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Sporting Upper Limb Masterclass - FALKIRK
4th & 5th March 2023
2 days
Falkirk Business Hub, Weir Street, Falkirk, FK1 1RA
Life Fit Wellness
Ian Gatt

This 2-day course has been shaped to combine effective methods of assessment, treatment, and functional rehabilitation of the whole Upper Limb; Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder. The tutor has a strong background in the management of these areas and will present a course that will allow clinicians to enhance their existing knowledge and impact positively in their respective practice. The content is constantly updated with new evidence-based practice from clinical experience and current research. To date the content delivered by the tutor has been positively received by physiotherapists, occupational therapists, sports therapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, doctors, and other allied professionals. Whether you are working in a private clinic, hospital setting, MOD, or sporting environment you will surely find this to be immediately applicable to your role. These two days will engage your learning in an interactive and fun environment!

    Course Aims

    • Functional and simplified overview of applied anatomy and mechanics of the Upper Limb
    • Refined Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation approaches for the Upper Limb
    • Appreciation of Kinetic Chain considerations of the Upper Limb
    • Clinical reasoning for diverse pathologies, with inclusion of real case studies
    • Use of Objective Measures for the Upper Limb to enhance return to sport/work & performance
    • Balanced theory and practical delivery, encouraging discussion in a positive learning environment
    Attendance Information
    • Attendance Certificate: Yes
    • CPD Hours: 16

    • £295

    About Ian:
    Ian has been a sport physiotherapist for over 20 years, with considerable time spent managing the medical services and wider multidisciplinary team for the Great Britain Boxing program. He has attended a vast array of competitions, including multiple Olympic and Commonwealth Games, supporting elite athletes on their path to success. Ian is an Upper Limb Injury Specialist with the prestigious English Institute of Sport (EIS), providing a clinical expertise role to various Olympic and Paralympic Sports. He is also the physiotherapist/cutman with team Anthony Joshua, as well as supporting other professional boxers. Further, he provides private specialist consultations (ONLINE and/or face-to-face) on Upper Limb MSK injuries to both sporting and non-sporting clientele. Ian has a passion for teaching, delivering regular national/international educational workshops, webinars, and at conferences on diverse areas linked to Upper Limb sport injuries. He is a regular visiting Lecturer at University College London (UCL) and Queen Mary University London (QMUL), as well as collaborating with other universities. Further, he is a PhD candidate in Upper Limb Biomechanics at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). Ian enjoys the diversity of clinical, research and education which he finds complement each other towards progressive knowledge in the UpperLimb. You can find Ian on various social media platforms as the #theboxingphysio


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