Adj Asst Prof Dinesh Sirisena
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Dr Dinesh Sirisena is a Sports, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine Consultant based at the Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) Sports Medicine Centre, Singapore. While he sees and treats a wide range of sport-related and general MSK conditions, his areas of interest include the hip, the spine and shoulder injuries.
In addition to providing rehabilitation and focussed shockwave therapies, Dr Sirisena is also an interventional musculoskeletal sonographer, providing diagnostic ultrasound scanning together with specialised treatments such as ultrasound guided PRP/prolotherapy/high volume/ spinal/peripheral nerve injections and tendon stripping. In Asia, Dr Sirisena is the nominated European Professional Golf Association physician.
An overview of the approach to assessing common MSK injuries in the sports environment with ultrasound imaging and consideration of some specific injuries. It will hopefully encourage delegates to acquire this skill for early assessment in the ED, with the aim of expediting subsequent treatment.