National rodeo finals speaker

Dr. Kieckbusch speaks at Injured Rodeo Athlete Symposium

Reno, NV (December 26, 2014) – Dr. Travis Kieckbusch, a founder/owner of Great Basin Orthopaedics, presented to physicians, athletic trainers and allied health personnel who work in the rodeo industry at the Evaluation, Management and Care of the Injured Rodeo Athletic symposium, held in Las Vegas December 9, 2014. The event, sponsored by the University of Colorado School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education, focused on care for the most common injuries sustained by the rodeo athlete and provided attendees with continuing medical education credit. Dr. Kieckbusch's lecture covered Medial Malleolus Fracture, an ankle injury that commonly occurs in rodeo athletes.

A former Chief of Orthopaedics for Renown Medical Center, Dr. Kieckbusch is currently Chief of Orthopaedics for Northern Nevada Medical Center. He is also on the Board of Directors of Quail Surgery Center and a member of Washoe County Medical Society.

He is a director for the Nevada State High School Rodeo Association and shares his knowledge of orthopaedic and sports injury with groups at rodeo events (including the 2013 National Finals Rodeo), medical conferences and with high school athletic trainers. Dr. Kieckbusch makes time to help educate the doctors of tomorrow as an associate professor with the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He is a member of The Justin Sportsmedicine Team®, providing medical care for pro rodeo athletes.

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