Day 2 - Friday 6th May

Pain Symposium

Time
Programme
Faculty

09:00 - 09:10

Welcome and introduction

Prof Alan Macfarlane 

Prof Philip Peng

09:10 - 11:00

SESSION 1

Fascia and Pain

Role of fascia in pain

Dr Carla Stecco

Intervention of fascia in pain

Dr Yoshihiro Zenita

Dr Masei Suda

Fascial plane block in pain practice

Dr Mauricio Forero

Q&A's

Gut microbiome and pain

Dr Athmaja Thottungal

Q&A's

11:00 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 13:15

SESSION 2

Ablation of knee joint-thermal and beyond

Thermal

Dr Thomas Haag

Chemical and cryoanaglesia

Prof Philip Peng

Dr Agi Stogicza

Q&A's

Group demonstration 1

Common upper trunk and spine block

All faculties

13:15 - 14:15

Lunch

14:15 - 16:30

SESSION 3

Regenerative symposium

Principles of Prolotherapy

Dr Andrea Trescot

Principles of PRP and stem cells

Dr Zbigniew Kirkor

How to choose your patient

Dr Andrea Trescot

2 cases for prolotherapy

Dr Agi Stogicza

2 cases for PRP and stem cells

Dr Zbigniew Kirkor

Discussion

Debate 1: Steroid use in pain medicine: friend or foe

Dr Athmaja Thottungal

Dr Anuj Bhatia

16:30 - 17:00

Break

17:00 - 18:00

SESSION 4

Group demonstration 2

Common lower trunk and spine block

All faculties

18:00

End of Day 2

Regional anaesthesia workshops

Brachial plexus block ABOVE the clavicle - interscalene, supraclavicular

Brachial plexus block BELOW the clavicle - Infraclavicular, Axillary

Peripheral nerve blocks of the upper extremity - median, musculocutaneous, radial, and ulnar nerves

Blocks for the knee joint - femoral nerve, adductor canal and iPACK blocks

Blocks for the foot and ankle - popliteal sciatic nerve, saphenous nerve and ankle blocks

Chest wall plane blocks - PECS I, II, serratus plane, intercostal nerve blocks

Abdominal wall plane blocks - quadratus lumborum, transversalis fascia plane, TAP and ilio-inguinal and ilio-hypogastric nerve blocks

Ultrasound of the spine (BASIC) - normal anatomy

Ultrasound of the spine (ADVANCED) - challenging anatomy (obesity, scoliosis, instrumentation)

Thoracic paravertebral, erector spinae plane & retrolaminar blocks

Blocks for hip fracture & spine surgery - periarticular hip block, fascia iliaca block, thoracolumbar interfascial plane block

Less common blocks in neck and upper extremity - superficial cervical plexus, supraclavicular nerve, suprascapular nerve, axillary nerve, costoclavicular brachial plexus approach

Less common blocks in lower extremity - obturator nerve, lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, proximal sciatic nerve block 

POCUS Sessions

08:45 - 13:00

POCUS Live Demo

Airway

Dr Rosie Hogg

Lung

Dr Nadia Hernandez

Diaphragm

Dr Kariem El-Boghdadly

Dr Jonny Wilkinson

Gastric

TBC

FAST

TBC

13:30 - 15:30

POCUS Workshop

Airway

TBC

Lung

TBC

Diaphragm

TBC

Gastric

TBC

FAST

TBC