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26th Annual Conference – A Day for Medics


Wanchai, Hong Kong

Thursday, October 20 – Sunday, October 23, 2016

Friday, October 21, 2016 - A Day For Teachers

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - A Day For Medics

A Day for Medics

In 2016, A Day for Medics will be run within the main conference on Saturday October 22st. Aimed at the local and mainland medical and paramedical professions, the programme has been put together by Hong Kong Orthopaedic surgeon Dr Jason Brockwell. Joining delegates from the main conference, the day will consist of a series of presentations from an international collection of esteemed dance medicine practitioners on topics such as the dancers foot and ankle, motor control issues and epidemiology of performers injuries. Topical dance medicine posters will be presented during this day. A networking event will also occur to ensure medics have time to meet, exchange ideas, thoughts and business cards.

A Day for Medics

In conjunction with Matilda International Hospital and Asia Medical Specialists

8:00 - 8:50 am Registration; Tea and Coffee, Lobby, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Session One Amphitheatre Moderator: Dr Henry Yip

8.50 - 9.00am Opening Remarks Dr Peter Lavine, Vice President, IADMS

Preventative Medicine
9:00 - 10:00 am Functional stability vs. structural stability: Do they co-exist? Mr Craig Phillips

10:00 - 11:00 am Performance medicine in The House of Dancing Water’ Mr Matthew Pilla and Dr Terence Chan

11:00 - 12:00 pm REFRESHMENT BREAK and Poster Presentations (Painters Corner G/F1)

Session Two Amphitheatre Moderator: Dr Selina Shah

Foot and Ankle
12:00 - 1:00 pm The dancer’s foot and ankle Professor Niek Van Dijk

1.00 - 1.15 pm Arthroscopic autologous matrix induced chondrogenesis for the treatment of osteochondral defect of talus: Hong Kong series Dr Siu Wah Kong

1.15 - 1.30 pm Arthroscopic anterior talofibular ligament repair to treat lateral ankle instability in Hong Kong Dr Siu Wah Kong

1.30 - 2.00 pm Posterior ankle impingement in dancers Dr Henry Yip

2.00 - 3.30 pm LUNCH

Session Three Amphitheatre Moderator: Dr CC Kong

Knees and Cells
3.30 - 4.30 pm Anterior cruciate ligament - current concepts Professor Freddie Fu

4.30 - 5.15 pm Defining your boundary of medical practice: current controversies of stem cell therapies Professor Ming Hao Zheng

5.15 - 5.30 pm Tenocytes in hamstring tendinopathy Mr Jason Brockwell

5.30 - 6.00 pm REFRESHMENT BREAK and Medical Doctors’ networking event (Studio 9)

Session Four Amphitheatre Moderator: Dr Peter Lavine

6.00 - 7.00 pm Small things with big consequences… Multidisciplinary panel on treatment of the hallucal-sesamoid bone complex in dancers Ms Patrizia Melchert, Mr Peter Lewton-Brain, Ms Moira McCormack, Dr Nancy Kadel

Separate evening events include medics’ dinner and IADMS evening party

Program subject to change
Revised September 17, 2016

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