Rescuing the Older Knee - London

Thursday, 13 June 2019 08:00 - 17:30 (GMT)

Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute (APPI)
The Chapel
Wellington Road
Kensal Rise
NW10 5LJ


This course will examine osteoarthritis, the signs and symptoms of the osteoarthritic knee and the degenerate meniscus, as well as discussing the long-term effects of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. It will look at intervention strategies that you can use and will demonstrate the effectiveness of these strategies from evidence in the literature. It will provide simple strategies for patient self-management to help improve function and quality of life for the older knee, minimise painful recurrences and avoid surgery where possible.

This course includes theoretical and practical components and explores recent studies in order to give a greater insight into treating the older knee. You will also gain pain management strategies for post-knee arthroplasties to assist rehabilitation.

08.00 Registration

08.30 Economic cost of OA, sources of OA pain, incidence of OA, outcomes of total knee arthroplasty, long term effect of ACL rupture and meniscal surgery

10.30 Morning tea

10.45 Evidence for effectiveness of OA management, treatment principles

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Assessment of weight bearing lower limb mechanics, gait. Assessment of lower limb on plinth

2.30 Treatment – taping, mobilisation, muscle training

4.00 Afternoon tea

4.15 Patient demonstration

5.00 Discussion

5.30 Conclusion of workshop

Jenny mcconnel


Jenny McConnell

Jenny McConnell is a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist working in private practice in Sydney.

Jenny has been involved in research into patellofemoral, lower limb, shoulder and lumbar spine problems. She has published widely in these areas, has been an invited speaker at over 100 conferences both nationally and internationally and conducted numerous workshops on the management of chronic musculoskeletal problems - patellofemoral, shoulder and spine.

Jenny is on the editorial boards of Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, British Journal of Sports Medicine, The Knee, Manual Therapy and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

In 2006 Jenny was awarded the prestigious F.E. Johnson Memorial Fellowship by the NSW Sporting Injuries Committee for outstanding achievement by an established researcher in the field of science and medicine in sport.

In 2009 Jenny was awarded by the Australian government a member of the Order of Australia honour for service to physiotherapy as a practitioner and researcher, particularly through the development of innovative musculoskeletal pain management techniques and treatment.

The course venue

Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute (APPI)

The Chapel

Wellington Road
Kensal Rise
NW10 5LJ

How to get there


Kensal Green Tube station (Bakerloo Line) is a seven minute walk from the venue

To check for work on the tube use the Transport for London journey planner please go to


Kensal Rise station is on the London Overground network on the Statford-Richmond/Stratford-Clapham Junction line. It is also a seven minute walk away.

Kensal Green Station (same as the tube station mentioned above) is also on the London Overground network on the London Euston-Watford Junction Line.


Bus Route 18: Sudbury and Harrow Road to Euston - Alight at Kilburn Lane and walk 2 minutes to Wellington Road.

Bus Route 52: Victoria station to Pound Lane - Alight at Harrow Road and walk 2 minutes to Wellington Road.

Bus Route 316: Mora road to White City bus station - Alight at Harrow Road/Kilburn Lane stop and walk 1 minute to Wellington Road.

Location Map

APPI Kensal Rise