This course is designed to explore the mechanisms behind “Gamer Neck” or forward head posture associated with extended gaming. This course will give the provider insight into how to offset these impairments through the use of the IRON NECK device.
Dr. Elliot Smithson
Dr. Elliot Smithson PT, DPT, MS, ATC, EMT received his undergraduate degree from University of Central Florida in Athletic Training, his Masters from Marshall University in Athletic Training, and his doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. He has been working in sports and entertainment medicine since 2013 (Walt Disney World) and Division 1 level (UCF, Marshall University), and transitioned into esports medicine in 2019. He has worked with professional esports teams such as 100 Thieves, Counter Logic Gaming, and Immortals. He is passionate about advancing the line of knowledge in the esports industry and cultivating the next generation of professionals.
What Will You Learn?
- Relevant Anatomy / Pathophysiology
- Use Cases
- Sample Exercise Program