Ortho-One Academy Symposium on ‘The Aging Knee’ and ‘The Athletic Knee’

Ortho-One, an orthopaedic specialty centre in Coimbatore, is organizing a comprehensive three-day symposium focusing on ‘The Aging Knee’ and ‘The Athletic Knee’ from June 14 to June 16, 2024. This event aims to bring together medical professionals, sports scientists, and renowned sports personalities to discuss the latest advancements and techniques in knee health and athletic performance.

Symposium Details:

1. The Aging Knee:

  • Dates: June 14-15, 2024
  • Location: The Residency Towers, Coimbatore
  • Target Audience: General practitioners and orthopaedicians
  • Highlights:
    • Presentations and Workshops: Led by eminent orthopaedic surgeons from across India, focusing on minimally invasive surgery methods and accurate diagnosis of aging knee conditions.
    • Demonstrations: Practical demonstrations to enhance understanding and application of advanced surgical techniques.
    • Best Paper Presentation Awards: Winners will receive fellowships in arthroscopy, arthroplasty, and rehabilitation at Ortho-One, encouraging innovation and excellence in the field.

2. The Athletic Knee:

  • Date: June 16, 2024
  • Location: Gee Dee Auditorium, Coimbatore
  • Collaborator: Sports Science India (SSI)
  • Target Audience: Sports professionals, coaches, physiotherapists, and athletes
  • Highlights:
    • Panel Discussions: Topics include injury prevention, performance enhancement, post-injury rehabilitation, sports nutrition, run analysis, and jump analysis.
    • Keynote Speakers:
      • Abhinav Bindra: First Indian Olympic Gold Medallist
      • I.M Vijayan: Arjuna Awardee and Former Captain of the Indian Football Team
      • Joel Sundaram: National Medallist and Road Cycling Coach
      • G. E. Sridharan: Arjuna Awardee and Former Indian Volleyball Player
    • Workshops:
      • Herman Liebenberg: Strength and Conditioning Coach, University of Free State, South Africa
      • John Gloster: Former physiotherapist for the Indian cricket team

Organizers’ Insights:

  • Dr. David V. Rajan, Organising Chair: “Aging knee issues are more prevalent than commonly recognized and can significantly impair the quality of life in older adults if not properly treated. This symposium aims to enhance knowledge about minimally invasive surgical methods and the accurate diagnosis of aging knee conditions.”
  • Dr. Santosh Sahanand, Organising Secretary: “Our goal with ‘The Athletic Knee’ symposium is to improve awareness at the grassroots level. Experts will share practical tips on enhancing sports performance, such as jumping higher, running faster, analyzing biomechanics using mobile phone videos, and choosing the right footwear.”

Special Launch:

  • Initiative: Halt Sports Injuries (HSI)
  • Launch Date: June 16, 2024, during the inauguration of ‘The Athletic Knee’ symposium at Gee Dee Auditorium.

Registration Information:

For those interested in attending, please contact 95803 71371 for registration details and further information. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and network with experts in the field of orthopaedics and sports science.

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