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Injections & Tendons – Why? When? & Where? 3rd June 2017

ACPOMIT are proud announce their 2017 Annual Conference - 'Injections and Tendons: Why, when & where?

We have a fantastic and varied line-up of speakers to cover all aspects of the ongoing debate around injections in and around tendon structures - when is it useful? when might it be harmful? what is the evidence in the literature that exists? and how do we translate this into a workable and patient centred approach to help manage a whole range of patients from the sporting to the sedentary.

We also have some fantastic practical sessions with an opportunity to observe some of our expert speakers in action.

Join us for a fantastic day of education and debate

 Confirmed speakers
Dr James Thing - Dr James Thing is a Sport and Exercise Medicine Consultant, working part-time in the NHS, and part-time privately for Pure Sports Medicine and at Highgate Hospital.  He also acts as a medical co-ordinator for the International Concussion and Head Injury Research Foundation (ICHIRF), London and in elite sport with Harlequins Rugby, British Athletics and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA).  He qualified as a GP in 2010, before starting four years of specialist training as a registrar in Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM) in London.  He trained at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH), the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) Stanmore and at DMRC Headley Court.  He also worked as an SEM doctor at the London Olympics, 2012. He has a specialist interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound and undertakes a weekly radiology/scanning list at the Royal London Hospital (Barts Health).

Mr Len Funk  (BSc. Msc. FRCS(Tr&Orth), FFSEM(UK) Shoulder Surgeon, Wrightington Hospital Honorary Professor, University of Salford)- Len works as part of a large multidisciplinary upper limb unit at Wrightington Hospital and private practice in Manchester, UK. His interests include complex shoulder instability, athletic injuries, AC joint injuries and rotator cuff disease. Len routinely treats elite and professional athletes.He is Honorary Professor at the University of Salford, where he is clinical lead for the Postgraduate Orthopaedic Programme. He is also involved in many research projects, published widely and lectures internationally. Len established and runs Shoulderdoc.co.uk and is passionate about patient information and education, as well as providing the best quality of care through a multidisciplinary team.

Mr Ben Dean - Ben Dean is an orthopaedic surgeon in training and recently completed his thesis entitled 'the role of glutamate in rotator cuff tendinopathy' under the supervision of Professor Andrew Carr. He is back in full time clinical work, currently in Oxford and aiming to pursue a career in hand/wrist surgery.  His research interests include musculoskeletal pain, the pathogenesis of tendinopathy and clinical trials.
Mr David Baker
Mr Paul Kirwan
Mr Robert Mast

 

Timetable 
TimingsActivity
9amRegistration and Introductions
9.15am - 10am Paul Kirwan, Clinical Research Fellow- ' Tendinopathy - getting comfortable feeling uncomfortable'
10am - 10.45amDr James Thing, Sports and Exercise Medicine
Consultant - ''Injection procedures in lower limb tendinopathy - who, what, when, where, why?''
10.45am15 minutes for questions
11.00am - 11.30amBreak
11.30am - 12.15pmPractical session A - Mr Len Funk and Rob Mast
12.15pm - 1pmPractical session B - Dr James Thing
1 - 2pmLunch
2pm - 2.45pmBen Dean, Researcher (Ben Dean is an orthopaedic surgeon in training and recently completed his thesis entitled 'the role of glutamate in rotator cuff tendinopathy' under the supervision of Professor Andrew Carr. He is back in full time clinical work, currently in Oxford and aiming to pursue a career in hand/wrist surgery. His research interests include musculoskeletal pain, the pathogenesis of tendinopathy and clinical trials) ''Injections in tendinopathy: an attempted logic''
2.45pm - 3.30pmMr Len Funk, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - ''Shouder injections -What, When,Where and How?''
3.30pm - 3.45pm Break
3.45pm - 4.30pmDave Baker, Extended Scope Physiotherapist/ACPOMIT Chair-''Patient choice,informed decision making and informed consent''
4.30pmClose and final questions

Address: Milton Keynes Hilton Hotel, Timbold Dr, Kents Hill, Milton Keynes MK7 6HL

If you have any further questions regarding the conference please email [email protected]

 

 

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