Dr. Jacqueline King Presenting at the Barbados Sports Medicine Association June 30

Dr Jacqueline King PT, DPT, CLT

Profile on Dr. Jacqueline King

Dr Jacqueline King has been a pioneer in the field of sports physiotherapy.

Dr King graduated from the School of Physical Therapy at University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica in 1982 with the Diploma of Physical Therapy. She has been one for the first physiotherapists in Barbados to complete the transitional Doctor of Physiotherapy programme, done at Utica College in New York in 2009, and in 2012 became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist.

She has been the Clinical Director/Senior Physiotherapist at Sports & Physical Therapy Clinic, 4th Avenue, Belleville since Dec 1982.

This private physical therapy practice has a staff of five physical therapists contributing to all patient rehabilitation needs.

Along with Dr. Adrian Lorde she cofounded the Barbados Sports Medicine Association, was the first team physiotherapist for Barbados sporting teams at Olympics, CAC, and Commonwealth Games, and has been team physiotherapist for Barbados cricket teams since 1986. She has worked with the West Indies Men’s and Women’s cricket teams (1999 to 2014) and the Sagicor High Performance Centre (2012 to 2014).

Since 1990, Dr King has continuously provided physiotherapy services to all ranks of soldiers of the Barbados Defence Force. She has also provided physical therapy services to the Bayview Hospital since 1989.

Dr King has served on a number of local, regional and international bodies in various capacities. These include the Barbados Sports Medicine Association, Caribbean Association of Sports Medicine, International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), Barbados Physical Therapy Association, World Confederation for Physical Therapy and has presented papers on various topics at their conferences.

Dr. King’s topic will be “General Approaches to Injury Prevention”.

Dr. Colin Alert-Staying in The Game- BSMA June 30-July 1

Guest Speaker: Dr. Colin V. Alert MB BS, DM.

Dr. Alert is a family physician and University of the West Indies Lecturer in Family Medicine. He is also Treasurer with the Barbados Sports Medicine Association, Medical team leader of Team Barbados to previous Commonwealth Games, Pan Am Games, Youth Olympics, Youth Commonwealth Games and CAC Games. Dr. Alert will present on the topic “The Pre-participation Examination”,  what all athletes should have done before participating in any sport seriously.

Dr. Adrian Lorde focuses on Doping/Drugs in Sports at BSMA Sports Conference July 1

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Dr. Adrian Lorde, Sports Medicine Specialist will be presenting on Doping/Drugs in Sports, Day 2 of The Barbados Sports Medicine Association Staying in the Game: From Prevention to Performance July 1.

 

 

Profile

Former Director of Barbados Olympic Association Inc. and President of the Barbados Sports Medicine Association. He is currently Secretary of the Pan American Sports Medicine Federation, and also Chairman of the National Anti-Doping Commission of Barbados and the Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO). Dr Lorde has served as a member of the Medical Commissions of both the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games, and Pan American Games Sports Organization since 1993.

Phyllis Burnett -Physiotherapist Staying in The Game on Day 2

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Dr. Phyllis Burnett Physiotherapist

Dr. Phyllis Burnett graduated from the Jamaica School of Physical Therapy program in 1994 and has worked in private practice for the last eighteen (18) years. She currently works and manages the Warrens Physiotherapy Clinic. The clinic plays a major role in rehabilitating various types of injuries including but not limited to, Orthopaedics, Sports injuries, Muscoloskeletal injuries and Women’s Health.

Her topics are Advances of Rehabiliation: Shockwave Therapy and Dry Needle and Shockwave Workshop