Rescuing the Older Knee - Recorded $0.00

Rescuing the Older Knee - Recorded

Rescuing the Older Knee - Recorded


This webinar will examine knee 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, minimize painful recurrences and avoid surgery where possible.

Learning objectives:

  • Explain to a patient why they have knee symptoms
  • Have an understanding of how to evaluate lower limb function
  • Have an understanding of how to improve dynamic loading of the knee
  • Design an easy, manageable home exercise program

Date Recorded:

August 28th, 2019


Jenny McConnell, AM, FACP

BAppSci(Phty), Grad Dip Man Ther, M Biomed Eng

About the Instructor:

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 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.