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Paediatric & Adolescent Musculoskeletal disorders - an introduction

Cost: £130.00 (inc vat)
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26 May 2018Staffordshire: Cannock Chase Hospital, Physiotherapy Dept, Brunswick Road, Cannock WS11 5XYTom Quantrell13Book
16 Jun 2018West Sussex: University of Chichester, Sports Therapy Dept, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane, Chichester PO19 6PETom Quantrell11Book
14 Jul 2018Berkshire: Spire Dunedin Hospital, Physiotherapy Dept, 16 Bath Road, Reading, RG1 6NQTom Quantrell11Book
25 Aug 2018London: North Middlesex Hospital, Physiotherapy Dept, Sterling Way, London N18 1QXTom Quantrell13Book
15 Sep 2018Leicestershire: Loughborough Physiotherapy & Sports Injuries Clinic, 51 Forest Road, Loughborough, LE11 3NWTom Quantrell13Book
13 Oct 2018Scotland: Spire Murrayfield Hospital, Physiotherapy Dept, 122 Costorphine Road, Edinburgh EH12 6UDTom Quantrell14Book
17 Nov 2018Hampshire: Go Physiotherapy, 11 Bournemouth Road, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, SO53 3DATom Quantrell14Book
08 Dec 2018Cheshire: Warrington Hospital, Physiotherapy Dept, Lovely Lane, Warrington, WA5 1QGTom Quantrell14Book

Course Description

This course is aimed at musculoskeletal physiotherapists who are interested in the assessment and management of children and young people (CYP) with musculoskeletal disorders and paediatric physiotherapists who are keen to improve their musculoskeletal knowledge.

The course will predominantly focus on a typical patient that may present in an outpatient department or clinic.


Course Aims

The aim of this one day course is to allow the delegate to leave with a basic knowledge and confidence to assess and treat a CYP that presents in their clinic or department.


The topics that will be covered in the day are:

  • Normal musculoskeletal development

  • Normal gait development

  • Common CYP lower limb disorders

  • Common CYP upper limb disorders

  • Common CYP spinal disorders

  • Assessing a paediatric gait

  • Generalised hypermobility


Tom Quantrell MCSP MSc

Tom is a chartered physiotherapist with a master’s degree in sports and exercise rehabilitation and with over 10 years’ experience of working with children and young people (CYP). Over the last 8 years Tom has set up and run paediatric musculoskeletal services in both the NHS and private sector. He has worked with numerous elite young athletes including 2 years with a premiership rugby club’s junior academy and his current role as one of the age group physiotherapists for England Hockey. Tom also lectures on the Paediatric physiotherapy Master’s program at UCL.