Workplace knee injuries is a significant issue, accounting for about 13% of musculoskeletal disorder claims. This session will cover:
Discussion of the five most common injuries causing knee effusion
Assessment of knee injuries including the role of ultrasound
Surgical and non-surgical treatments – when are they appropriate?
Cases illustrating best practice approaches
Dr Dror Maor is a West Australian trained orthopaedic surgeon specialising in knee, foot & ankle with extensive experience in the paediatric, adult and the athlete population. Raised in Perth and graduating from medical school at the University of Western Australia, he completed post-fellowship subspecialty training in knee, foot & ankle surgery throughout the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States.
Dr Maor’s primary focus for his patients is to provide pain relief, improve function and
get them back to their best regardless of age, job or sporting ability, where possible through minimally invasive or arthroscopic surgery. Dr Maor always aims to provide the best outcome for his patients’ by utilising evidence based conservative and surgical treatment modalities. He works closely with doctors, physiotherapists, OTs and podiatrists to ensure that every option is considered to provide optimal, patient specific and timely treatment.
Having presented extensively and published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, Dr. Maor is passionate about orthopaedic and sports related research with multiple current ongoing research and teaching projects.