Joint challenge 2021

Increase awareness of the global burden of musculoskeletal diseases

Discuss and identify key challenges for musculoskeletal diseases

Focus on research priorities and new management strategies for musculoskeletal diseases

About

Joint Challenge 2021 brings together stakeholders with different focuses (orthopaedy, rheumatology, sports medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation) but sharing the same common objective: fighting musculoskeletal diseases. All this while providing the opportunity for exchanging views and gather new knowledge, skills and tools for their management

 

Main topics

  • Interdisciplinary approaches in the management of musculoskeletal pain
  • How novel technologies have the potential to contribute to research on musculoskeletal pain
  • Standards of care and emerging treatments for acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain
  • Individually tailored pain management in primary care
  • Early interventions by musculoskeletal practitioners
  • Public health strategy to prevent musculoskeletal pain

Scientific programme

Friday October 15th, 2021

Setting the stage (14:15 – 16:00)

Chair: Kristina Åkesson – Moderator: Cathy Smith

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14:20 – 14.45

Plenary Room

The burden of musculoskeletal conditions on society

Kristina Åkesson

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14:45 – 15:10

Plenary ROOM

Top challenges in the clinical management of acute musculoskeletal pain

Karsten Dreinhöfer

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15:10 – 15:35

Plenary ROOM

Top challenges in the clinical management of chronic musculoskeletal pain

Hans Georg Kress

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15:35 – 16:00

Plenary ROOM

Patient challenges in managing musculoskeletal pain and improving quality of life

Josep Vergés Milano

In search of innovative solutions (16:30 – 18:30)

Chair: Kristina Åkesson – Moderator: Cathy Smith

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16:30 – 16:55

Plenary ROOM

Are we making progress in the fight against counterfeit drugs?

Domenico Di Giorgio

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16:55 – 17:20

Plenary ROOM

Artificial intelligence and machine learning: applications in musculoskeletal healthcare

Franz Kainberger

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17:20 – 17:45

Plenary ROOM

3D printing: overview of its clinical application in surgery

Ferdinando Auricchio

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17:45 – 18:10

Plenary ROOM

How can innovative pharma technology help?

Tiziano Fossati

Saturday October 16th, 2021

Parallel session – Sport Medicine and Traumatology (9:30 – 11:00)

Chairs Tomáš TrčGiulio Zuanetti

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09:30 – 09:50

Red ROOM

Pain management in sport-related injuries: the role of non-pharmacological treatment

Philip Batty

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09:50 – 10:10

RED ROOM

Current treatment and future directions in sport related musculoskeletal traumatic injuries

Jesus Olmo

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10:10 – 10:30

RED ROOM

Managing the trauma in the ER setting

Stefano Guerrasio

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10:30 – 10:50

RED ROOM

Long term joint consequences of sporting activity

James Bilzon

Parallel session – Osteoarthritis and Rheumatic diseases (9:30 – 11:00)

Chairs: Piercarlo Sarzi PuttiniJean-Yves Reginster

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09:30 – 09:50

Blue ROOM

Treating rheumatic diseases: consolidated treatments and new approaches

Xavier Chevalier

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09:50 – 10:10

BLUE ROOM

Is hand osteoarthritis treatment still a challenge?

Tore K. Kvien

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10:10 – 10:30

BLUE ROOM

Treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee: an update

Jean-Yves Reginster

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10:30 – 10:50

BLUE ROOM

Intra-articular therapy in the management of osteoarthritis

Alberto Migliore

Meet the sportsperson

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11:45 – 12:30

Plenary ROOM

Top challenges in dealing with and recovering from acute traumatic pain: the professional athlete’s experience

Special guest interviewed by Cathy Smith (Meeting moderator)

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12:30 – 12:45

Plenary ROOM

Closing remarks

Faculty

Kristina
Åkesson

Ferdinando
Auricchio

Philip
Batty

James
Bilzon

Xavier
Chevalier

Domenico
Di Giorgio

Karsten
Dreinhöfer

Tiziano
Fossati

Stefano
Guerrasio

Franz
Kainberger

Hans Georg
Kress

Tore K.
Kvien

Alberto
Migliore

Jesus Olmo

Jesus
Olmo

Jean-Yves Reginster

Jean-Yves
Reginster

Piercarlo
Sarzi Puttini

Tomáš
Trč

Josep
Vergés Milano

Meeting moderator

Cathy
Smith

Cathy Smith is a Brussels-based specialist in communication and conference moderating on a huge array of subjects ranging from politics, environment and sustainable development to health []

Venue

Joint Challenge 2021 will be held at Villa Erba Congress and Exhibition Centre (www.villaerba.it/en)

Largo Luchino Visconti, 4 | 22012 Cernobbio (CO) | Italy

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