Monday, 16 July 2012

ESP MSK (Musculoskeletal) Interest Group

Connect are pleased to announce the details of our MSK Interest Group tailored specifically to the needs of ESPs or Clinical Specialists.


·       To understand differential diagnosis of pathology that can arise as a result of “inversion injury”

·       To recognise when to refer an acute ankle sprain for an X-ray or to Trauma Orthopaedics for suspected fracture based on knowledge of Ottawa Rules

·       To gain greater insight into when to escalate patients care and when/what to image if not making adequate progress after ankle sprain

·       To understand predisposing factors of patients who develop CAI and neuromuscular factors associated with ankle instability recurrence

·      To encourage re-evaluation of rehabilitation of first time ankle sprains and CAI patients to reflect research into physiotherapy practice

·       To understand the different surgical options

Tuesday 31st July 2012

6.30pm – 8.00pm (refreshments provided)

Trinity Church (Opposite Connect Clinic) High Street, Gosforth. Newcastle. NE3 4AG

Mr David Townshend, FRCS (Orth) Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon. Northumbria NHS
Health Care Trust.
Aimee Robson, MSc, MCSP, Clinical Manager, Connect Physical Health

£10.00 (payable at time of booking)

To book:
Contact Vera Nichol on 0191 213 5116 or via email

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