Mr Brownson to present at The Arthroscopy Association of North America in Denver
12th May, 2017 Category: Latest News

Delighted to be travelling to Denver, USA this month to present at The Arthroscopy Association of North America.

As guest speakers at the annual convention I will be joined as part of the British Orthopaedic Associations delegation by the President of the BOA, Ian Winson with further representation from BESS (British Elbow and Shoulder Society), BASK (British Association for surgery of the knee), BOSTA (British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma and Arthroscopy Association) and BOFAS (British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society). Also joining us will be Jo Gibson, prominent sports injury physiotherapist in the North West.

The convention for orthopaedic surgeons across North America will include presentations, discussion groups and workshops across a 3 day period. I have been invited by Dr John Richmond, President of the association to lecture on The management of shoulder instability in elite athletes (a joint presentation with my physiotherapy colleague Jo Gibson),,the management of posterior shoulder instability problems and finally, SLAP tears.

Mr Brownson to host BESS event at the Ricoh Arena
7th March, 2017 Category: Latest News

Mr Browson will be hosting a BESS event at the Ricoh Arena on June 21st alongside Mr Tytherleigh-Strong.
Showcasing live demonstrations direct from the Arthrex mobile lab , delegates will be able to observe superior capsular demonstrations, knotless instability and revers arthroplasty techniques in the 250 seat auditorium.
Mr Brownson explains of the event, “We are delighted to be able to welcome renowned surgeons from across the UK and Europe to this event kindly hosted by Arthrex. Events such as this are both educational and informative and are essential to the continued development of surgical techniques in our specialist area.”

Liverpool Upper Limb Group masterclass
7th March, 2017 Category: Latest News

Hosted by Mr Peter Brownson and the team at the Liverpool Upper Limb Group, The Hilton Hotel in Liverpool will be the venue for the next masterclass in the shoulder series focussed on tendons, nerves and pain.
With consultants joining as part of the educational team from around the UK including Mr Nigel Jones, doctor to the England Rugby team amongst others the event will feature an in-depth approach on advances, techniques and controversies associated with tendinopathy of the shoulder and elbow, covering areas including therapy, biologics and surgery. The modern management, diagnosis and difficulties associated with the neurological conditions of the shoulder and elbow will be covered, incorporating the surgeons and therapists role in managing the outcomes of chronic pain patients.
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Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Technology and Innovation Forum
7th February, 2017 Category: Latest News

Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Technology and Innovation Forum
Bonita Springs, Florida USA

Mr Browson has recently returned from the United States where he was invited to attend the Arthrex Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Technology and Innovation Forum. This is an invitation only meeting to key opinion leaders, mainly based in the United States but including surgeons from European Countries. Mr Brownson was one of four UK surgeons invited to the forum.

All aspects of shoulder surgery were discussed on the first day whilst the second day focused on knee surgery.

It was interesting to note that there was rising concern over the role of Proprionibacterium Acnes infection and how this relates to potential poor outcomes following surgery and the difficulties of diagnosing this low grade infection, which has only reached prominence in orthopaedic literature in the last few years.

Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
9th August, 2016 Category: Latest News

The arthroscopy association of North America is one of the largest orthopaedic specialty societies in the world and focuses on arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery. The society holds an annual meeting in the United States where typically there will be 10,000 delegates in attendance. Each morning of the meeting there are a series of instructional course lectures covering all of the major joints in the body. In the last two years AANA has invited speakers from a guest nation to attend with a delegation of leading surgeons who might present at these instructional course lectures. Professor John Richmond, the current president of ANNA, has invited Mr Brownson to form a UK delegation to attend the 2017 AANA meeting in Denver.

BESS Annual Conference 2016 Dublin:
9th August, 2016 Category: Latest News

In June 2016, Mr Brownson attended the British Elbow and Shoulder Society annual conference in Dublin. Mr Brownson was responsible for moderating a number of sessions at this meeting in his role as vice President and in the sports surgery session on Friday afternoon, Mr Brownson was one of the international faculty invited to speak on traumatic shoulder instability in the elite athlete.

During this session, Mr Brownson presented his and his physiotherapy colleague, Jo Gibson’s results on accelerated rehabilitation following shoulder surgery in elite soccer players. At the same session, there were presentations relating to the management of elite rugby players from Eanna Falvey (RLFU senior team physician 2009-2016 and 2013 British and Irish Lions Tour team doctor), Gareth Farrell (Head physiotherapist Leinster Rugby Club) and Hannan Mullett, (Consultant orthopaedic surgeon Dublin, Ireland). The session was completed by a presentation from Andrew Wallace (Fortius Clinic London) on the management of SLAP tears in elite cricketers.

Liverpool Upper Limb Unit – An Instability Master Class
9th August, 2016 Category: Latest News

On 12th and 13th May 2016, Mr Brownson together with his colleagues in the Liverpool Upper Limb Unit, hosted an international course on the management of shoulder instability.
There was an international faculty of speakers invited to present including Dr Bursconi a world expert in shoulder surgey who is a close friend of Mr Brownson’s and also the lead physician for the Boston Red Sox baseball team. The course was extremely well received and has now become an established annual event.

Steven Copeland Memorial’ Reading Shoulder Course.
9th August, 2016 Category: Latest News

In March 2016, Mr Brownson was an invited speaker at the ‘Steven Copeland Memorial’ Reading Shoulder Course. This was an international conference organised in Reading in memory of the late Steven Copeland. Mr Copeland was a leading light in shoulder surgery and was famous both nationally and internationally for his expertise. During his career, Mr Copeland and Mr Brownson formed a strong bond both professionally and socially.

At the meeting, Mr Brownson gave a presentation entitled ‘Is there a place for surgery in type II/III shoulder instability’. The lecture provided a surgeon’s viewpoint as to the role of surgery in treating multidirectional (non traumatic) shoulder instability and was aimed principally at physiotherapists.

In addition, Mr Brownson gave a presentation entitled ‘Traumatic shoulder instability – when/how and why to repair’. This lecture provided an overview on the management of traumatic shoulder instability and was based on the Patient Care Pathway produced by the British Elbow and Shoulder Society for which Mr Brownson was the lead author.

Royal London Hospital Orthopaedic and Trauma Society lecture
8th July, 2016 Category: Latest News

Mr Brownson was delighted to receive an invite to lecture recently at the Royal London Hospital Orthopaedic and Trauma Society.

The event at Kensington Roof Gardens on 4th July brought together a number of high level Orthopaedic surgeons from around the country to lecture on current and relevant subjects.

The RLHOT was initially “established with the specific aim of maintaining the standards of the past and setting the standards for the future” in Orthopaedic surgery and its continued development.

Mr Brownson spoke on ‘The management of first time shoulder dislocations in contact
Athletes’ and was delighted to address the attendees who included trainers, trainees from the Royal London Hospital Orthopaedic Department and a number of recognised surgeons.