Day One Friday 24th April 2020
Time Lecture Title Lecturer
08:30 – 09:30 Registration, Tea and Coffee and Exhibition viewing
09:30 – 09:45 Introduction & Welcome Mr Robert Affutu-Nartey
Lead Orthotist, Kings College, London, UK.
09:45 – 10:30 International Woundcare Guidelines Mr Raju Ahluwalia
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Kings College, London, UK.
10:30 – 11:15 Advances in Diabetic Footcare Prof. Mike Edmonds
Consultant Diabetologist, Kings College, London, UK.
11:15 – 11:30 Tea and Coffee and Exhibition viewing
11:30 – 12:15 The Diabetic Foot; shifting the focus from treatment to prevention. Prof. Caroline McIntosh (Chair)
Head of Podiatric Medicine, National University of Ireland, Galway, Republic of Ireland.
12:15 – 13:00 Total Contact Casting – The Gold Standard Ms Maureen Bates 
Podiatry Manager, Diabetic Foot Clinic, Kings College, London, UK.
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch and Exhibition viewing
13:00 – 13:45 Pre and post operative shoes: How to protect the surgeon’s work. Dr Giacomo Clerici
MD – Diabetic Foot Specialist. Coordinator Italian Diabetic Foot Centres: Ospedale San Carlo Paderno Dugnano (MI), Centro Ortopedico di Quadrante Omegna (VB), Centro medico “La Salute” Raccapiemonte (SA) e Clinica Marrelli Hospital Crotone (KR)
13:45 – 14:45

a) Modern offloading & remote patient monitoring or b) Offloading with Total Contact Casting

Dr. Gabriele Montini/Ms Maureen Bates
Contract Professor at the University of Milan, Italy.
13:45 – 14:45

a) Offloading with Total Contact Casting or b) Modern offloading & remote patient monitoring

Ms Maureen Bates/Dr Gabriele Montini
Podiatry Manager, Diabetic Foot Clinic, Kings College, London, UK.
14:45 – 15:15 Tea and Coffee and Exhibition viewing
15:15 – 16:00 Surgical Offloading – The Surgeons Approach Mr Raju Ahluwalia
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Kings College, London, UK.
16:00 – 16:45 Informing difficult decisions about dysvascular partial foot and transtibial amputation using a shared decision making approach Prof. Michael Dillon
Associate Professor in Prosthetics and Orthotics, and currently serves as the Head of Department of Physiotherapy, Podiatry, and Prosthetics and Orthotics within the School of Allied Health, Human Services, and Sports at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.
16:45 – 17:30 Neuropathy: diagnosis, consequences for mobility and new treatments. Mr Simba Tanyanyiwa
Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Salford & North Manchester Diabetes Centre, UK.
Day Two: Saturday 25th April 2020
Time Lecture Title Lecturer
08:30 – 09:00 Registration, Tea and Coffee and Exhibition viewing
09:00 – 10:00 Offloading the Diabetic Foot: 30 Years of Research Prof. David Armstrong (Chair)
Professor of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, USA. 
10:00 – 10:45 PAD – Diagnosis and Screening Mr Simba Tanyanyiwa
Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Salford & North Manchester Diabetes Centre, UK.
10:45 – 11:00 Tea and Coffee and Exhibition viewing
11:00 – 11:45 The efficacy of pedal amputations in the diabetic patient Prof. Mark Tagoe
Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, West Middlesex Hospital, London, UK.
11:45 – 12:30 Optimising care of the foot in Diabetes: The pathway in Solent – one step at a time Mr Graham Bowen
Clinical Services Manager, Solent NHS Trust, UK.
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch and Exhibition viewing
13:30 – 14:15 The Diabetic Foot Offloading Algorithm (DFA) Prof. Gabreile Montini
Contract Professor at the University of Milan, Italy.
14:15 – 15:15 The Opimer Molliter Algorithm and Offloading – Discussion DA & GC & GM
15:15 – 15:45 Tea and Coffee and Exhibition viewing
15:45 – 16:30 Bringing Custom Footwear into the 21st Century Mr Jonathan Herreen
MD at Hereen Footwear and Orthoses, Australia.
16:30 – 17:00 Wrap Up & Closing Remarks Prof. David Armstrong
Professor of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, USA.

Making the Most of Your Limb Centre Visit & Prosthesis Workshop

LimbPower are delighted to announce that we are partnering with the British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists at the 2020 conference on 25th April at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

Join us for a workshop on 'Making the most of your Limb Centre Visit ' and 'Making the most of your Prosthesis '. Our adult programme will be focusing on your relationship with the limb centre staff and how you can work with the healthcare professionals to ‘Make the most of your limb centre visit and make the most of your prosthesis”. This programme will be accompanied by the FREE “How to Make the Most of Your Limb Centre Visit” guide.

This is a unique opportunity for you the service user to meet with professionals from all areas of prosthetics and orthotics, hear about the latest product development and technologies and talk to the individual manufacturers about the products they have available for you.

Places are limited so please do get in touch early to secure your place.

Tickets are £10 per person or £15 per family. Please email info@limbpower.com to complete the registration form here and email it to info@limbpower.com

 
Time Speaker  Title: 
9.00 - 9.30 Registration for families coffee/juice
9.30 - 10.00 Tim Howarth/Chris Parsons Making the most of your Limb Centre Visit - Myth Busting
10.00 - 10.30 Tim Howarth/Chris Parsons Making the most of your Limb Centre Visit - Myth Busting
10.30 - 11.15 Tim Howarth/Chris Parsons/Kiera Roche/Andy Brittles Making the most of your Limb Centre Visit -Q & A
11.15 - 11.30 EXHIBITION VISIT EXHIBITION VISIT
11.30 - 12.00 EXHIBITION VISIT EXHIBITION VISIT
12.15 - 13.00 LUNCH
13.00 - 13.30 Miranda Asher/Natalie Chinn Making the most of your Prosthesis -  Agility and Balance
13.30 -13.45 Miranda Asher/Natalie Chinn Making the most of your Prosthesis -  Agility and Balance
  BREAK
14.30 - 15.00 Miranda Asher/Natalie Chinn Making the most of your Prosthesis -  Strength and Conditioning
15.00-15.15 Miranda Asher/Natalie Chinn Making the most of your Prosthesis -  Strength and Conditioning
15.15-16.00 EXHIBITION VISIT EXHIBITION VISIT
16.00- 16.45 EXHIBITION VISIT EXHIBITION VISIT

Starworks Ambassadors Workshop

25th April 2020

LimbPower are delighted to announce that we are partnering with the Starworts and British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists at the 2020 conference on 24th-25th April at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

We will be hosting the Starworks Ambassadors Workshop for children and families.

Our children’s programme will be run in conjunction with Starworks and will focus on putting your child at the centre of their rehabilitation and life journey. Looking at key aspects of their prosthetic and orthotic journey’s. We will also be handing out the 7 Top Tip Infographics created from our research with you around these topics.

This is a unique opportunity for you and your child to meet with healthcare professionals from all areas of prosthetic and orthotics, hear about the latest product development and technologies and talk to the individual manufacturers about the products they have available for you or your child’s needs.

Places are limited so please do get in touch early to secure your place.

Tickets are £10 per person or £15 per family.

You can download the registration form here Please email the complete form to carly@limbpower.com 

BAPO will contact you to collect payment.

We look forward to seeing you in April.

Limb Power
Time Speaker  Title
     
9.30 - 10.00 Registration for families coffee/juice  
10.00 - 11.00 EXHIBITION TOUR EXHIBITION  TOUR
11.00 - 11.30 EXHIBITION TOUR EXHIBITION VISIT
11.30 - 12.00 Carly Bauert/Nathaniel Mills Starworks presentation/workshop
Carly Bauert/Nathaniel Mills Starworks presentation/workshop
12.30 - 13.00 Carly Bauert/Nathaniel Mills Starworks presentation/workshop
13.00 - 13.30 LUNCH IN THE ROOM
13.30 - 14:00 Carly Bauert/Nathaniel Mills Starworks presentation/workshop
Carly Bauert/Nathaniel Mills Starworks presentation/workshop
14.00 - 14.30 Carly Bauert/Nathaniel Mills Starworks presentation/workshop
14.30 15.00 Carly Bauert/Nathaniel Mills Starworks presentation/workshop
15.00 - 16.00 EXHIBITION VISIT EXHIBITION VISIT
16:00 - 16.45 EXHIBITION VISIT EXHIBITION VISIT