23rd November 2016
The Annual South Australian Hand Surgery Conference was held in Adelaide on 23rd November.
Our keynote speaker was Dr Wolfgang Heiss-Dunlop FRACS from New Zealand who spoke about the following:
It had an immediate impact on the audience who practiced her advice in their talks and when greeting colleagues
24th to 28th October 2016
Suzanne attended the International Federation of Societies for Hand Surgery and Therapy Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina in October.
It was an inspirational meeting with courses on Thumb arthritis latest evidence based splints and exercises, joint replacement and surgery, brachial plexus rehabilitation and last but not least the scientific convenor Dr Birgitta Rosen speaking on sensation in hand and recovery post surgery.
26th to 28th August 2016
Fiona Peck, an eminent Hand Therapist from Manchester in the UK lectured on her current research into the rehabilitation of tendon injuries in the hand to achieve better results and speedier recovery.
There were also some excellent workshops on musician’s injuries with Bronwen Ackerman and Dr John White and Rotator Cuff muscles of shoulder by Dr Karen Ginn.
The conference dinner this year was held at Madame Tussauds, the theme was “ A Night with the Stars” and everyone was encouraged to come dressed as a star!
It was a fantastic evening and as always gives therapists from all over the country the chance to get together and to network in a social setting.