Please join us for an evening to explore the area of Shoulder Instability. Current evidence that underpins the assessment and management of this condition will be presented and discussed. Professor David O'Briain*, shoulder and upper limb Surgeon and Sports specialist at UPMC will provide an insight from his perspective on assessment and management of this area. Dr Clare Lodge**will present the most up to date evidence on rehabilitation of conservatively managed unstable shoulder injuries. There will be time for Q+A as well as light refreshments.
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*Professor David E. O’Briain graduated from University College Dublin (UCD) School of Medicine with an honours degree and completed the national orthopaedic specialist training scheme to become a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Prof. O’Briain holds a master’s degree in surgery from NUI Galway and a graduate diploma and a master’s degree in healthcare informatics from UCD. Internationally, he completed fellowship training in all aspects of elective and traumatic shoulder and elbow surgery at the Sydney Shoulder Research Institute (SSRI) and furthered his studies by participating in a year of ACGME-accredited fellowship training in sports surgery and upper limb surgery in Tampa, Florida, U.S. He was affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF), where he worked with world-renowned surgeons at USF and in the Florida Orthopaedic Institute. Prof. O’Briain is an Assistant Professor and Adjunct Clinical Lecturer at UCD School of Medicine and treats patients at UPMC Whitfield Hospital and UPMC Aut Even Hospital.
**Dr Clare Lodge qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist from the University of Cardiff, attaining her MSc in UCD in 2002 and progressing to her professional Clinical Doctorate whilst working in Boston from the University of Massachusetts. She balances an academic, clinical and research career through her work at SETU Carlow where she is a Senior Lecturer on the Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy program and HealthCORE director actively engaging in national and international health related research initiatives. She also is a practicing clinician specialising in Musculoskeletal health and a member of the FSEM (UK). Dr Lodge is a visiting Lecturer/ Assistant Professor in University College Dublin, Health Sciences since 1st January 2020.