Podiatry Symposium 2008 (PS 2008) - Feet in Sports (PS2008)

Venue: The Grassroots\' Club

Location: Singapore, Nil, Singapore

Event Date/Time: May 24, 2008 End Date/Time: May 26, 2008
Registration Date: May 24, 2008
Early Registration Date: Apr 30, 2008
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Description

Very little focus has been paid to the feet and most of the conferences involving the feet have been in the context of diabetes and the ongoing challenge of lowering amputation rates. However, other aspect of FEET in SPORTS is no less important. Many athletes have found their performance lacking due to conditions such as flat feet, or recurring ankle sprains and injuries.

The Podiatry Symposium is organized with the purpose of ensuring that our healthcare professionals remain updated with the latest ways lower limb conditions are diagnosed and treated. Our speakers will provide insights from various angles and points of view; from the sports physician to the orthopaedic surgeon, podiatrist, physiotherapists and also the traditional chinese acupuncturist. It will be a good opportunity for delegates to meet, exchange ideas, and forge friendships and good working relationships.

We are honoured to have Mr Craig Payne, Senior lecturer in the Department of Podiatry, La Trobe University, Australia as our guest speaker for this event. He will also be conducting our post conference workshop that will include a more hands on approach to examining the lower limb and the latest theories in the construction of foot orthotic devices.

Venue

190 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8, S'pore 568046
Singapore
Nil
Singapore
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Additional Information

Contact: Podiatry Symposium 2008 Secretariat National Healthcare Group Conference Management Unit 6 Commonwealth Lane, GMTI Building #06-01 Singapore 149547 Tel: (+65)6496 6850 Fax: (+65)6496 6853 email: conferenceinfo@nhg.com.sg

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