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Welcome Message



Dear Colleagues and Friends,

It is our great pleasure to inform you that the Multidisciplinary Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Symposium on Pain Management (MSK US PM) 2018 will be held on 30 November – 2 December 2018 in Regal Hotel ( TST) Hong Kong.

With the theme of “When Clinicians Meet Scientists”, this year the Congress is jointly organized by the Hong Kong Society of Musculoskeletal Pain (HKSMP) and Multidisciplinary International Association of Musculoskeletal Pain (MIA). MSK US PM is well known to have the uniqueness of combining the Clinical and Academic Experts from both Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Applications and Ultrasound for Pain Management. The Congress is an excellent opportunity to gather clinicians and scientists, to share clinical experience and latest advances with more than 30 multidisciplinary international speakers and local faculties. This year we have more than 30 international opinion leaders & local faculty members, allowing exchange in clinical experience in this State of the Art field of Regional Anaesthesia , Musculoskeletal and Pain medicine, using Ultrasound as Point of Care tool for Diagnosis, monitoring and treatment guidance with leading experts and opinion leaders in the field.

MSK US PM is very unique meeting in having Multidisciplinary Panels with Clinical oriented sharing, combining the Clinical and Academic Experts from different specialties and rehabilitation and sports science, with Surgeons and Physicians. It will be one of the most important interactive platforms for the Anaesthesiologists, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Pain and Rehabilitation Physicians, Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Radiologists, Rheumatologists, Family & Sports Physicians, Nurses and Physiotherapists. This Year we has Pre Congress refresher course, hands-on Cadaveric Workshop, Town Hall and Masterclass Head to Toe Scan Hands on Workshop at the ends. This year we specially has co-organization with Hong Kong Society of Rheumatologists for Full day Cadaveric pre congress full day Sono-anatomy workshop , with EULAR Musculoskeletal and international multidisciplinary Faculty to teach us lectures and hands on dissections workshop. We expect that more than 200 delegates from the region will attend this important Congress.

The Congress is an annual Forum for sharing, communications, fostering understanding among colleagues, musculoskeletal and pain experts and researchers, allowing Better Multidisciplinary Total Person Pain Management for Pain suffers. It will be one of the most important interactive platforms for different disciplines to share clinical experience.

With our prior international faculty from different specialties over past 8 years since 2010, we shared a common Vision in getting better MSK pain management with brotherhood from different disciplines and meet annually for sharing clinical pearls and consensus. We would like to specially thank the dedicated work of the Organizing Committee for their amazing efficient collaborative work. I would also like to thank all the overseas and local Faculty to spare their precious time to come to support this congress. Special acknowledgements also given to the supporting organizations.

Once again, my warmest welcome to you all to this Fully-packed and Innovative Unique Congress in Hong Kong !

Should you need more information , please feel free to contact Ms. Bobo Chan of our Congress Secretariat by phone at (852) 2559 9973 or by email at mskuspm@icc.com.hk .

Yours sincerely,



Dr. Li, Ching-fan Carina
Convenor and Founder, MSK US PM since 2010
Elected President, MIA (Multidisciplinary International Association of Musculoskeletal Pain)
President, Hong Kong Pain Society (IASP chapter)
Chairman, Hong Kong Society of Musculoskeletal Pain