Health care in movement

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All you need to know about "Sports, Fitness and Physiotherapy" can be found at MEDICA. Numerous exhibitors as well as the congresses and forums present current trends and technology.

Events during MEDICA



The MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE main objective is the interdisciplinary exchange between international sports medicine experts, professional athletes and sport techies, the sporting goods and healthcare industries. It fosters new exchange formats, new sport medical therapies, and innovative products for prevention, recovery and population health management.

The conference takes place at the CCD South.
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Further courses at the MMSC

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Session 2 - Sports Medicine Roadmap 2030

Excerpt from the program:
02.15 - 03.45 p.m., CCD South, Room 2

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Session 4 - Latest Innovations in Monitoring Vital Data & Sport Performance

Excerpt from the program:
01.15 - 03.15 p.m., CCD South, Room 2
Image: Female speaker on MEDICA PHYSIO CONFERENCE stage


Joints need movement. Of which they live. A good body awareness promotes joint-friendly behavior. This also applies to patients with osteoarthritis or joint replacement. Sports, physiotherapy and spiral dynamics provide effective preventive and therapeutic strategies for people who want to claim their joints.

The conference language is German.

The conference takes place in the CCD South, First Floor, Room 3

Courses at the MPC

Wednesday, 16 November 2016
    • The potential of musculoskeletal ultrasound
    • Therapy instead of surgery: spiral dynamics
    • Assessments in knee and hip osteoarthritis
    • Manual therapy : traction and compression of incipient osteoarthritis
    • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
Thursday, 17 November 2016
    • Update arthroplasty: the "artificial" shoulder, hip and knee joint
    • Pre- and postoperative physiotherapy for patients with hip arthroplasty
    • The role of the M. gluteus minimus for the stability of the hip joint
    • Physical therapy for patients with shoulder joint endoprostheses
    • Stability of the shoulder joint and the role of the shoulder girdle

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Impressions on sports medicine, prevention, physiotherapy and wearables

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Image: A woman's leg was covered with various kinesio tapes; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: Runner jogging on a treadmill and looking at a large monitor; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: Stand of Wearables Technologies; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: Monitor with heart rate displayed; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: A man is doing knee bends on a special device; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: Weights in different colors; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: Measured footprints can be seen on a monitor; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: Woman performs an arm exercise on a device; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
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Picture: Visitors watch how an exercise on the device is performed; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: Colorful plastic leg rails on dolls; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: One foot on a balance board; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
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Image: A man makes a press-up on a special device; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf