About this event

  • Date and time Wed 30 Nov 2022 from 12:00pm to 4:20pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Rheumatology and Rehabilitation, Sport and Exercise Medicine

Join us for a unique event, which will bring world-class rheumatology and sports medicine experts together to provide an up-to-date understanding on treating rheumatic diseases with exercise. 

By first examining the pathogenesis of rheumatic diseases, attendees will learn about utilising musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging and how to properly prescribe exercise, whilst considering specific precautions.

We will also explore how to provide the appropriate medication and therapeutic use exemption considerations for athletes with a rheumatic disease.

Attend this event to:

  • Understand the physiological impact of physical activity and exercise on the pathogenesis and management of rheumatic diseases 
  • Learn how to prescribe exercise and advise patients about specific precautions  
  • Understand the needs of athletes with a rheumatic disease  
  • Learn how to utilise musculoskeletal ultrasound

 

Book to attend this event in person or virtually. To view the rates and agenda, please select your preference below. 

 

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We would like to thank our sponsors Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd and UCB Pharma Ltd for their support of this event. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor. 

Show Virtual / In Person rates

Tickets (In Person)

Standard pricing available until 30 November 2022.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£58.00 £34.00 £34.00 £34.00 £18.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£106.00 £63.00 £63.00 £30.00

Tickets (Virtual)

Standard pricing available until 30 November 2022.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£44.00 £26.00 £26.00 £26.00 £14.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£80.00 £47.00 £47.00 £25.00

Key speakers

Dr John Etherington

Medical Director and Consultant Rheumatologist, Pure Sports Medicine

Dr Jonathan Rees

Consultant Rheumatologist and Sports Physician, Fortius Clinic

Professor George Metsios

Professor in Clinical Exercise Physiology, University of Thessaly

Dr Ai Lyn Tan

Dr Ai Lyn Tan

Associate Professor, University of Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and the NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre

Speaker's biography

Dr Tan is an academic rheumatologist whose main research interests include using high resolution imaging techniques such as MRI and ultrasound to improve the understanding of the pathogenesis of early inflammatory arthritis and muscle conditions. Dr Tan leads the muscle imaging research programme which involves novel MRI techniques and ultrasound shearwave elastography in muscles.

 

Dr Tan is also the Director of Research and Innovation at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, and the Editor-in-Chief for Rheumatology Advances in Practice, an official journal of the British Society for Rheumatology. Dr Tan is a member of the steering committee for the Interdisciplinary Movement and Physical Activity Research Network at the Horizons Institute at the University of Leeds, with the aim to identify interconnected factors and address complex issues and that can help people prevent disease and disability, enhance health and wellbeing and adopt and maintain physically active lifestyles. Dr Tan is an active member of the medical community on Twitter, and is a keen runner, clocking up almost 1,000 days of continuous daily running.

Agenda

View the programme (In person)

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Raj Amarnani, Sports and Exercise Medicine Specialist Registrar, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Dr Francis O’Leary, Sports and Exercise Medicine Registrar, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Musculoskeletal ultrasound in rheumatological conditions

Dr Ai Lyn Tan, Associate Professor and Consultant Rheumatologist, Chapel Allerton Hospital, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Exercise for tendinopathy: State of the evidence

Professor Kay Cooper, Clinical Professor Allied Health, Professions, Robert Gordon University and NHS Grampian

Tea and coffee break
Exercise and rheumatoid arthritis

Professor George Metsios, Professor in Clinical Exercise Physiology, University of
Thessaly, Greece

The athlete with rheumatic disease

Dr Jonathan Rees, Consultant Rheumatologist and Sports Physician, Fortius Clinic

Panel discussion
Rheumatology in the physically active - the challenges of diagnosis and management

Dr John Etherington, Consultant Rheumatologist and Sports Physician, Fortius Clinic

Questions and answers
Closing remarks

Dr Raj Amarnani

Close of meeting
Drinks reception
View the programme (Virtual)

Welcome and introduction

Dr Raj Amarnani, Sports and Exercise Medicine Specialist Registrar, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Dr Francis O’Leary, Sports and Exercise Medicine Registrar, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Musculoskeletal ultrasound in rheumatological conditions

Dr Ai Lyn Tan, Associate Professor and Consultant Rheumatologist, Chapel Allerton Hospital, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Exercise for tendinopathy: State of the evidence

Professor Kay Cooper, Clinical Professor Allied Health Professions, Robert Gordon University and NHS Grampian

Comfort break
Exercise and rheumatoid arthritis

Professor George Metsios, Professor in Clinical Exercise Physiology, University of
Thessaly, Greece

The athlete with rheumatic disease

Dr Jonathan Rees, Consultant Rheumatologist and Sports Physician, Fortius Clinic

Panel Discussion
Rheumatology in the physically active - the challenges of diagnosis and management

Dr John Etherington, Consultant Rheumatologist and Sports Physician, Fortius Clinic

Questions and answers
Closing remarks

Dr John Etherington, Consultant in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation
Medicine, Pure Sports Medicine 

Close of meeting

Sponsors

Location

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

Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on 29 November 2022. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

The agenda is subject to change at any time 

If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenters and RSM discretion. 

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations. 

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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