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Conference on Paediatric Spasticity, Orthopaedic, and Postural Management

Enable Ireland Children’s Service Cork are delighted to announce its 3rd International Paediatric Spasticity, Orthopaedic and Postural Management Conference to take place on 28th April in the Rochestown Park Hotel. All our speakers are working in the area of Paediatric Physical and Neurodisability, particularly with Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, and Neuromuscular conditions.

Speakers Profile

Between now and our conference, we will profile each of our expert speakers on a weekly basis. So don't forget to bookmark this page! Last week we featured Eimear Daly, Tyrone Horne and Peggyann McCann and this week we are looking at Colm Taylor, Sinéad Boran and Dr Martin Gough.

Colm Taylor, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon.

Originally from Durrus, West Cork. Colm attended UCC and completed basic surgical training in the Cork Voluntary Hospitals. He decided on a career in paediatric orthopaedics during his time with Tony McGuiness as a registrar. Colm completed his higher surgical training in Crumlin before undertaking a fellowship in Southampton under Professor Nick Clarke.
He has been working with the Enable Ireland Cork Orthopaedic Care Pathway since his return to Cork in January 2012. This year Colm will be speaking on the topic of toe walking- Differential diagnosis and subsequent management and intervention. 

Sinéad Boran, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in paediatric orthopaedics 

Sinéad Boran was appointed to Cork University Hospital and South Infirmary – Victoria University Hospital in 2012. Having graduated from University College Dublin, she completed her specialist orthopaedic training under the auspices of The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. She gained further subspecialty fellowship training in both North America and Canada. She has a special interest in paediatric hip and neuromuscular conditions. Sinéad has been working with the Enable Ireland Cork Orthopaedic Care Pathway since 2012. This year Sinead will be speaking about Equino-varus in neurodisability: Indications for surgery and management.

Dr Martin Gough, Children's Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Martin Gough is a children's orthopaedic surgeon with a particular interest in the Orthopaedic Management of children with disability due to neuromuscular disease. Martin is a native of Cork and qualified in Ireland. Following a fellowship experience in the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto he took up his present post in 1998 in Evelina London Children Hospital and the team in One Small Step Gait Laboratory. Martin Gough will speak at the conference about what is important for children with CP in 2017, with his vast experience working with children and families we look forward to an inspiring talk.

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