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2 Hours' CPD - Common Hip & Knee Problems - A Primary Care Survival Guide

Early Bird Booking Offer - Book this course now at a reduced cost of £32 + VAT (ending soon)

Join Mr Rohit Jain, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, as he guides attendees through common conditions of the hip and knee and discusses treatment pathways.
Pain, swelling & mechanical symptoms are the most common complaints in patients with knee problems and in most cases a careful history and physical examination can determine the etiology. In the first half of the evening, Mr Jain will discuss common causes of:

  • Lateral knee pain 
  • Medial knee pain
  • Anterior knee pain 
  • Posterior knee pain 

In the second half of the evening, Mr Jain will cover common hip conditions and their cause. Primary abnormality of the hip or pelvis can cause symptoms in the lumbar spine or knee, and a primary abnormality in the lumbar spine or knee may cause a secondary abnormality in the hip.

Pain is the most common indicator of hip problems and in most cases again we can determine the etiology through a careful history and physical examination. The following conditions will be covered:

  • Anterior (groin) hip pain
  • Posterior (gluteal) hip pain
  • Lateral hip pain

He will discuss updates to diagnosis techniques and treatment options open to patients if symptoms fail to settle.

9 useful handouts on examinations, diagnosis and causes of hip and knee pain will also be provided to attendees on the night. 


Mr Jain will cover the following learning points: 

• Common causes of knee / hip pain 
• Examination techniques 
• Primary care practice recommendations 
• Integrating the history and physical examination to diagnose pain 
• Indications for diagnositic imaging 
• When to refer onwards (and when not to!)

What's Included:

Admission to course, 2 hours CPD, speaker's handout, tea and coffee on arrival, light sandwich buffet during interval and a Certificate of Attendance.

Delegate costs: 
£32 + VAT (Early Bird Offer - ending soon)


Organiser name: 
CPD Gateway
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Where & When

14 Jun 2018
7pm to 9pm
BMI Somerfield Hospital
63-77 London Road
Maidstone ME16 0DU
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