CPD Dinner on Chronic Myofascial Pain

CPD Dinner on Chronic Myofascial Pain

Date: 20 May 2021
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm AEST
Where: Vibe Hotel Canberra

About the Event

Join Dutch sport and exercise physician Dr Stephan Praet  for our CPD Dinner to be held in Canberra on Thursday 20 May, where he will talk on Chronic Myofascial Pain: New Scientific Insights and Therapies.

Dr Praet will discuss how to recognise fascial nerve entrapment as a potential cause of musculoskeletal pain along with understanding the limitations of medical imaging to detect the source of the pain and the potential benefits, limitations and risks between (Neural) Prolotherapy, Perineural injections therapy, PRP-injections and Corticosteroids.

Date: Thursday 20 May 2021
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm AEST
Venue: Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport, 1 Rogan Street, Canberra 2609

Dinner includes a 2 course meal and beverages.

Registration closes 12 May 2021.



Dr Stephan Praet

Dr Stephan Praet is a Dutch sport and exercise physician, with registration both in the Netherlands and Australia. Dr Praet received his medical training at the Vrije University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, following a Master’s Degree in Human Movement Sciences at the same university.

In April 2015 Dr Praet migrated to Australia to take up a position as a consultant physician in Sport & Exercise Medicine at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), where he was responsible for the clinical management of high performance athlete’s injuries and illnesses. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Canberra Research Institute for Sport and Exercise (UCRISE). He currently works in private practice at OCHRE Health in Canberra, Australia. Dr Praet holds a PhD in Clinical Exercise Physiology from Maastricht University, has (co-)authored over 40 peer-reviewed publications and he is a Fellow of the European Board of Sports Medicine (FEBSM) as well as the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians (FACSEP).

He has a special interest in peripheral nerve entrapments as well as the potential benefits of nutraceuticals as an add-on treatment in myofascial overuse, ligament and bone stress injuries. He was the initiator and principal investigator of the world-first double blinded RCT on the clinical benefits of oral supplementation of specific collagen peptides in patients with chronic Achilles Tendinopathy, published in Nutrients 2019 for which he received the ACSEP 2019 Research Award.

Seminar Costs

ACA members:  $110.00
Non ACA members:  $160.00

Registration closes 12 May 2021.