Recent research from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare found that almost 60,000 over-15s are hospitalised due to a sports injury every year. Much is being done in the injury prevention arena, but what happens when a patient presents to you with a sporting injury?
Presented by Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr Matthew Liptak and Dr James McLean. Dr Liptak will share recent footage of ACL reconstructive surgery using the Contralateral quads tendon technique. Dr McLean will discuss shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist injuries and share interesting case studies. Collectively, the doctors will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries for the best possible patient outcomes.
Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr Meng Ling, A/Prof Peter Cundy and Dr Saleem Hussenbocus present “Common Orthopaedic Conditions” as seen in General Practice. Dr Ling addresses elbow and wrist conditions, A/Prof Cundy discusses common spinal conditions in adults and children, and a focus on scoliosis. Dr Hussenbocus presents information on arthritic conditions of the lower limb and interesting case studies.
Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr Jason Ward, Dr Yu Chao Lee and Dr Saleem Hussenbocus answer commonly asked Orthopaedic topics raised by General Practitioners. Dr Ward addresses questions on orthopaedic conditions of the shoulder, hips, knees and ankles. Dr Lee discusses what can be done for patients with back pain and sciatica. Dr Hussenbocus focuses discussion on hip and knee replacements and Orthopaedic Oncology.
Presenters: Dr Justin Webb & A/Prof Nicole Williams
Date: 27 August 2020
Duration: 2 Hours
Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr Justin Webb and A/Prof Nicole Williams share a series of case studies and research with GPs. Dr Webb presents “A complete guide to ACL injury and patellofemoral instability – an increased risk as we return to sport during COVID-19” and A/Prof Nicole Williams presents “Trampolines and bicycles: how has the current pandemic changed our management of paediatric upper limb injuries?”.
Presenters: Dr Meng Ling, Dr Daniel Mandziak and Dr James McLean
Date: 23 June 2020
Duration: 2 Hours
Orthopaedic Surgeons Dr Meng Ling, Dr Daniel Mandziak and Dr James McLean provide an overview for general practitioners and allied health professionals on pre- and post- operative management of shoulder surgery, hip and knee management, and management of the hand and wrist, respectively.