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Hope to welcome international experts at Shoulder Rehabilitation Conference


Experts and clinicians will meet at Liverpool Hope University this November to explore the future of shoulder and upper limb rehabilitation. 

The two-day conference, themed as 'New Discoveries and Future Directions', will be held on Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th November at the University's Hope Park campus. 

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Suzanne Gard, Vice-president of EUSSER (European Society of Shoulder and Elbow Rehabilitation), Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences, Department of Physiotherapy, Geneva, Switzerland and Personal Trainer at the Swiss Olympic Medical Center, and the Sports Orthopedic and Trauma department at the University Hospital of Geneva, HUG, Switzerland.
  • Professor Lennard Funk, Shoulder Surgeon at Wrightington Hospital and Honorary Professor at the University of Salford and founder
  • Jo Gibson, Clinical Physiotherapy Specialist, and Associate Lecturer at Liverpool University specialising in rehabilitation of the shoulder. Jo works at the Liverpool Upper Limb Unit and in private practice and is a Consultant to several elite sports teams regarding shoulder rehabilitation.
  • Anju Jaggi, Consultant Physiotherapist, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Trust (UK) A Jaggi Physio Consultancy Ltd, Past President of European Society of Shoulder and Elbow Rehabilitation (EUSSER)
  • Dr Ian Horsley, Lead Physiotherapist and Technical Lead for the North West for the English Institute of Sport, clinical director of Back In Action Rehabilitation, in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, associate lecturer at Salford University, and member of the EdCom for EUSSER and BESS, and former physiotherapist for England Rugby Union squad.

Conference organiser Professor Omid Khaiyat said: "Our first conference is already promising to offer an excellent environment for exchanging the latest research and knowledge on shoulder rehabilitation and promoting interdisciplinary collaborations.

"The field of Shoulder Rehabilitation is fast changing as technological, scientific, and clinical advances continue to produce an overwhelming range of new evidence.

"Successful shoulder rehabilitation nowadays requires close collaborative teamwork and implementation of interdisciplinary interventions. We hope this conference will encourage and promote that."

Bookings close 24th November 2017. 

Published on 04/06/2019