The Elbow – Assessment and Treatment

This workshop will assist with clinical reasoning of elbow injuries and pathology.  We will discuss fractures, dislocations, ligament injuries and conditions of the elbow. We will examine the mechanism of injury, the anatomy, biomechanics and healing of common elbow pathologies. The workshop is aimed at a medium to advanced level. It will take an in depth look at a broad range of elbow conditions, including but not limited to, fractures and dislocations of the elbow, throwers elbow, lateral epicondylagia (tennis elbow), radial head injuries and golfers elbow. Splinting, exercise and taping for the conditions will be demonstrated.  X-rays, CT and MRI relevant to the conditions will be read and interpreted in an interactive and open discussion. This course is suitable for Hand Therapists, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists working in hospitals, private practice or community settings treating and assessing elbow conditions. An understanding of elbow anatomy will be assumed.

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?

THIS COURSE IS SUITABLE FOR HAND THERAPISTS, PHYSIOTHERAPISTS, SPORTS PHYSICIANS AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS. The workshop is aimed at a medium to advanced level.

SPEAKERS

ENGAGE WITH INDUSTRY THOUGHT LEADERS WHO WILL TRANSFORM THE WAY YOU THINK ABOUT FRACTURE MANAGEMENT.

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BEN CUNNINGHAM

MEMBER OF AUSTRALIAN HAND THERAPY ASSOCIATION

* A FULL WORKSHOP TIMETABLE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE.
THIS COURSE WILL PROVIDE CPD POINTS THROUGH YOUR PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION.

WORKSHOP CONTENT
The following conditions and their pathology/treatment will be discussed:

  • Terrible triad fractures/disloactions
  • Lateral epicondylagia (Tennis elbow)
  • Radial head fractures and replacement
  • Golfers elbow and Ulnar nerve pathology
  • Throwers elbow
  • MCL instability
  • LCL injuries of the elbow

Discussion will include:

  • Common causes
  • Splinting, taping, strengthening and treatment
  • Misconceptions
  • Healing rates/Factors affecting healing
  • Complications
  • We will discuss and analyse, splints, taping, CT’s and x-rays that will help therapists to identify these conditions through their pathology.
WHERE TO STAY

Novotel Central Sydney

from $160/night

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STANDARD

After 2 June 2018
$550

General Session
* PRICES INCL GST.

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