Musculoskeletal Injuries – Melbourne

Musculoskeletal Injuries

Overview

Location: AAMI Park, 60 Olympic Boulevard, Melbourne VIC 3004

Date: Sunday, 25th November 2018

GPs are a first port of call for orthopaedic overuse or trauma injuries. This practical, hands-on seminar will improve your skills in identifying and treating common injuries of the lower back, hip and groin. Learn from leading sports physicians and orthopaedic specialists about diagnosis and optimal management of your patients with musculoskeletal injuries.

After attending this seminar, GPs will be able to:

  • Demonstrate how to take a clinical history and undertake a physical examination for common musculoskeletal disorders of the lower back, hip and groin.
  • Identify yellow and red flag symptoms that indicate the need for further investigation and/or referral
  • Determine when imaging or related investigations are appropriate for differential diagnosis and to ensure patient safety
  • Describe management pathways for common musculoskeletal conditions of the lower back, hip and groin, from pain relief and physical therapy, through to radiological and surgical intervention
  • Identify appropriate health care providers or specialists for referral

Agenda

  • Approach to lower back pain
  • Approach to acute onset sciatica/spinal canal stenosis/SI joint dysfunction
  • Rheumatological and inflammatory conditions/cancer/crush fractures (yellow/red flags)
  • Long term chronic back pain – maintenance and management
  • Physio tips and insights

Practical session (small group) – examination and strengthening exercises
GPs to practice examination skills on each other

  • Young adult hip pain
  • The older hip – lateral buttock pain/gluteal tendinopathy/bursitis/osteoarthritis
  • Hip pain in pregnancy
  • Athletic groin pain – adductor strain/hernia/osteitis pubis
  • Physio tips and insights

Practical session (small group) – examination and strengthening exercises
GPs to practice examination skills on each other

Registration

Early-bird

Category One - 40 CPD Points

$475

Including GST

Speakers to be announced shortly

Dr Phong Tran

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Paul Blackman

Sport & Exercise Physician

Dr Peter Baquie

Sport & Exercise Physician

This workshop is brought to you by Australian Doctor in partnership with

    

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