South African Paediatric Orthopaedic Association

Instructional Course Lecture

May 4/5 2012

Cape Town

Day1: Friday 4th May
07:30RegistrationDelegates
Session ISession I Introduction and OverviewStewart Dix-Peek
08:00WelcomeStewart Dix-Peek
08:15Overview of the Ponseti MethodShafique Pirani
09:00Hindfoot mechanics and articulated modelGreg Firth
09:20Articulated modelFaculty
10:00Tea
Session IICasting and Follow-UpGreg Firth
10:30Casting: Tips and techniquesShafique Pirani
11:00Casting DemoShafique Pirani
13:00Casting PracticalFaculty
13:00Lunch
Session IIITenotomy and BracingKobus Smit
14:00TenotomyMark Eltringham
14:20Boots and BracesMark Eltringham
14:40Boots and BracesJohn Mitchell
15:00The role of scoring systems/assessmentShafique Pirani
15:30Tea
Session IVClubfoot ServicesMark Eltringham
16:00Setting up a clubfoot programKobus Smit
16:30Teaching the Ponseti Method: Ugandan ExperienceShafique Pirani
17:00Introducing STEPSKaren Moss
17:30Faculty MeetingFaculty
Day2: Saturday 5th May
Session VAdvanced ClubfootStefan Colyn
16:45Closing remarksClosing remarks Stewart Dix-Peek
08:00 Aetiology of ClubfootKobus Smit
08:30Treatment of relapsesShafique Pirani
09:00The difficult ClubfootShafique Pirani
Session VIPoor Follow-Up and ResultsRyno du Plessis
10:30Post-Ponseti surgeryAnthony Robertson
11:00Post-Ponseti surgeryStefan Colyn
11:30The feral patient – Dealing with poor follow-upJacques du Toit
12:00Demo-the difficult patientShafique Pirani
12:30Delegates – Difficult CasesDelegates – Difficult Cases Delegates
13:00Lunch
Session VIIAdvanced StrategiesAnthony Robertson
14:00Accelerated castingPaul Rollinson
14:30Taylor Spatial FrameRyno du Plessis
15:00Tea
SessionVIIIMoving forwards..Jacques du Toit
15:30The way forward: towards a National Ponseti ProgrammeShafique Pirani
16:00DiscussionStewart Dix-Peek