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Welcome to the International Spine and Knee Conference, a premier gathering of global experts and enthusiasts dedicated to advancing the fields of manual and exercise therapy for optimal joint health. This dynamic event promises a deep dive into the latest research, breakthroughs, and practical approaches to enhance the well-being of the knees and spine.


  • Interactive sessions designed to provide practical knowledge, applicable in clinical settings.

  • Diverse agenda covering topics such as rehabilitation techniques, exercise protocols, preventive strategies, and the latest advancements in the field of knee and spine health.

  • Leading experts from around the world share their expertise and insights on cutting-edge developments in manual and exercise therapy.

  • Thought-provoking discussions on knee and spine health, fostering a collaborative environment for learning and knowledge exchange.

Dr. Stephen May Discusses His Talks at
Dubai's International Spine and Knee Conference, 2024

Keynote Speakers

Stephen May

MA, FCSP, Dip MDT, MSc, Ph.D.


  • Reader in Physiotherapy

  • Co-author of the McKenzie Textbook 

  • Senior Lecturer of Physiotherapy at SHU

  • Awarded a Fellowship from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (UK)

Specialist areas of interest

  • Musculoskeletal physiotherapy

  • Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy

  • Research methodologies

  • Patient perspectives

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Mahmoud Saad



  • Chairman of the Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Academy 

  • Founding Director at Primephysio Training UK 

  • Fellow Higher Education Academy

  • Member of McKenzie Institute, UK

  • Member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP), UK

Specialist areas of interest

  • Orthopaedic manual therapy

  • Movement control

  • Movement screening and retraining 

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Jacqueline Swart

Kinetic Control Tutor, MSP Tutor, TPM Consultant

  • Accredited Kinetic Control Tutor

  • Operates Manage Movement Centre in SA

  • Specializes in treating MSK disorders and sports injuries

  • Pilates instructor with expertise in movement retraining

Specialist areas of interest

  • Movement control

  • Movement screening and retraining 

  • The Performance Matrix


Senior Lecturer at FCHS

Ana Alexandra Anjos

  • Adjunct Lecturer at Monash University from October 2016 to 2019
    Member of the Scientific Committee of Emirates Physiotherapy Society since January 2017

  • Master in Physiotherapy, University of Cape Town, South Africa2018-2022

  • Master in Tradicional Chineses Medicine, ICBAS - UP 2009/2011, Portugal

Specialist areas of interest

  • Traditional Chine Medicine 

  • Manual Therapy

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Ryan Kehoe

B.Sc. Sports Science, M.Sc. Physiotherapy, M.Sc. Clinical Biomechanics 


  • Over eight years of experience in professional sports physiotherapy.

  • Worked with prestigious teams such as Leicester Tigers and Worcester Warriors in the English Rugby premiership.

  • Qualified and experienced physiotherapist specializing in sports-related injuries and rehabilitation.

Specialist areas of interest

  • Sports Injury and Biomechanics 


Registration Details:

Early Bird Registration (valid)

General Attendees: AED 350

Students: AED 250

Normal Registration

General Attendees: AED 500

Students: AED 400

Registration Process

1. Fee Submission:

AED 350

AED 250

  • If paying via card is not a viable option, please note that you may also transfer the fee to this bank account

  • Once this is completed, please take a photo/ screenshot of the proof of payment.

2. Registration Form:

  • Once the above has been fulfilled, please fill out this registration form, and attach the proof of payment to it. No seat booking will be confirmed in case the proof of payment is not attached. 

3.Proof of Payment:

  • Once done, please send the proof of payment via email or via whatsApp

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