About this event

  • Date and time Tue 15 Jan 2019 from 8:00am to 16 Jan 2019 at 4:50pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Orthopaedics, Institute of Sports Exercise & Health

This conference organised in conjunction with the Institute of Sport Exercise and Health (ISEH) will provide you with a comprehensive update on the current provision of orthopaedic care for sports injuries in the UK.

This two day intensive course is aimed at consultants and trainees in orthopaedics, sport and exercise medicine and all related specialties including physiotherapists and osteopaths. It will also be extremely useful for anyone involved or interested in the care of sportsmen and sportswomen. 

The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health (ISEH) is one of nine global Olympic research centres for injury prevention and athlete health.

Join a host of featured experts and key opinion leaders discussing innovation, progress and current practice within their sub-specialties.

Topics include:

  • Preparing for the worst - emergency medical care in professional sport 
  • Hot topics in tendinopathy    
  • Knee injuries in 2019
  • Hamstring injuries 
  • Bone stress injuries
  • Spinal session: "Red flags and masqueraders"
  • Upper limb sports debates
  • The overhead throwing athlete 

Key speakers

Professor Fares Haddad

Hip and Knee Reconstructive Surgeon at University College Hospitals

Speaker's biography

Professor Fares Haddad is a Hip and Knee Reconstructive Surgeon at University College Hospitals.  He is also the Divisional Clinical Director of Surgical Specialties at UCH and Westmoreland Street, and Director of the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health at University College London

Professor Haddad's interests include the expansion of knee and hip arthroscopic techniques to deal with sports injuries, uncemented hip and knee prosthetic technology, new bearing surfaces and outcomes assessment in hip, knee and revision arthroplasty and use of allografting and other transplant and stem cell techniques in hip and knee reconstruction. 

His work also encompasses minimally invasive hip and knee surgery and novel strategies to manage patients with knee ligament injuries. He provides medical input at elite level for a number of sports including football, athletics, rugby, boxing and martial arts.

Mr Sam Oussedik

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon  at University College Hospital London 

Speaker's biography

Mr Sam Oussedik is a consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon with an NHS practice at University College Hospital London. He sees private patients at The Wellington Hospital, the Princess Grace Hospital, the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health and the Lister Hospital in Chelsea. Mr Oussedik specialises in knee surgery for both sports injuries and degenerative conditions, as well as all forms of trauma surgery.

Mr Oussedik has co-edited 2 books on knee replacement and pursues research in methods to improve patient outcomes following knee replacement surgery.

Mr Carlos Cobiella

Head of the Upper Limb Section of the Institute of Sports, Exercise and Health at UCL 

Speaker's biography

Mr Carlos Cobiella is Head of the Upper Limb Section of the Institute of Sports, Exercise and Health at UCL, leading both clinical and academic activity (teaching and research) in this area. He collaborates closely with the English Institute of Sport, UK Athletics and the British Olympic Association looking after high level athletes and GB teams.

He is a member of The Shoulder Unit at the Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth, and enjoys all aspects of Shoulder and Elbow surgery, including the treatment of Sports injuries, arthritis and fractures. He has a keen interest in arthroscopic techniques.

He is a member of faculty in numerous courses in Arthroscopic and Sports Injury Surgery, both national and international. As well as training medical students and junior doctors, he directly supervises the training of the UCH Shoulder and Elbow Fellow.

He continues to publish in his field and presents his results regularly at scientific meetings.

Dr Keith Meister

Head Team Physician for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club (MLB) and Director of TMI Sports Medicine

Speaker's biography

Dr Keith Meister is a fully qualified surgeon that specialises in arthroscopy, reconstruction of the shoulder, elbow and knee, and the treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal sports injuries.

Dr Meister is a member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, Herodicus Society, MLB Team Physician Society, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Texas Medical Association, and the Texas Orthopedic Association.

Agenda

View the programme 15 January 2019

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction, and International Olympic Committee update

Professor Fares Haddad, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Football World Cup - reflections

Dr Rob Chakraverty, England Football Team Doctor

Athletics – an update

Dr Noel Pollock, Chief Medical Officer, British Athletics

Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine

Dr Paul Jackson, President, The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine

Questions and answers

Preparing for the worst - emergency medical care in professional sport

Mr Akbar De Medici, Elite Sport Research and Development, The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health

Overview of The FA Level 5 course Advanced Trauma Medical Management in Football (ATMMIF)

Dr Raj Subbu

Pitchside care in professional rugby and the Rugby Football Union's Pre-Hospital Immediate Care in Sport (PHICIS)

Dr Kal Parmar, Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine, The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health

Analysis of Immediate Care Medical Provision in English Professional Football

Dr Sam Botchey

The Olympic approach to immediate medical care

Dr Mike Loosemore, Lead Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, The Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health

Medical coverage for mass participation events

Dr Courtney Kipps, Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, The Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The National Football League (NFL), 30 pitchside medical professionals per game - excessive or a gold standard?

Mr Akbar De Medici

Governance of pitchside care - what the future holds

Dr Mike Patterson, Chief Medical Officer, The Football Association

Questions and answers
Tea and coffee break

Hot topics in tendinopathy

Dr Bhavesh Kumar, Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health

Which therapeutic loading exercises work in tendinopathy, and how do they work?

Dr Seth O’Neill, Physiotherapy Lecturer, University of Leicester

Why do many patients fail to adequately respond to therapeutic tendon loading?

Dr Bruce Paton, Specialist Physiotherapist, The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health

Which tendinopathies respond well to shockwave therapy and how does it work?

Mr Chris Myers, Physiotherapist, Complete Physio and The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health

What is the role of inflammation in tendinopathy and is there a role for anti-inflammatory medications?

Dr Jon Rees, Consultant in Rheumatology and Sport and Exercise Medicine, Fortius Clinic London and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Medicine, Queen Mary College London

Do steroid injections have a place in tendinopathy and what does it do?

Dr Bhavesh Kumar, Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health

Do stem cells work in tendinopathy and what do they do?

Dr Lorenzo Masci, Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, Pure Sports and The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health

Do platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections have a place in tendinopathy and what does it do?

Dr Kal Parmar

The cutting edge: Is ultrasound guided percutaneous treatment the way ahead?

Dr Lorenzo Masci

When do we operate in peroneal tendinopathy? An international consensus-based approach

Mr James Calder, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Questions and answers
Lunch

Knee injuries in 2019

Professor Fares Haddad

The modern anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction: Who, when, how

Professor Fares Haddad

Multiligament injuries

Mr Sujith Konan, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Meniscal preservation and replacement?

Mr Adil Ajuied, Consultant Knee Surgeon, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Kings College London

Chondral injuries - what, when and how

Mr Sam Oussedik, Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The role of biologics in knee surgery

Mr Rahul Patel, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Rehabilitation after extensor mechanism injury

Ludovica Gagliardi, Physiotherapist, Isokinetic Medical Group

Return to sport – when is it safe?

Mr James Moore, Intensive Rehabilitation Unit (IRU) Manager, British Olympic Association (BOA)

Questions and answers
Tea and coffee break

Hamstring injuries

Professor Fares Haddad

What is the fuss all about?

Dr Ian Beasley, Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, Queen Mary College, Clinical Lead in Sports and Exercise Medicine, Barts Health NHS Trust and Consulting Physician, Manchester City Football Club

Applying a holistic approach to hamstring injury prevention

Mr Matthew Buckthorpe, Isokinetic Medical Group

Diagnosis, classification and new dilemmas

Dr Noel Pollock

Modern personalised rehabilitation

Mr Dominic Rogan, First Team Physiotherapist, West Ham United Football Club

The role of blood flow restriction (BFR)

Dr Bruce Paton

Why surgical intervention is now a real option – who, when, why?

Professor Fares Haddad

Is a complete recovery possible?

Mr James Moore

Questions and answers
Close of day
View the programme 16 January 2019

Registration, tea and coffee

Bone stress injuries

Dr Courtney Kipps, Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, The Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Introduction; Risk factors for bone stress injuries

Dr Courtney Kipps, Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, The Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Common presentations and management of bone stress injuries (BSI) in foot and ankle

Mr Michael Oddy, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Hip and femur

Mr Sujith Konan, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Spine

Dr Eleanor Tillett, Honorary Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, The Institute of Sport Exercise and Health

Upper limb and ribs

Mr Steve McCraig, Physiotherapist, English Institute of Sport

Understanding the female athlete triad/relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S)

Dr Anita Biswas, Consultant Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician, English Institute of Sport

Managing bone health

Dr Roger Wolman, Consultant, Sports Medicine and Rheumatology, Royan National Orthopaedic Hospital

Understanding the role of periods in BSI

Mr Michael Dooley, Consultant Gynaecologist, The Lister Hospital, Chelsea

Understanding dysfunctional eating and compulsive exercising

Professor Caroline Meyer, University of Warwick

Energy intake/energy balance in athletes recovering from injury

Dr Julie Greeves OBE, Principal Physiologist, Army Headquarters

Managing psychological recovery from injury

Ms Sarah Cecil, Chartered Sports Psychologist, English Institute of Sport

Return to play after a BSI

Mr Toby Smith, Technical Lead Physiotherapist, English Institute of Sport

Questions and answers
Tea and coffee break

Spinal session: "Red flags and masqueraders"

Dr Eleanor Tillett and Ms Claire Small, Clinical Director and Physiotherapist, Pure Sports Medicine

The theory and use of red flags

Dr Eleanor Tillett, Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health

Challenging diagnoses and masquearders in spinal pain and pathology – case histories
Physio perspective

Ms Claire Small, Director, Pure Sports Medicine

Sport exercise medicine physician perspective

Dr Lorenzo Masci, Pure Sports Medicine, Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health

Surgical perspective

Mr Alexander Montgomery Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, St Bartholomew's Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust

What not to miss on imaging
Questions and answers: What questions should we always ask and what should we always investigate? The clinical utility of red flag signs and symptoms
Lunch

Bostaa upper limb sports debates

Mr Carlos Cobiella, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Mr Neil Jain, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Tennis elbow - controversies in management

Mr Chris Peach, Consultant, University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

Discussion
Operative management of the failed medial ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow in overhand athletes

Dr Keith Meister, Director, TMI Sports Medicine and Head Team Physician, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball (MLB)

Discussion
Debate: Rotator cuff tear
Operative

Mr Apurv Sinha, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Non-operative

Mr Carlos Cobiella

Discussion
Debate: First time shoulder dislocation
Operative

Mr Neil Jain

Non-operative

Mr Apurv Sinha

Discussion
Debate: Wrist triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) tear
Operative

Mr Alistair Hunter, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Non-operative

Mr David Murray, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgeon, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Discussion
Tea and coffee break

The overhead throwing athlete

Mr Carlos Cobiella

Aetiology: Anatomy, pathophysiology

Mr Simon Lambert, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Diagnosis: Clinical, radiology, scope findings/anatomical variants

Mr Carlos Cobiella

Conservative management: instability, external/internal impingement

Cathy Barrett

Surgical management: Superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP), internal impingement

Dr Keith Meister

Prevention, prehabilitation in overhead sports

Natasha Price

Questions and answers
Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom