Comprehensive MSK Ultrasound Conference

Seminyak, Bali, 28 July-2 August 2019


MSK Australia is a professional group of Radiologists and Sonographers with a passion for musculoskeletal imaging and sports medicine.  Our goal is to provide high quality educational content in outstanding locations, within a relaxed intimate environment and at an affordable price.  We hope to strike a balance between conference time and free time so you can fully enjoy the local sights and hospitality.

This year’s conference will be held in the amazing tropical destination of Seminyak, Bali.  Seminyak is renowned for its luxury hotels, high-end restaurants and shopping along with some of the best sunsets you will ever see.

Our 2019 conference will focus on high-end musculoskeletal ultrasound of the upper and lower limbs and is open to all healthcare professionals.



The conference program is targeted to Radiologists, Sonographers and Sports Medicine doctors with an interest in MSK ultrasound imaging.  Other professionals that are welcomed to attend and could gain significant insight into MSK imaging would include radiographers, pain and rehabilitation physicians, physiotherapists and any other medical professional with an interest in this field.


The Trans Resort Bali

The Trans Resort Bali offers a luxurious and elegant getaway with an outdoor swimming pool, on-site spa and wellness centre.

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2 hours of sunset drinks and cocktails at the amazing The 18th Rooftop Bar located at The Trans Resort. Sunday 28th July 2019 6-8pm.

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We are happy to announce this years conference dinner will be held at Cocoon Restaurant and Beach Club.

This will be held on Tuesday 30th July 2019 starting at 6:30pm. We’ve got a 3 course meal, cocktails and dancing by the pool! Dinner currently sold out.



RANZCR and ASAR CPD points are available for attendance of this conference with 20 hours of conference content equating to 20 CPD points.


The registration fee for this 5 day conference is $890 which includes the Sunday night welcome reception and networking drinks along with one ticket to the  conference dinner on the Tuesday night. *conference dinner currently SOLD OUT. All future ticket sales will be placed on a wait list for a ticket, we hope to still accommodate all*


Sunday 28th July:

6:00-8:00pm: Welcome and networking drinks at The 18th Rooftop Bar (registration desk will be open for the duration of the event)

Monday 29th July: 

Shoulder and Elbow

9:00-9:30: Rotator interval and joint pathology

9:30-10:00: Cuff Tears and Tendinopathy

10:00-10:30: Shoulder Clinical Presentations and Differential Diagnosis

10:30-11:00: Elbow Load Induced Tendinopathies

Live Scanning Workshops

11:00-12:00: Shoulder

12:00-1:00: Elbow

Tuesday 30th July:

Wrist and Digits

9:00-9:30: Radial Sided Wrist Pain

9:30-10:00: Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain

10:00-10:30: Digit Extensor and Flexor Apparatus

10:30-11:00: Upper Limb Nerve Entrapments

Live Scanning Workshops

11:00-12:00: Wrist and Fingers

12:00-1:00: Upper Limb Nerves

Wednesday 31st July:

The Hip

9:00-9:30:  Athletic Pubalgia

9:30-10:00:  Anterior Hip Pain

10:00-10:30:  Hernias

10:30-11:00:  Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome

Live Scanning Workshops

11:00-12:00: Anterior Hip and Groin

12:00-1:00: Lateral Hip

Thursday 1st August: 

Foot and Ankle

9:00-9:30: Lateral Ankle

9:30-10:00:  Medial Ankle

10:00-10:30: Plantar Metatarsalgia

10:30-11:00:  Lower Limb Nerve Entrapments

Live Scanning Workshops

11:00-12:00: Ankle

12:00-1:00: Forefoot and Lower Limb Nerves

Friday 2nd August:

Knee and Hamstrings

9:00-9:30: Posterior Hip and Deep External Rotators

9:30-10:00:  Biomechanics of Hamstring Injuries

10:00-10:30:  Extra Articular Knee

10:30-11:00:  Calf and Soft Tissue Injuries

Live Scanning Workshops

11:00-12:00: Buttock and Thigh

12:00-1:00: Knee and Calf


“This conference filled the gaps I have in my MSK and cemented the skills I already have. This has to be one of my favourite conferences that I have attended in 22 years. MSK is a passion for me and the info is very relevant, practical and delivered in a friendly and relaxed way. I have already used the skills I have gained at this conference. I look forward to the next one.”

“Content was interesting and relevant and changed my thinking about how I do MSK scans.”

“I’ve been a sono for over 20years. This conference has given me new inspiration for ultrasound.

Can’t wait to get home and pick up a probe!”

“Excellent content, concise scanning explanations and tips and a friendly social atmosphere.

All presenters were extremely approachable and knowledgeable.”

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Matthew Gourlay

Matthew is a sonographer with Fowler Simmons Radiology in Adelaide, South Australia.

After completing a Degree in Medical Radiations in 1995, Matthew immediately started post graduate Ultrasound studies, completing these in 1998. After several years spent alternating between work and travel Matthew settled back in Adelaide in 2005.

A keen interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound came from a strong sporting background and working with some exceptionally skilled and experienced Radiologists.

Matthew came across to work at Fowler Simmons Radiology when they opened in 2012 as a specialist musculoskeletal diagnostic centre.

Daniel Walkley

Daniel holds a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and a Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound through the University of South Australia. He is currently completing his research doctorate on the topic of “Achilles tendinopathy – ultrasound assessment and management”.

He has been an invited speaker for national and international conferences and collaborates with medical teams from the Australian Institute of Sport, AFL, NRL, A-league, and Cricket Australia; providing imaging and management advice for world-class athletes.

Daniel has a passion for musculoskeletal ultrasound and is currently working in Fowler Simmons Radiology, Adelaide. He combines his background as a Physiotherapist with his ultrasound skill-set to help diagnose and provide management advice on musculoskeletal problems.

Shaun Fowler

Shaun is a partner at Fowler Simmons Radiology in Adelaide, South Australia. He graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1992 with a MBBS with honours. Shaun has completed a fellowship at The University of Arizona (Tuscon, Arizona) in Musculoskeletal Radiology in 1998 and also a fellowship at the State University of New York Health Science Centre (Syracuse, NY) in Vascular and Interventional Radiology in 1999.

Since returning to Adelaide Shaun has served as a senior partner at Perrett’s Medical Imaging and Dr Jones and Partners. With a keen passion for musculoskeletal radiology Shaun founded Fowler Simmons Radiology in 2012 as a specialised musculoskeletal imaging centre. Shaun has spoken as multiple international and national conferences on the topic musculoskeletal radiology.



Situated in the middle of the lively and stylish area of Seminyak, The Trans Resort Bali offer a luxurious and elegant getaway with a resort style outdoor swimming pool and on-site spa and wellness centre.

It’s peak season in Bali but we’ve managed to secure some excellent conference room rates which you can access directly through the Resort. Read our quick how to make a booking guide below and then click the Book Room button and fill in your details to secure our exclusive rate.

*All room rates include all taxes, daily breakfast at the restaurant, free Wi-Fi. Please refer to hotel website for full room description. AU$ price correct at time of publication 21/11/18.

Premier Room - The Trans Resort Bali


IDR 2,152,500 (~$AU212)

A Spacious 65sqm room with king size or twin beds, seating area and balcony with daybed and private Jacuzzi!

Celebrity Suite - The Trans Resort Bali


IDR 4,158,000 (~$AU410)

130sqm room with separate living and sleeping areas. Balcony off living room has private Jacuzzi and direct access to pool. Get club privileges, in-room breakfast option, personalised butler service… the list goes on.

Premier Room - The Trans Resort Bali


IDR 2,887,500 (~$AU285)

A Premier Room with the added benefits of club privileges including complimentary daily afternoon tea, canapes and evening beverages including cocktails.

Private Villa - The Trans Resort Bali


IDR 5,722,500 (~$AU545)

350sqm villa with garden and private pool! Private Jacuzzi, on-call butler, club privileges, ultra indulgent!

The Trans Resort Bali

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