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Date and venue:
14 - 16 August 2015
Protea Hotel Stellenbosch,
Western Cape
SOUTH AFRICA


Important abstract dates:
Abstract submission deadline:
Friday 17 April 2015


Congress fees:
PASA member:
Early bird - R2500
Late registration - R3200
Day registration - R1100 per day

Non-PASA member:
Early bird - R3300
Late registration - R4000
Day registration - R1350 per day

Students:
Early bird - R650
Late registration - R800

Early bird fees are valid for registration and payment by 30 April 2015.


Contact us:
info@pasacongress.co.za

Programme

Below is a provisional programme. We will update this as information becomes available.

Friday 14 August 2015 – Day 1

09:00 – 10:00

Registration

Session 1: 10:00 – 12:00
Chair: Sean Pincus

10:00 – 10:15

Opening and Welcome: Sean Pincus

10:15 – 10:25

HoD Department of Podiatry University of Johannesburg: Simiso Ntuli

10:25 – 10:30

Keynote Introduction: Sean Pincus

10:30 – 11:15

Keynote Speaker: Kevin KirbyTissue Stress Theory: Changing the Paradigm in Biomechanical Therapy for the Foot and Lower Extremity

11:15 – 12:00

Keynote Speaker: Simon Spooner – How Foot Orthoses Work

Lunch and Trade: 12:00 – 13:30

Session 2: Biomechanics 1: 13:30 – 15:10
Chair: Sean Pincus

13:30 – 13:50

Howard DananbergNeural Plasticity, Muscular Inhibition and their effect on Chronic Pain

13:50 – 14:10

Kevin KirbySuccessful Conservative Treatment of Peroneal Muscle / Tendon Disorders

14:10 – 14:30

Bernhard ZipfelVariation in the Calcaneal Lateral Plantar Process and the Implications for the Origins of Rearfoot Varus

14:30 – 14:50

Simon Spooner The Zone of Optimal Stress: Implications for Foot Orthoses Practice

14:50 – 15:10

Q & A

Tea and Trade: 15:10 – 15:40

Session 3: Surgery 1: 15:40 – 17:20
Chair: Brandon Maggen

15:40 – 16:00

Kevin KirbyTen Biomechanical Functions of the Plantar Fascia

16:00 – 16:20

Jason CraneNew Concepts in Ankle Arthritis

16:20 – 16:40

Howard Dananberg Heel Pain Differential Diagnosis and Treatment Suggestions

16:40 – 17:00

Dawid BurgerInvestigating a Proposed Modification of the Weil Osteotomy and the Clinical and Biomechanical Effects Thereof

17:00 – 17:20

Q & A

Day 1 Closing

17:45 Onwards: Welcoming Function

 

Saturday 15 August 2015 – Day 2

07:00 – 07:45

Registration

Session 4: 07:45 - 08:40

Chair: Sean Pincus

07:45 – 07:55

Keynote Introduction: Sean Pincus

07:55– 08:40

Keynote Speaker: Howard DananbergThe Relevance of In-Shoe Pressure Analysis and its Clinical Application In Podiatric Medicine

Session 4A: Diabetes & Arthritis: 08:50 – 10:10
Chair: Stuart Alexander

Session 4B: Dermatology: 08:50 – 10:10
Chair: Howard Alexander

08:50 – 09:10

Maxine WinfieldDiabetic Charcot Foot: An Inflammatory Condition?

08:50 – 09:10

Calvin Sinnett Why are we Still Living in the Ice Age?

09:10 – 09:30

Vicky CameronA Study to Investigate the Clinical Effectiveness of a Prefabricated Foot Orthosis in Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

09:10 – 09:30

Nicolette HoureldPhototherapy Speeds up Healing of Chronic Diabetic Ulcers: In Vitro Studies

09:30 – 09:50

Liezl NaudeTotal Contact Casting: A South African Approach Towards Offloading the Diabetic Foot

09:30 – 09:50

Dr Nomphelo GantshoPalmoplantar Keratodermas

09:50 – 10:10

Q & A

09:50 – 10:10

Q & A

Tea and Trade: 10:10 – 10:40

Session 5A: Clinical: 10:40 – 12:20
Chair: Nadia Dembskey

Session 5B: Biomechanics 2: 10:40 – 12:20
Chair: Calvin Sinnett

10:40 – 11:00

Simon SpoonerVariations in the Interpretation of a Foot Orthosis Prescription

10:40 – 11:00

Ripple EffectThe Digital Orthotic Revolution!

11:00 – 11:20

Kevin KirbyPosterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction: Biomechanical Etiology and Effective Treatment

11:00 – 11:20

Dennis RehbockMaximalist Running Shoes in South Africa

11:20 – 11:40

Sean PincusThe Locus of Control. The Most Powerful Tool you Have!

11:20 – 11:40

Bernhard Zipfel The Origins of Endurance Running in Humans: Natural Selection or Coincidence?

11:40 – 12:00

Megan MaddocksOccupational Upper Limb Disorders in Podiatrists: Risk Factors and General Prevention

11:40 – 12:00

Kevin KirbyFootstrike and Barefoot/Shod Running Controversies: What Does Science Tell Us

12:00 – 12:20

Q & A

12:00 – 12:20

Q & A

Lunch and Trade: 12:20 – 13:10

Session 6A: Education: 13:10 – 14:30
Chair: Erin Dayaram

Session 6B: Surgery 2: 13:10 – 14:30
Chair: Janine Smith

13:10 – 13:30

Anette ThompsonMTPJ Morphometrics: Evidence to Encourage a "Flex Zone" in Footwear

13:10 – 13:30

Andy Blecher Arteriovascular Malformation in the Foot: Case Study

13:30 – 13:50

Simiso Ntuli Current Training of Podiatrists in South Africa: The Challenges and Opportunities in Academic Training

13:30 – 13:50

Laura RedmanLimb Alert: The Ischaemic Limb is a Red Flag for Generalised Vascular Disease

13:50 – 14:10

Ruan VisagieImaging Approach to Hind Foot and Forefoot Pain

13:50 – 14:10

Brett ChatmanSurgical Debridement, Grafting and Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Treatment for Gas Gangrene of the Lower Extremity with Retained Hardware: A Limb Salvage Case Report

14:10 – 14:30

Q & A

14:10 – 14:30

Q & A

Tea and Trade: 14:30 – 15:00

Session 7: Workshops: 15:00 – 17:40

15:00 – 17:40 Revolving every 40 minutes

  1. Prof Kevin KirbyPractical Demonstration of Subtalar Joint Axis Location Techniques, Supination Resistance Test, Maximum Pronation Test, Hubscher Maneuver, Forefoot Plantarflexion Test and Plantar Plate Tears Tests
  1. Simon SpoonerThe X, Y and Z of Foot Orthoses at the Midtarsal Joint
  1. Howard DananbergManipulations of the Lower Extremity
  1. Trade

Biennial General Meeting: 17:40 – 18:40

Day 2 Closing

20:00 Onwards: Connection Dinner

 

Sunday 16 August - Day 3

06:00 – 07:00

Fun event: Babalas Bus / Hangover Hike

07:00 – 08:00

Registration

Session 8: Sports: 08:00 – 10:20
Chair: Anette Thompson

08:00 – 08:40

WORKSHOP: Howard DananbergUsing F-scan to Analyse Gait Function During Shod Walking

08:40 – 09:00

Maxine Winfield and Stuart AlexanderTendon Pathology: -itis, -opathy or Continuum?

09:00 – 09:20

Stuart AlexanderA Review of Athletes Presenting for Medical Assistance at the 2011 Ironman South Africa Triathlon Event

09:20 – 09:40

Simon SpoonerModelling the Leg as a Spring: Implications for Injury and Performance

09:40 – 10:00

Howard AlexanderThe Inter Rater and Intra Rater Reliability of Capturing Foot Parameters Utilising a Computerised White Light Three Dimensional Scanner

10:00 – 10:20

Q & A

Tea and Trade: 10:20 – 10:50

Session 9: Ethics: 10:50 – 13:50
Chair: Andrew Clarke

10:50 – 11:30

Gustav Van GreunenThe Ethics of Relationships

11:30 – 12:10

Chris Eager VAT

12:10 – 12:50

ProfnetICD 10 Coding

12:50 – 13:50

Ludi Blum Memorial Lecture: Prof Wayne Derman

Day 3 Closing

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