Dear Colleagues and Friends,
On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is my honor and privilege to welcome you to participate in Multidisciplinary Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Congress on Pain Management (MSK US PM) 2017 will be held on 19 ?21 May 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The Congress is organized by the Hong Kong Society of Musculoskeletal Pain and is supported by the Multidisciplinary International Association of Musculoskeletal Pain (MIA)
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. We expect that more than 300 delegates from the region will attend this important Congress. This Year we has Pre Congress refresher course, hands-on Cadaveric Workshop with in depth knowledge in anatomy in nerves and musculoskeletal medicine and dissection, Town Hall debate on OA knee and Masterclass Head to Toe Scan Hands on Workshop at the ends.
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. This year we have more than 40 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. 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 7 years since 2010, we shared a common Vision in getting better MSK pain management and hence we has cultivated our charity : MIA ( Multidisciplinary International Association of Musculoskeletal Pain) and will has Inauguration Ceremony in the Congress.
We would like to specially thank the dedicated work of the Organising 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 : HK Spasticity Management Society, HK Society of Rheumatology, HK Association of Rehabilitation Medicine , The HK Institute of Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Montpellier and Dubai Health Authority( MEDINFUSION),Asia chapters of International Associations of Study of Pain. Last but not the lease, we must extend our deepest gratitude to our health industry partners, who have kindly agreed to sponsor the Congress.
Once again, my warmest welcome to you all to this Fully-packed but Fruitful and Innovative Congress in Hong Kong !
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