Comprehensive Management of Knee Osteoarthritis

OA-Symposium-&-Workshop
  • Overview
  • Symposium
  • Workshop
  • Invited Guests/Speakers
  • Registration

As an extended program of the 13th Hong Kong International Orthopaedic Forum organized by the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong, this is the first local symposium where physicians, surgeons, nurses, and allied health professionals will meet for updates and discussion on current issues related to knee osteoarthritis. The subsequent workshop will involve demonstration and hands on practice of neuromuscular exercises for knee osteoarthritis. Our comprehensive programme will benefit allied health professionals, general practitioners, orthopaedic surgeons, rehabilitation specialists, and many more.

Date & Venue

Monday 25th April 2016

Symposium: 09:00 – 12:30, DKCH

Workshop: 14:30- 17:00, MMRC 

Organizers

  • Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital
  • Department of Nursing, Maclehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre
  • Department of Physiotherapy, Maclehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre
  • Department of Occupational Therapy, Maclehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre

CME/CPD/CNE Accreditations

Pending

Venue

Lecture Theatre, 3/F Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital

Schedule

Time Topic Guests / Speakers
08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:05 Opening Remarks Dr WK Ching / Hospital Chief Executive
09:05-09:10 Welcome and Introduction Prof Kenneth Cheung / Head, Department of O&T
Part I : Overview of Knee Osteoarthritis
09:15-09:25 Overview of OA Knee: Diagnosis and Great Mimickers Dr Lewis Chan / O&T Surgeon
09:25-09:35 Is that Inflammatory Arthritis? Rheumatologist’s Perspectives in OA Knee Management Dr Carmen Ho/ Rheumatologist
09:35-09:45 International Guidelines in OA Knee Management Dr Henry Fu /  O&T Surgeon
09:45-10:00 Patient Education and Exercise Therapy as Treatment for OA Knee Prof Ewa Roos
10:00-10:10 Exercise Therapy in the Management of OA Knee- Local Experience Mr Desmond Yeung / Physiotherapist
10:10-10:20 Lifestyle modification in OA Knee: Balance between Activity Participation and Energy Conservation Ms YL Ng /

Occupational Therapist

10:20-10:30 Importance of Diet and Weight Control in OA Knee: Advice from Dietitian Ms Fanny Li / Dietitian
10:30-10:40 How to Increase Compliance of Exercise/Weight Management in OA Knee : Tips from Clinical Psychologist Dr Amanda Mak/

Clinical Psychologist

10:40-10:50 Discussion
10:50-11:00 Break
Part II : OA Knee Management : From Conservative Management to Surgery
11:00-11:10 Orthotic Management in OA Knee Mr Terrence Kwong/

Prosthetist & Orthotist

11:10-11:20 Pharmacological Management of OA Knee : Options and Precautions Ms Eliza Lee/ Pharmacist
11:20-11:30 Current OA Knee Care in Primary Healthcare in Hong Kong Dr Catherine Ng/

Family Physician

11:30-11:35 Glucosamine and Viscosupplementation injection: Do they work? Dr Henry Fu / O&T Surgeon
11:35-11:45 Is there a role for Arthroscopy in OA Knee Management? Prof Ewa Roos
11:45-11:55 Surgical Options in the Management of OA Knee Dr Lewis Chan / O&T Surgeon
11:55-12:15 Good Life with osteoArthritis in Denmark (GLAD)- putting science into action Prof Ewa Roos
12:15-12:25 Discussion
12:25-12:30 Concluding Remarks

* Programs are subject to change without prior notice.

The Neuromuscular Exercise in Practice Workshop is a training program intended for physiotherapists to enhance their knowledge on exercise regime for knee osteoarthritis. The workshop will involve 4 stations with emphasis on core stability, dynamic alignment, muscle strength and functional exercises. There will be demonstrations by Professor Ewa Roos and stations with hands on practice.

Venue

Physiotherapy Gym, 2/F, MacLehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre

Target Participants

Physiotherapist with Interest in Osteoarthritis Care

(Physiotherapist will be given a higher priority in the application)

Other Health Care Professionals can apply as participants or observers subject to availability of vacancy

Time

14:30- 17:00

  • Dr. CHING Wai Kuen

Hospital Chief Executive, Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital /TWGHs Fung Yiu King Hospital /MacLehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre

  • Prof. CHEUNG Man Chee Kenneth

Head, Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, the University of Hong Kong

  • Prof. Ewa Roos

Professor and Head of Research Unit for Musculoskeletal Function and Physiotherapy, the University of Southern Denmark

  • Dr. HO Tze Kwan Carmen, Rheumatologist

Consultant, Department of Medicine, Tung Wah Hospital

  • Dr. CHAN Ping Keung Lewis, O&T Surgeon

Associate Consultant, Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital

  • Dr. NG Sze Wing Catherine, Family Physician

Associate Consultant, Department of Family Medicine & Primary Healthcare, Queen Mary Hospital

  • Dr. FU Chun Him Henry, O&T Surgeon

Resident Specialist, Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital

  • Dr. MAK Kin Yin Amanda, Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychology Dept i/c, Clinical Psychology Department, MacLehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre

  • Mr. KWONG Wing Cheung Terrence, Prosthetist & Orthotist

Prosthetic & Orthotic Dept i/c, Prosthetic & Orthotic Department, MacLehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre

  • Ms. LI Kit Yu Fanny, Dietitian

Dietetic & Catering Dept i/c, Dietetic and Catering Department, Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital /TWGHs Fung Yiu King Hospital /MacLehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre

  • Ms. Eliza LEE, Pharmacist

Department Manager, Pharmacy Department, Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital /TWGHs Fung Yiu King Hospital /MacLehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre

  • Mr. YEUNG Shun Shing Desmond Physiotherapist

Physiotherapy Department, MacLehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre

  • Ms. NG Yan Lai Terri Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapy Department, MacLehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre