Orthopaedic GP meeting

GP Orthopaedic Educational Lecture at Spire Cheshire Hospital

 Thursday 22nd January 2015

 6.30pm – 7.00 pm Hot Supper   Lectures commence promptly at 7.00pm


Mr Stephen Lipscombe, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon

 Options for the management of Dupuytren’s contracture

 Learning points: 

  • The initial conversation with the patient

  • Types of surgery and what can be achieved

  • Needle fasciotomy – what’s involved 

  • Collagenase – the technique and results


Mr Curtis Robb, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in knee surgery

Why sports knee injuries matter

Learning points:

  • How to assess them

  • Which patients to refer on

  • The natural history of knee injuries

  • The role of the knee surgeon 


Miss Seema Prasad, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in foot and ankle

Common causes of heel pain

Learning points:

  • How to diagnose a tight gastrocsoleus complex

  • Differentiating and treating insertional and non-insertional Achilles tendinopathy

  • When is surgery required?

  Venue: Spire Cheshire Hospital, Fir Tree Close, Stretton, Warrington, WA4 4LU

RSVP to Colette Smith - Click here to send an email to reserve your place  Telephone 01925 215096

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