Inaugural MSK Ultrasound Conference

Seminyak, Bali, 22-27 July 2018


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 2018 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 18th floor rooftop bar at The Trans Resort.

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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 24th July 2018 starting at 6:30pm. We’ve got a 3 course meal, cocktails and dancing by the pool!

A limited number of partner tickets are available for this event via Eventbrite


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 will include the Sunday night welcome and networking drinks and conference dinner (additional partner tickets at addition price TBC).


Sunday 22nd July:

6-8pm: Registration and welcome drinks

Monday 23rd July: 

Shoulder and Elbow

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

9:30-10:00: Rotator cuff tendinopathy – imaging and management approaches

10:00-10:30: Biceps and associated tendinopathies

10:30-11:00: Elbow nerve entrapments

Live Scanning Workshops

11:00-12:00: Shoulder

12:00-1:00: Elbow

Tuesday 24th July:

Wrist and Digits

9:00-9:30: Tendinopathies about the wrist

9:30-10:00: Intrinsic and extrinsic wrist ligaments

10:00-10:30: Nerve entrapments and pathologies

10:30-11:00: Digits – Traumatic and pathological processes

Live Scanning Workshops

11:00-12:00: Wrist

12:00-1:00: Fingers

Wednesday 25th July:

The Hip

9:00-9:30:  Groin pain in athletes

9:30-10:00:  Hip flexor apparatus with MRI correlation

10:00-10:30:  Greater trochanteric pain syndrome

10:30-11:00:  Posterior hip and deep external rotators

Live Scanning Workshops

11:00-12:00: Hip

12:00-1:00: Hernias

Thursday 26th July: 

Foot and Ankle

9:00-9:30: Inversion injuries

9:30-10:00:  Acquired pes planus

10:00-10:30: Impingement syndromes and nerve compression

10:30-11:00:  Plantar metatarsalgia

Live Scanning Workshops

11:00-12:00: Ankle

12:00-1:00: Forefoot

Friday 27th July:

Knee and Hamstrings

9:00-9:30: Compression and elongation injuries

9:30-10:00:  Biomechanics of hamstring injuries

10:00-10:30:  Knee trauma and degenerative change

10:30-11:00:  Patellar femoral pain

Live Scanning Workshops

11:00-12:00: Hamstrings

12:00-1:00: Knee

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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 via our corporate travel agent. Just click on the link below and fill in your details to secure your 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.

Premier Room - The Trans Resort Bali



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

Celebrity Suite - The Trans Resort Bali



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



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

Private Villa - The Trans Resort Bali



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

The Trans Resort Bali

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