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Best Practice Approach for Tendinopathy Rehab with Prof. Jill Cook


Leading tendon injury expert, Prof. Jill Cook joins us for a chat about a tendinopathy case study.

In this chat we will cover;
• Presentation and assessment of injury
• Plan for the rehab program
• Considerations for pain management 
• Opportunity for Q & A

Case history: Fred is a 17 year old volleyballer with left anterior knee pain.
- Trains 5 x per week plus 2 games
- Position is outside hitter – dynamic offensive/defensive role
- No specific incident causing injury, but knee has gradually become more painful
- Pain is always in the same spot, where it attaches to the bottom of his kneecap and never seems to spread
- Strength training is not part of training program 
- A sports physician did an ultrasound and diagnosed “patellar tendinitis,” with some tears in the tendon. The doctor was not sure that he should continue to play and gave him some anti-inflammatory medication
- Fred saw a physio who gave him stretches, some frictions and an ultrasound over tendon
- Both clinicians told him he would be better in 6 weeks, but it is now 10 weeks since his pain started, and he feels like it’s getting worse

With Guest Prof Jill Cook 

Jill Cook is a Professor in musculoskeletal health in the La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre at La Trobe University in Melbourne Australia. Jill’s research areas include sports medicine and tendon injury. After completing her PhD in 2000, she has investigated tendon pathology, treatment options and risk factors for tendon injury. Jill currently supplements her research by conducting a specialist tendon practice and by lecturing both in Australia and overseas. 

Schedule

Wednesday, 22 July 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm AEST
 
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  10:30am - 11:30am
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  11:00am - 12:00pm
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  10:30am - 11:30am
TAS:
  11:00am - 12:00pm
VIC: 
  11:00am - 12:00pm
WA:

  9:00am - 10:00am
 

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When
22/07/2020
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