Inflammatory Maze

A musculskeletal perspective

The Inflammatory Maze is a fast paced knowledge thirsty 1-day course that brings the focus to inflammatory pathology and its vast vacuum of differential diagnoses we encounter as MSK clinicians

The Inflammatory Maze will take you on a journey through ‘Grifters and Masqueraders’ as well as common, rare and funky pathologies that often lead us to a place where our clinical navigation requires clarity. Inflammatory pathologies are challenging in their presentation and provoke difficulty when deciphering differential diagnoses, clinical pathways, medical support and require an inquisitive clinician to extract an appropriate history.

From an MSK perspective physiotherapists and Allied Healthcare Professionals (AHPs) are becoming more and more front line clinicians, so our exposure to inflammatory pathology is increasing.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a deeper understanding ¬†Systems Thinking within inflammatory pathology
  • Recognise inflammatory clues and flags during the clinical conversation
  • Explore and discuss vasculitis and the clinical pitfalls
  • Recognition of the ‘Fantastic 4’
  • Exploding the signs of¬† inflammatory spinal pain
  • ‘Bloody Hell’ ~ Making sense of bloods from a Physiotherapists view point
  • Understand associated investigations in managing inflammatory pathology
  • Logical questioning with inflammatory suspicion
  • Demonstrate an awareness of multi-system inflammatory illness
  • Recognition of Metabolic disorders and infectious disease and the impact on MSK health
  • Appreciation of inflammatory and genetic connective tissue disorders
  • The headache not to miss..!
  • Recognition of crystal related arthritis and an appreciation of the management pathway
  • Recognise the importance of the wider medical team

The Inflammatory Maze will only be hosting 4 UK courses in 2018. If you would like to host the Inflammatory Maze in 2018 and have a venue in London, North West, South West or Scotland then please contact the team

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