Reading Shoulder Academy Training

The RSU Academy for GPs and Physiotherapists will take place virtually (Zoom) weekly, every Wednesday between 19:00 - 20:00 UK time commencing on 7 October 2020.

The sessions will be interactive with active participation of the delegates.

There will be a Q&A session at the end of each lesson. Questions can be sent by the chat.

Some sessions will include a Clinical Zoom session with patients - to allow Q&A of delegates with the patients and surgeons

The RSU academy will be delivered by Prof. Ofer Levy and the Reading Shoulder Unit team:

  • Mr Giuseppe Sforza
  • Mr Paolo Consigliere
  • Mr Ira Bachar Avnieli
  • Mr Feras Qawasmi
  • Mr Panagiotis Anastasopoulos (Panos)
  • Mrs Minal Desai

Meeting Dates:

7th October 2020
The Painful Shoulder -algorithm for diagnosis and treatment

Watch the recording of this session here.


14 October 2020
Physical Examination of the Shoulder - Shoulder Surface anatomy vs. arthroscopic anatomy vs. X-rays, Ultrasound, MRI and CT Imaging

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21 October 2020
Impingement Syndrome and AC joint symptoms - Diagnosis and treatment options – Update

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28 October 2020
Rotator cuff tears - Diagnosis and treatment options - Update including PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)treatment

Watch the recording of this session here.


4 November 2020
Frozen Shoulder and capsular tightness - Diagnosis and treatment options – Update

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11 November 2020
Calcific tendinitis - Diagnosis and treatment options – Update

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18 November 2020
Shoulder Instability - Diagnosis and Treatment – Update

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25 November 2020
Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis and cuff arthroplasty - treatment options – Update

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2 December 2020
Fractures around the shoulder, Proximal Humerus, Clavicle etc. - treatment options – update

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9 December 2020
Cutibacterium Acne Infections - an underestimated aetiology in the pathogenesis of 

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11 December 2020
Shoulder Examination Techniques

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16 December 2020 
The Painful Elbow - Epicondylitis - Tennis and Golfer Elbow - Diagnosis and Treatment - Update PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) treatment

Watch the recording of this session here.

 

23 December 2020
Physiotherapy for Shoulder Surgery. Simple stretching exercises, the Deltoid rehabilitation regime the "Reading protocol" - Physiotherapy protocols after Shoulder Surgery 

Watch the recording of this session here.

 

GP Referral Hotline

07387 262516

(24 hours)

Online Referral Form

Referral Process

  • Simply send a referral letter via our secure online system or post.

  • In the meantime your patient can contact their local Ramsay Hospital directly to arrange a convenient appointment.

  • If the patient does not contact us we will contact them to arrange an appointment according to the details provided on the referral.

Online Referral Form