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Contracture Management - A review of treatment options for healthcare prof...

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Centre for Life

Times Square

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE1 4EP

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Organised by Peacocks, the Forward Thinking Orthotic Conference (FOrth) brings together health professionals annually to examine and discuss a common presentation or pathology.

For our next conference in January 2019, we are examining Contracture Management

The conference will have breaks for coffee, discussion and networking and finish with a buffet lunch

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME (may be subject to change or re-ordering)

9:00 Arrival


9.30 Welcome

9.35 Introduction; What is contracture?

Dr Stephen Ashford

10:05 A physiotherapy approach to contracture management

Sharon Solan, paediatric orthopaedic physiotherapist; Great North Children’s Hospital

10.25 An Orthotic approach to contracture management;

Gary Corden Orthotist, Peacocks Medical Group

10.45 What if it isn’t contracture? Tone v contracture;

Jane Gillman Senior physiotherapist North East Regional Clinical Gait Laboratory

11:05 Coffee and Biscuits

11.25 Research project; Use of contracture correction devices in Muscular Dystrophy;

Jassi Sodhi; Research Physiotherapist Regional Muscle Team, Centre For Life

11.45 Splinting for the prevention and correction of contractures in adults with neurological dysfunction
Practice guideline for occupational therapists and physiotherapist

Dr Stephen Ashford

12.15 Surgical options for contracture management, Great North Children’s Hospital

Mr Antoine De Geldhere FRCS, Consultant paediatric orthopaedic surgeon;

12.45 Other technologies and applications

Professor Anand D Pandyan Professor of Rehabilitation Technology

13.15 Panel questions and discussion

13.30 Lunch



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