An update on injectable therapies – with a focus on orthobiologicals
Plenary #3: CARTILAGE / INJECTABLE THERAPIES
Assoc. Prof. Julien Freitag is an experienced musculoskeletal specialist and is a fellow of the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians.
His practice is focused on the active management of musculoskeletal conditions including osteoarthritis and tendinopathy.
Assoc. Prof. Freitag is a leading researcher in the area of clinical regenerative musuloskeletal medicine including techniques such as Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) and Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSC) therapy. He has published numerous articles in the area of regenerative medicine and is a frequent contributor and invited speaker to local and international conferences. Assoc. Prof. Freitag is the Principal Clinical Investigator in a number of research projects assessing the benefits of stem cell therapy in arthritis and lower back pain.
Assoc. Prof. Freitag has worked extensively within professional sport. His past roles have included that of club doctor at both VFL and AFL level, the Tour Down Under doping commissionaire and as the race doctor at Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) World Cup events.