Clinical Assessment & Examination of Spondyloarthritis

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    This event will be held online at SpA Academy’s Arthritis Events website. Please register using the form at the top of this page and you will be emailed a link to the live event page nearer the time. If you have any questions regarding this event, please don’t hesitate to send us an email at

    09:00  Registration & coffee
    09:15   Welcome & introductions

    Prof Karl Gaffney (Consultant Rheumatologist, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital)

    Dr Deepak Jadon  (Consultant Rheumatologist, Cambridge University Hospitals)

    Dr Sandeep Bawa (Consultant Rheumatologist, Gartnavel General Hospital)


    09:30  Assessment of psoriatic arthritis (PsA): Clinical Examination & PROMs

    Dr Deepak Jadon


    10:15 Assessment of axial SpA: Clinical Examination & PROMs

    Dr Sandeep Bawa


     11:00 Coffee
    11:30 A holistic approach to physiotherapy assessment in axSpA

    Kirsty Anderson 

    (MSK Advanced Practice Physiotherapist, Gartnavel General Hospital & Primary Care)


    12:15 Lunch
    13:00 Workshops (clinical examination) – 35 minutes spent in each group

    Group 1 mentors:  Sandeep Bawa & Kirsty Anderson  (BASMI & entheses)

    Group 2 mentor:   Deepak Jadon                                     (skin and nails)

    Group 3 mentor:   Karl Gaffney                                        (peripheral joints)

    14:45 Coffee
    15:15  Laboratory testing in axial SpA & PsA

    Prof Karl Gaffney

    16:00   Q&A session with the faculty

    Dr Deepak Jadon, Prof Karl Gaffney, Dr Sandeep Bawa

    16:30 Close



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