We are keen to host educational events to promote evidence based healthcare services. Throughout 2020 we will be hosting several conferences and seminars. Our showcase MSK & Physiotherapy Conference will be held at The Pavilions of Harrogate on 17th June 2020. The theme for the day is: Current Concepts in the Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Tendon Pathologies. We have a great line up of speakers including orthopaedic surgeons, radiologists and physiotherapist’s. The current programme for the day is:

00-9.30 Welcome and coffee

9.30-9.45 Welcome & Introduction – Stephen Kirk

9.45-10.00 Introduction to Harrogate Harlow – Beth Barron

10.00-10.45 Paediatric & Adolescent Tendon Pathology – Differential Diagnosis – Helene Whitaker, Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist, Harrogate Harlow

10.45-11.00 Coffee

11.00-11.45: Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Tendon Pathologies Around the Hip – Mr Jonathan Conroy, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, HDFT & Harrogate Harlow

11.45-12.45 The Assessment and Treatment of Achilles Tendinopathy/Peroneal/Tib Ant dysfunctions – Mr Mark Farndon, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, HDFT

12.45-13.30 LUNCH

13.30-14.15: Greater Trochanteric pain syndrome: Current concepts in diagnosis and treatment. Gareth Stephens – Research Physiotherapist at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham.

Gareth Stephens is a clinical academic physiotherapist working at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham, specialising in the management of patients with lower limb tendinopathies. He is a published author in the field of greater trochanteric pain syndrome and has presented his work at national and international conferences of the subject. He has been collaborating with Professor Chris Littlewood and Dr Seth O’Neill for the past few years and hopes to undertake a NIHR fellowship in 2021 which will include a UK based pilot trial of physiotherapy interventions for patients with GTPS

14.15-15.00: Radiological Assessment of Tendons (TBC) – Yorkshire Radiology

15.00-15.15 Coffee

15.15-16.00 – The assessment and treatment of Tib Post Dysfunction – Lee Short

16.00-16.30 – Summary, Questions & Close – Stephen Kirk


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