About this event

  • Date and time Mon 24 Feb 2020 from 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Sport and Exercise Medicine

Develop your musculoskeletal examination skills through lectures, demonstrations and practical sessions led by specialists in their fields.

An excellent faculty of experts in sport and musculoskeletal medicine, some of whom working at the highest levels of elite sport, will guide attendees through the specific nuances of clinical assessment.

Practical sessions will provide a unique opportunity to practice and apply what you have learnt throughout the day, including the chance to learn how to use ultrasound to aid clinical examination. 

Topics include:

  • How to perform clinical examinations for the shoulder, elbow, hand/ wrist, spine, hip, knee and foot / ankle.
  • Using ultrasound as an adjunct to clinical examination.


Join in the conversation online

Follow us on Twitter: @RoySocMed


Early bird pricing available until 13 January 2020.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£95.00 £55.00 £55.00 £55.00 £30.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£150.00 £75.00 £75.00 £45.00


View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Session one: Spine

Cervical/ thoracic spine

Dr John Tanner, Muskculoskeletal/ Sports Physician and Medical Osteopath, Oving Clinic and President of BIMM

Spine (lumbar spine/ pelvis SIJ)

Professor Nick Peirce, Chief medical Officer, NCPC, England and Wales Cricket Board, National Cricket Performance Centre

Break with practical sessions and discussion

Session two: Upper limb

Wrist lecture

Mr Doug Campbell, Spire Leeds hospital, Medical advisory board of the European PGA tour

Shoulder lecture

Ms Anju Jaggi, Consultant Physiotherapist, Shoulder Dysfunction and Research & Innovation Lead, Therapy Directorate, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOHT)

Ultrasound demonstration

Dr James Thing, British Athletics Event Lead Doctor, Harlequins Rugby

Lunch break and practice session and discussion

Session three: Lower limb

Hip examination

Dr Catherine Spencer-Smith, Physician in Sports and Exercise Medicine, London Bridge Hospital, Specialist Interest in Hip and Groin 

Knee examination

Dr Brinda Christopher, Homerton University Hospital Trust, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club

Foot and ankle examination

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

Practical session
End of meeting


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