation, a medically guided, not-for-profit organization, stands as a global network of surgeons and the leading authority in education, innovation, and research pertaining to the surgical treatment of trauma and musculoskeletal disorders.