Welcome to the 2017 International Patellofemoral Pain Clinical Symposium
July 22, 2017 | The University of Queensland, Brisbane


We have put together an exciting and informative one-day program, integrating presentations from leading international experts on PFP.

The day will include interactive clinical workshops, and an expert panel discussion on what really is important when managing runners with PFP.

All registrants will attend each workshop in turn, in breakout groups.

Registration will open at 8:00am, with the final session concluding at 5:00pm.

Lunch, morning tea and afternoon tea are included, and will allow plenty of opportunity to interact with presenters and sponsors.


(early bird ends June 17)

Session 1: Welcome & Summary of iPFRR17

  1. Dr Natalie Collins

    Summary of new research findings and key outcomes of consensus discussions from the 5th International Patellofemoral Pain Research Retreat (18-20th July 2017, Gold Coast)

Session 2: Assessment & Management of Runners with Patellofemoral Pain

  1. Keynote Speaker: Prof Irene Davis

    Treating PFP: Movement Matters!

  2. Dr Jason Bonacci

    Patellofemoral joint kinetics during running

  3. Dr Jean-Francois Esculier

    Educating runners with PFP about training loads is vital: results of a randomised clinical trial

Session 3: Optimising Exercise Prescription for Patellofemoral Pain

  1. Keynote Speaker: Prof Chris Powers

    Hip and knee strengthening for patellofemoral pain: Biomechanical considerations

  2. A/Prof Michael Rathleff

    How much exercise is enough for PFP, and what is optimal?

  3. Henrik Riel

    How can we get patients with PFP to adhere to our exercise prescription?

  4. Mark Matthews

    Hip exercises or foot orthoses for PFP?

Session 4: Concurrent Workshops

  1. Running retraining for PFP

    Prof Irene Davis, Dr Jason Bonacci, Dr Jean-Francois Esculier, Dr Christian Barton

  2. Exercise prescription for PFP

    Prof Chris Powers, A/Prof Michael Rathleff, Henrik Riel

  3. Prescribing foot orthoses for PFP

    Prof Bill Vicenzino, Dr Natalie Collins, Mark Matthews

Session 5: Panel Discussion

  1. Managing runners with PFP: education, exercise, running retraining... what really matters?

    Prof Irene Davis, Dr Jason Bonacci, Dr Jean-Francois Esculier,

    Moderator:  Dr Christian Barton


Date: July 22, 2017

Address: The University of Queensland, Brisbane

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