Life Med for MSK Pain

Life Med for MSK Pain, created by Dr George Ampat (Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon) and Dr Deepak Ravindran (Consultant Pain Physician), is a refresher course on musculoskeletal medicine, exploring lifestyle measures to treat joint and muscle pain.

Life Med for MSK Pain (aka Lifestyle Medicine for Musculoskeletal Pain) was created through the united efforts of Dr George Ampat, a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in non-operative management of musculoskeletal conditions, and Dr Deepak Ravindran, a Consultant Pain Physician specialising in drug-free and intervention-free pain management. The resource aims to provide a refresher course on musculoskeletal medicine, with a focus on lifestyle measures to treat joint and bone pain. Interactive discussions, workshops and demonstrations will be provided by Dr Ampat and Dr Ravindran, both of whom have experience in public teaching and conducting CPD events.

    The Programme Schedule:

  • 09:00 – 09:25 Introduction – State of MSK Health
  • 09:25 09:50 Examination and Exercises for Neck
  • 09:50 10:15 Medications / NICE guidance
  • 10:15 10:40 Examination and Exercises for Shoulder & Elbow
  • 10:40 10:55 Workshop 1 (case presentation) – Neck
  • 11:25 11:50 Interventions / Placebo / BRAN
  • 11:50 12:15 Examination and Exercises for Wrist & Hand Disorders
  • 12:15 12:40 Diet / Microbiome
  • 12:40 12:55 Workshop 2 (case presentation) – Knee
  • 13:55 14:20 Examination and Exercises for Low Back Disorders
  • 14:20 14:45 Sleep
  • 14:45 15:00 Workshop 3 (case presentation) – Lower
  • 15:30 15:55 Examination and Exercises for Hip & Knee Disorders
  • 15:55 16:20 Mind / body Therapies
  • 16:20 16:45 Examination and Exercises for Foot & Ankle Disorders
  • 16:45 17:00 Debrief and close

    The Learning Objectives:

  • Diagnose and provide evidence-based non-operative management of common musculoskeletal disorders of the Neck, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hand, Lower Back, Hip, Knee, Foot and Ankle within a 10-minute consult.
  • Improve patient care and outcomes.
  • Empower Practitioners to handle MSK issues without referral to secondary care.
  • Tackle the long waiting list for MSK treatment and motivate patients to self-manage their pain.

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