Due to COVID-19 :

LOWER LIMB TENDINOPATHY

LOWER LIMB TENDINOPATHY

SPEAKER

Dr. EBONIE RIO

DATE & VENUE

AUG 28 & AUG 29 2020 || MEDICLINIC CITY HOSPITAL, DHCC, DUBAI

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

1. Confidently recognize and diagnose lower limb tendinopathy and differentiate from other musculoskeletal conditions 

2. Develop a modern understanding of pain and how to be truly biopsychological

3. Understand tendon load types and how helps with diagnosis and exercise prescription 

4. Be able to conduct a thorough subjective and objective assessment for all lower limb tendons 

5. Provide an evidence-based, individualized, and progressive rehabilitation program regardless of activity level!

6. Be excited about the brain and how modern neuroscience can be incorporated into motor learning and rehabilitation! 


About the Speaker

Dr. Ebonie Rio

Tendon pain expert and researcher

COURSE TIME TABLE

OVERVIEW LOWER LIMB TENDINOPATHY TWO DAY COURSE

DAY 1

09.00 AM   –  TENDINOPATHY — BASIC SCIENCE MEETS THE CLINICAL PRESENTATION

                               Exploring tendon function, tendon loads, and how this helps all the way from differential diagnosis to management. What does the clinician need to know about tendon                                          pathology? What are the key features of tendon pain?

10.30 AM   –  MORNING TEA

11.00 AM   – DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS PRACTICAL — KNEE

11.45 AM   – WHO GETS TENDON PAIN?  – CLINICAL PRESENTATIONS

                               Understanding the difference between nociception and pain and incorporating the biopsychosocial model. Common risk factors to prepare for your subjective  assessment                                  and important co-morbidities.

                            IMAGING — WHEN TO USE?

                              Ultrasound tissue characterization, greyscale US and use in tendons. The value of understanding tendon structure in managing tendon pain. When to image, when not to                                       image

12.30 PM   –  LUNCH

01.30 PM   –  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS FOOT AND ANKLE PRACTICAL

03.00 PM   –  AFTERNOON TEA

03.30 PM   –  SUBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF TENDINOPATHY

                             What are the cues to look for when managing a patient with a suspected tendon problem. Important factors to understand in a patient’s load history and background.


DAY 2

09.00 AM   –  OBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT THEORY / PRACTICAL

                            Objective assessment practical and demonstration What factors are important to measure and which risk factors to look out for. Clinical testing

10.30 AM   –  MORNING TEA

11.00 AM   – REHABILITATION PRACTICAL 1

                            Acute management background -— how to settle pain, tips and tricks The importance of strength training in tendon rehab. End-stage rehab and knowing how to progress,                                     and return to sport

11.30 AM   – REHABILITATION PRACTICAL 2

                            Practical case-based learning for managing tendinopathies. Special attention to exercise and strength training methods as well as training a functional spring

12.30 PM   –  LUNCH

01.30 PM   –  REHABILITATION PRACTICAL 3

03.30 PM   –  WHAT IF IT’S NOT WORKING? ADJUNCT THERAPIES?

                            Expert advice on managing challenging cases. What factors to consider if not achieving outcomes. The role of adjunct therapies in tendinopathy. In-season mx

04.30 PM   –  Q+A

                             Opportunity for questions regarding course content and tendon pain presentations.