Lower Limb Ultrasound Masterclass

Sydney, Saturday March 9th, 2019

9:00am – 4:30pm


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.

The MSK Masterclass Series is a single day event bringing together local and national experts to share their knowledge on either the upper or lower limb.

The topic for this year’s Sydney event is the Lower Limb, where presenters will provide a clinically guided rationale to the sonographic imaging and assessment of these structures. The combination of lectures and didactic live scanning workshops will guide delegates on where and how to look, what to find and how to make the correct diagnosis.

Whether a beginner or advanced ultrasound clinician, you will develop new knowledge and skills to enhance your clinical practice.



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.


RANZCR and ASAR CPD points are available for attendance of this conference with 6.25 hours of conference content equating to 6.25 CPD points.


The registration fee for this Lower Limb MSK Masterclass is $285+GST and includes morning tea and lunch.


9:00-9:15: GE Welcome

9:15-9:45:Groin Pain in Athletes (Dr John Read)

9:45-10:00: Anterior Hip Pain ( Daniel Walkley)

10:00-10:20: Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome
(Matthew Gourlay)

10:20-11:00: Anterior and lateral hip live scanning workshop

11:00-11:30: Morning Tea

11:30-12:00: Hamstring (Daniel Walkley)

12:00-12:20: Knee (Shaun Fowler)

12:20-13:00: Buttock and thigh live scanning workshop

13:00-13:45: Lunch

13:45-14:15: Medial Ankle (Shaun Fowler)

14:15-14:45: Lateral Ankle (Daniel Walkley)

14:45-15:15: Plantar Metatarsalgia (Matthew Gourlay)

15:15-16:30: Ankle and foot live scanning workshop

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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.

A/Prof John W Read

John is a musculoskeletal radiologist working at Macquarie University Hospital in Sydney. He has a particular interest in ultrasound and now over 20 years experience in the multi-modal imaging assessment of groin pain. He is co-author of “Atlas of Imaging in Sports Medicine”, a 2nd edition textbook that sits in the reference library of many Radiology and Physiotherapy practices throughout Australia and New Zealand. More on groin anatomy and dagnosis can be found on his website at www.SportsMedicineImaging.com



Royal Price Alfred Hospital

Kerry Packer Education Centre

12A Missenden Rd
Camperdown, NSW 2050

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