This week, the Fortius Clinic hosts FISIC ’17, a multidisciplinary sports conference covering sports injuries ‘from start to finish’. Aimed at orthopaedic surgeons, sports physicians, physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals with an interest in sport, at all levels, it takes place at The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster, London, on 27th to 28th September.
FISIC ’17 has been awarded 12 CPD points from the BOA, 15 points from the RCP and 12 points from the RCR.
Members of the London Shoulder Specialist team are on the faculty for the event, covering a number of different sessions.
Mr Andrew Wallace is chair of a session on upper limb throwing injuries on Wednesday and one on progression from shoulder instability to stiffness on Thursday. In the Wednesday session, fellow colleague Ms Susan Alexander will cover throwing injuries shoulder pathology in relation to the SLAP and biceps.
Also on Wednesday, two of the LSS team will be presenting on upper limb problems in the cyclist, chaired by Mr Steven Corbett. Mr Andy Richards will be discussing traumatic injuries of the clavicle and, then, Mr Corbett will present on ACJ dislocations. Then, Mr Richards will discuss forearm stiffness in the injured forearm session.
Thursday morning sees a session on sport after arthroplasty, drawing Fortius consultants from all disciplines. Mr Steven Corbett will focus on returning to sport after a total shoulder replacement (TSR).
A key session on the Thursday will focus on football and return to play at an elite level. Mr Andrew Wallace will be discussing contemporary management of shoulder injuries in elite football. He’ll also be reflecting on when to operate on a full thickness tear in the session focusing on the rotator cuff. The role of allograft reconstructions will also be featured in this session, presented by his colleague Mr Ali Narvani.
Two Stryker sponsored workshops on superior capsular reconstruction will also be presented by Mr Ali Narvani.