The Texas Society of Sports Medicine
The Texas Society of
Sports Medicine (TSSM) is a statewide organization of orthopaedic surgeons
specializing in sports medicine, team physicians, athletic trainers, coaches
and physician assistants. TSSM members work closely with many other
sports medicine specialists and clinicians to improve the identification,
prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries.
The TSSM works in concert with the Texas Orthopaedic Association (TOA),
the Southwest Athletic Trainers’ Association (SWATA) and other sports
medicine societies nationwide. The Society continues to sponsor college
scholarships administered by the SWATA.
The Texas Society of Sports Medicine invites you to join your colleagues
across the state by becoming a member. Dues your colleagues have
contributed to TSSM are used to educate our members through seminars and
scholarships. Please help us keep sports medicine in Texas strong. TSSM
Membership Application Form .
• Pay your TSSM Membership Dues Online •
The Texas Society of Sports Medicine is proud to announce the availablility of the two hour symposium entitled “Sports Related Concussion & Mild TBI: Developments in Treatment & Management” given by Summer Ott, PsyD; David Braunreiter, MD; Theron Enns, ATC; and Scott Rand, MD. The 2 hour online course includes information on identifying suspected concussions, pre- and post-injury assessments, and managing concussions and meets the requirements of HB 2038, passed during the 2011 legislative session.
Physicians can earn 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by participating online at OrthopaedicCME.org. A Certificate is provided upon the successful completion of the CME course. This site is also available to athletic trainers, physical therapists, coaches and other concussion oversight team members wishing to learn more about concussions.
View the Sports Related Concussion & Mild TBI: Developments in Treatment & Management concussion symposium slides pdf file. Register at the Orthopaedic CME Online site to view the full Concussion Symposium and earn your certificate.
2013 TOA/TOF/TSSM Annual Meeting
The 2013 TOA/TOF Annual Meeting will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in
Austin, Texas April 18-20, 2013. We hope you were able to join us for a great meeting with exceptional orthopaedic speakers and special events!
STOP Sports Injuries
There is a growing epidemic of preventable youth sports injuries that are dismantling kids' athletic hopes and dreams at an early age. In response, the STOP Sports Injuries campaign was created by a coalition of organizations and corporations to help prevent athletic overuse and trauma injuries in kids. Learn more about STOPSportsInjuries.org.
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