Upper Limb Dry Needling Workshop

 

This workshop will be conducted by one of Australia’s leading Dry Needling experts in Senior Physiotherapist, Robert De Nardis, and will focus on theory/safety/needle manipulation skills and then practical demonstration and guidance to needle all major muscles of forearm and hand.  

This will provide delegates with a powerful manual therapy technique to treat complex myofascial syndromes of the upper limb inclusive of but not limited to: CTS, De Quervains, common flexor/extensor elbow problems.

There are online modules required to be completed PRIOIR to the workshop and a (non-intimidating) practical test to ensure adequate transfer of knowledge to all workshop participants.

 

Details:

Date: Thursday 25th August 2022
Time:  8.30am - 5.00pm

Venue: Hyatt Regency
Cost: $700 AUD for delegates attending full conference

Due to the practical nature of this workshop we will only be offering this to delegates in attendance at Hyatt Regency.  Limited capacity workshop so please register quickly.

Hand & Wrist Ultrasound for Hand Therapists Workshop

 

This workshop aims to give hand therapists a good understanding of how hand and wrist ultrasound is performed and basic interpretation of normal and pathological images. Hands-on screening will be included in small groups.

The workshop will be conducted by musculoskeletal physiotherapist, Peter Esselbach. Peter has over 25 years experience in private practice medical sonography, both as a practitioner and as an educator. 

 

Details:

Date: Thursday 25th August 2022
Time:  8.30am - 5.00pm

Venue: Hyatt Regency
Cost: $335 AUD for delegates attending full conference

Due to the practical nature of this workshop we will only be offering this to delegates in attendance at Hyatt Regency. 

Friday Session 2

Predictive Factors & Measuring Outcomes in the Trauma Patient

Concurrent Session 2A
11.10am - 12.30pm

Presenter: Prof Joy MacDermid
Attendance: Virtual and In-Person
Outline: Details coming soon!

Dressing the Wounded Hand

Concurrent Session 2B
11.10am - 12.30pm

Presenter: Jan Rice
Attendance: In-Person
Outline: How to assess & treat a complex traumatic hand wound.

Hand Trauma Orthoses

Concurrent Session 2C
11.10am - 12.30pm

Presenter: Ray Jongs
Attendance: In-Person, hands-on, limited places
Outline: Details coming soon!

Clinical Reasoning in Hand Trauma

Concurrent Session 2D
11.10am - 12.30pm

Presenter: Lauren Miller
Attendance: In-Person
Outline: This workshop outlines the process of clinical reasoning, and applies this to a series of case studies about people who have experienced traumatic hand injuries. Clinical reasoning will be used for each case at different time points during rehabilitation to determine appropriate lines of questioning in history taking, select diagnostic tests, and apply interventions including splinting and exercise. This is a lecture style workshop where participants are encouraged to think through the clinical decision-making process with the presenter. This workshop focuses on responding to changing subjective and objective findings, adjusting intervention and continuing to reassess throughout the course of rehabilitation following traumatic hand injury. 

Friday Session 4

Elbow Trauma

Concurrent Session 4A
3.40pm - 5.00pm

Presenter: Val Jones
Attendance: Virtual & In-Person
Outline: Details coming soon!

X-ray of the Hand & Wrist

Concurrent Session 4B
3.40pm - 5.00pm

Presenter: Peter O’Reilly
Attendance: In-Person
Outline: Details coming soon!

Hand Trauma Orthoses (Repeat)

Concurrent Session 4C
3.40pm - 5.00pm

Presenter: Ray Jongs
Attendance: In-Person, hands-on, limited places
Outline: Details coming soon!

Wrist Assessment 

Concurrent Session 4D
3.40pm - 5.00pm

Presenter: Rosemary Prosser 
Attendance: In-Person, hands-on, limited places
Outline: Details coming soon!

Saturday Session 6

Pain Evaluation in the Clinic

Concurrent Session 6A
11.10am - 12.30pm

PresenterDave Walton
Attendance: Virtual & In-Person
Outline: Details coming soon!

Differentiating the Source of Upper Limb Symptoms

Concurrent Session 6B
11.10am - 12.30pm

PresenterRob Boland
Attendance: In-Person, hands-on, limited places
Outline: Hand therapists often manage patients with disparate upper limb symptoms that included pain and dysaesthesia.  Effective management depends upon accurate identification of the source of the patient’s symptoms.  This workshop will provide tips and techniques to assist the Hand Therapist to identify the source of the patient’s symptoms to facilitate management that might include referral for further investigations.

CRPS

Concurrent Session 6C
11.10am - 12.30pm

PresenterTBC
Attendance: In-Person
Outline: Details coming soon!

Brachial Plexus Injuries for the Hand Therapist

Concurrent Session 6D
11.10am - 12.30pm

PresenterSara Brito
Attendance: In-Person, hands-on, limited places
Outline: Details coming soon!