The 4th International Evidence Based Physical Therapy Conference & Exhibition will take place on Saturday 10th May 2008 at Imperial College, South Kensington, London.
The Conference is a multi-disciplinary event particularly targeted at physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, as well as sport scientists, sports therapists and all medical and healthcare professionals working or having an interest in physical therapy.
The conference will bring together expert clinicians and researchers to present the LATEST evidence based lectures that are pertinent and relevant to all clinicians working in the area of musculoskeletal health. The presentations will either support or challenge current practice but will remain true to the aim of the conference, that being to provide a review of the current evidence in the area relevant to the lecture.
Achilles tendinopathy: aiming for the best outcome – tendon loading and clinical reasoning
Dr Jill Cook PhD
Associate Professor in Musculoskeletal Health, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
Treatments for musculoskeletal conditions: current state of play and what is on the horizon?
Dr Nadine E Foster DPhil
Senior Lecturer (Pain Management) and DoH Primary Care Career Scientist, Primary Care Sciences, Research Centre, Keele University
Patient presentation: Assessment and management of a patient with a massive rotator cuff tear
Bobby Ainsworth MSc
Consultant Physiotherapist – Torbay Hospital, South Devon Healthcare Foundation Trust
Leonardo da Vinci, Parachutes and Evidence Based Practice.
Dr Jeremy Lewis PhD Consultant Physiotherapist–St George’s Hospital, London.
Food supplements for patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Does supplementation improve outcome?
Professor Ron Maughan – School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, UK
Joint manipulation. Is it all that its ‘cracked’ up to be?
Dr David Evans PhD BSc (Hons) Ost – Researcher and Registered Osteopath
School of Health and Rehabilitation, Keele University and Research Centre, British School of Osteopathy
Outcome measures for LBP. What should we be using?
Elaine Maughan MSc MMACP MCSP – Head of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Lambeth PCT, London, UK
The neurological examination in musculoskeletal assessment; Is it reliable, is it valid?
Dr Mark Roberts MBBS. – Consultant Neurologist, Greater Manchester Neurosciences Centre, Hope Hospital, Salford
Exercise therapy for the conservative management of full thickness tears of the rotator cuff: Is there any point? A systematic review.
Dr Jeremy Lewis PhD, Consultant Physiotherapist – St George’s Hospital, London
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