FORTH presents Contracture Management

Forward Thinking Orthotics (FORTH) presents

CONTRACTURE MANAGEMENT – A REVIEW OF TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

26 JANUARY 2019
CENTRE FOR LIFE , NEWCASTLE

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Program

9.00Registration & Refreshments
9.30Welcome
9.35Introduction; What is contracture?
Dr Stephen Ashford
10:05A physiotherapy approach
Sharon Solan, paediatric orthopaedic physiotherapist;
Great North Children’s Hospital
10.25An Orthotic approach
Gary Carden Orthotist, Peacocks Medical Group
10.45What if it isn’t contracture? Tone v contracture;
Jane Gillman Senior physiotherapist North East Regional
Clinical Gait Laboratory
11:05Coffee & Biscuits
11:25Research project; Use of contracture correction devices in
Muscular Dystrophy
Jassi Sodhi; Research Physiotherapist Regional Muscle Team,
Centre For Life
11:45Splinting for the prevention and correction of contractures in adults
with neurological dysfunction. Practice guidelines for occupational
therapists and physiotherapists
Dr Stephen Ashford
12:15Surgical options for contracture management
Mr Antoine De Geldhere FRCS, Consultant paediatric orthopaedic
surgeon, Great North Children's Hospital
12.45Other technologies and applications
Professor Anand D Pandyan Professor of Rehabilitation Technology
13:15Discussion
13:30Lunch

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