Lower Extremity Symposium

University Hospital

Auditorium A

Friday May 3rd, 2013

9am-4:30 pm

 

This symposium is designed for physiotherapists and health care professionals who work with an orthopaedic population. The focus will be on innovative orthopaedic surgical techniques and new trends in rehabilitation for patients following lower extremity surgery. Topics that will be discussed include:

  • exercise prescription
  • dosing and functional rehabilitation for the active, lower extremity post surgical patient
  • the role of soft tissue release following surgery; pedorthic assessment and treatment of leg length discrepancy after total hip replacement
  • the Anterior Approach for total hip replacement
  • rehabilitation and functional testing for determination of return to sport and new surgical approaches for lower extremity cartilaginous injuries of the knee.

 

Agenda

 

8:15 a.m.

Registration and refreshments (3rd floor hallway outside of Auditorium A)

 

9:00 a.m.

Welcome and overview (3rd floor, Auditorium A)

 

9:10 a.m.

New trends in functional rehabilitation for the active, middle aged lower extremity patient following surgery

Carolyn Jaeger, BA, BScPT

 

9:45 a.m.

Management of connective tissue and therapeutic exercise dosing for the surgical patient

Jen Van Bussel, PT, BSc(EXCI), BScPT, FCAMPT

 

10:15 a.m.

Nutrition break

 

10:45 a.m.

Soft tissue release and its role in post surgical rehabilitation

Matt Johns, RMT, CMFR

 

11:15 a.m.

Pedorthic assessment and treatment of leg length discrepancy after total hip replacement

Colin Dombrowski, PhD, CK, CPedC

 

12:00 noon

Lunch (provided)

 

1:00 p.m.

The Anterior Approach for total hip replacement

Dr. Brent Lanting, MD, FRCSC, BESc

 

2:00 p.m.

Efficacy of the McKenzie system of mechanical diagnosis and therapy for knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial

Sean Willis, PT

             

2:30 p.m.

Rehabilitation and functional testing for determination of return to sport

Steve Di Ciacca, BHKin, BScPT, MSc, FCAMPT, Sport Diploma

 

3:00 p.m.

Nutrition Break

 

3:30 p.m.

Current concepts and future perspectives on biological joint reconstruction

Dr.Alan Getgood, MPhil, MD, FRCS(Tr&Orth), DipSEM

 

4:00 p.m.

Questions

 

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