The 4th Middle East Pediatric Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Seminar - Day 1

Friday: 25 October 2019

08:00 Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments


08:30 Welcome Remarks by the Chair

Donna Wicks

Donna Wicks

Pediatric Physiotherapist, Neuropedia Neuroscience Centre , UAE


Session 1: Pediatric Physiothrapy


Moderator:

  Dr. Pauline Christmas
Consultant physiotherapist for the management of spasticity in children, Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust, UK
     
  Amy Bailey
Psychologist, kidsFIRST, UAE




09:00 Assessment and Management of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Speaker

Dr. Haitham Osman Elbashir

Dr. Haitham Osman Elbashir

Consultant in Pediatric Rehabilitation and Head of Neurosciences Center of Excellence, Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, UAE


09:20 A Focus on Quality of Life in Spinal Muscle Atrophy

Speaker

Samira Cutts

Samira Cutts

Occupational Therapist, Kings College Hospital, Dubai, UAE


09:40 Psychological Impact of Disability on Family

Speaker

Amy Bailey

Amy Bailey

Psychologist, kidsFIRST, UAE


10:00 3D Gait Analysis – Clinical Applications

Speaker

Dr. Jennifer Walsh-O’Donovan

Dr. Jennifer Walsh-O’Donovan

Head of Sports and Human Performance, Emirates SportsMed, UAE


10:20 Q&A and Discussion Session

Q&A and Discussion Session


10:30 Coffee and Networking Break

Coffee and Networking Break


10:50 Keynote Speaker: Hip Preservation in Perthes' Disease - The Timing of Intervention is the Key to Success

Speaker

Dr. Benjamin Joseph

Dr. Benjamin Joseph

Consultant Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Aster Medcity, Kochi, India

 

Comined session with the MEPOS Delegates


11:30 Roundtable: Idiopathic Scoliosis

MEPOS and PT/OT Joint Session

 

Moderator:
  Dr. Marc Sinclair
Chairman, MEPOS; Lead Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Kings College Hospital, UAE
     
Panelists:
  Eva Zakopcanova
Pediatric Physiotherapist, The Children's Medical Centre, UAE
     
  Makram Tebbi
General Managing Director and Clinical Orthotist Prosthetist, Mobilis Medical Manufacturing, UAE
     
  Dr. Ashok Johari
Director and Chief Pediatric Orthopaedic and Spine Surgeon, Children’s Orthopaedic Centre, Mumbai, India
     
  Amy Bailey
Psychologist, kidsFIRST, UAE
     
  Dr. Zaid Al-Aubaidi
Pediatric Orthopedic and Pediatric Spine Surgeon, Head of Pediatric Orthopedic Unit, Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai, UAE

12:30 Prayer and Lunch Break

Students from Sharjah University to Make Poster Session Presentations During the Break


Session 2: Cerebral Palsy


Moderator:

  Donna Wicks
Pediatric Physiotherapist, Neuropedia Neuroscience Centre, UAE
     
  Dr. Aman Sohal
Founding Partner and Clinical Director, Neuropedia Neuroscience Centre, UAE

 


14:00 Movement Patterns: The Science of What’s Happening

Speaker

Dr. Aman Sohal

Dr. Aman Sohal

Founding Partner and Clinical Director, Neuropedia Neuroscience Centre, UAE


14:20 Spasticity Management in Children the Evidence Base

Speaker

Dr. Pauline Christmas

Dr. Pauline Christmas

Consultant Physiotherapist for the Management of Spasticity in Children, Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust, UK


14:40 Hip Surveillance in Cerebral Palsy : Importance and Practical Implementation

Speaker

Dr. Vladimir Kenis

Dr. Vladimir Kenis

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Turner Institute for Children's Orthopedics, St. Petersburg, Russia


15:00 Neuropsychology – Importance of Cross Patterning Task and the Impact of Neurodevelopment in Children

Speaker

Dr. Agnieszka Montgomery

Dr. Agnieszka Montgomery

Pediatric Clinical Psychologist, Neuropedia Neuroscience Centre, UAE


15:20 Q&A and Discussion Session

Q&A and Discussion Session


15:35 Coffee and Networking Break

Coffee and Networking Break


Session 3

Moderator

Mona Hussain

Mona Hussain

UAE


16:10 Functional Casting


 

  Stephanie Berkhout
Pediatric Physical Therapist, HOD, Neuropedia, UAE
     
  Dr. Simone Battibugli
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, The Children’s Medical Centre, UAE

16:20 3D Gait Analysis – Clinical Application

Speaker

Dr. Jennifer Walsh-O’Donovan

Dr. Jennifer Walsh-O’Donovan

Head of Sports and Human Performance, Emirates SportsMed, UAE


16:30 Advances in Prosthetic Solutions in Congenital Amputations and Deficiencies

Speaker

Sofyan Tebbi

Sofyan Tebbi

Pediatric Orthopedic, Mobilis, UAE


16:50 The Treatment of CRPS of the Upper Extremity from an OT Perspective

Speaker

Samira Cutts

Samira Cutts

Occupational Therapist, Kings College Hospital Dubai, UAE


17:10 Spina Bifida – Management Concept According to the Level of Lesion

Speaker

Dr. Walter Strobl

Dr. Walter Strobl

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, MOTIO Pediatric Orthopedic Institute, Austria


17:30 Parental Perspective: A Personal Journey of Being the Parent of a Special Needs Child

Speaker

Kellaigh Moffett

Kellaigh Moffett



17:50 Q&A and Discussion

Q&A and Discussion


18:00 Closing Remarks and End of Day 1 PT / OT Seminar

Closing Remarks and End of Day 1 PT / OT Seminar