- Emergency Medical Services

- Radiological Technology

- Radiotherapy

- Prosthetics & Orthotics

- General surgery

- Emergency Medicine

- Orthopedic Surgery

- General Practice

- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

- Occupational Medicine

- Nursing

- Physiotherapy

- Emergency Medical Services - Critical Care

- Occupational Therapy


Majmaah University (MU) is a public university founded to provide a whole host of educational, research and community services to students living within the university’s geographical area. The university was established based on the approval of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud - Prime Minister and Chairman of the Council of Higher Education on the 3rd of Ramadan 1430 AH corresponding to August 24, 2009 along with three other universities in Dammam, Al-Kharj and Shaqra Governorates. MU comprises nine existing colleges and three other colleges under construction to servce a number of governorates and centers including: Majmaah, Zulfi, Ghat, Ramah, and Hawtat Sudair Center. MU has helped in meeting the needs of the growing number of high school graduates, has brought about social and psychological stability for the people in the region, and has eased the burden on universities in large cities. The university has also created scientific and cultural movement to the local community, while working on serving the community in social, awareness, educational and training fields.


Since its establishment, MU has overcome big challenges and set strategic goals in different fields, taking into account the regular improvement procedures for its practices and organizational structures. A whole host of remarkable achievements were achieved at the academic level along with several awards locally, regionally and internationally. Being the first university among its counterparts in e-transactions transformation is a milestone in the university’s history. This is coupled with winning advance places for inventions at the local and international levels. The university has also obtained the institutional academic accreditation, and many academic programs achieved the accreditation which contributed in improving the university’s ranking in research.



The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has the vision to put the Kingdom at the forefront of the world's countries in all fields. This joint responsibility is shared and resets on various programs, initiatives, and institutions within the Kingdom. In addition to its constant aspiration to serve the community and contribute effectively to achieving the maximum benefit from its available resources, Majmaah University plays a pioneering role in the service of science and education. Based on the Kingdom's vision, and along with its continuous desire to be a scientific beacon that gathers the best scientific competencies to contribute to developing the Kingdom's various sciences, the University intends to organize an international medical conference in which a group of local, regional, and international specialists will gather to achieve these lofty goals and highlight the Kingdom’s role in leadership in professional medical education and development.

Conference topics

Orthopedic trauma

- Future of orthopedic trauma surgeries

- Fixation techniques for a successful outcome

- New technologies for advancements in practice

- Fractures scanning techniques

- Open fractures & amputations

- Post-traumatic osteoarthritis

- Orthopaedic infections

- Trauma and health insurance issues


- The rehabilitation future in Saudi Vision 2030

- National Rehabilitation services for people with disabilities

- Sports injuries prevention and management

- New technologies in rehabilitation

- Augmented reality and virtual reality applications

- Spine rehabilitation/ scoliosis

- Occupational rehabilitation

- Biomechanics and gait analysis

- Traumatic brain injury rehabilitation

- Amputees’ orthotics and prosthetic limbs

- Rehabilitation post-surgeries

- Neurological Rehabilitation

- Speech and Language Therapy


- Sport performance

- Sport investments

- Sport Management

- Sports Injury Prevention

Conference Objectives

By the end of the program, participants will be able to list three key developments in the evolving landscape of medical rehabilitation and outline potential future directions.

Participants will demonstrate their ability to evaluate the measurement properties of clinical tools, such as the Patient-Specific Functional Scale, by conducting a reliability and validity analysis on a provided dataset.

Participants will identify and assess work-related musculoskeletal disorders in simulated occupational settings, applying diagnostic criteria and recommending appropriate preventive measures.

Participants will analyze case studies highlighting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on rehabilitation services, and propose evidence-based strategies for adapting rehabilitation protocols in response to disruptions.

Participants will construct a cost-benefit analysis for investing in sports-related rehabilitation, including financial considerations and anticipated health-related returns.

After analyzing successful sports administration initiatives, participants will design and present a health promotion plan targeting athletes and the community.

Participants will develop and implement evidence-based fall prevention programs in a community or clinical setting, measuring their effectiveness through pre- and post-intervention assessments.

Participants will perform a financial analysis of a sports infrastructure project, calculating return on investment (ROI) and considering both economic and health-related impacts.

Through hands-on exercises, participants will demonstrate proficiency in post-operative rehabilitation techniques for total knee arthroplasty patients, achieving predefined competency standards.

Participants will successfully conduct cardiovascular screenings on standardized patients, accurately interpret results, and make informed clinical decisions based on screening outcomes.

Scientific Program

DAY 1 – Tuesday, Jan. 30th, 2024

Majmaah University, Main Campus Building #1,

Main Auditorium

Time Topics Speaker
9:00 am - 9:40 am Opening remarks
1st Session: Rehabilitation Future and Challenges
Chair: Dr. Naif Alrashedy
9:40 am - 10:00 am Medical Rehabilitation, Reality, and Future Dr.Faisal Al-Dahmashy
10:00 am - 10:20 am Emerging Technologies for Rehabilitation Dr. Mohamed Sirajudeen
10:20 am - 10:40 am Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders Dr. Fahad Algarni
10:40am to 11:00am Impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on rehabilitation services Dr.Asma Alonazi
2nd Session: Sport Management and Investment
Chair: Dr. Asma Alonazi
11:00 am - 11:20 am Physical Therapy and Sports Investment Dr.Muhammad Alrwaily
11:20 am - 11:40 am The Role of sports administration in promoting health Dr. Majed Alahmad
11:40 am - 12:00 am Fall risk and prevention Dr. Aqeel Alenazi
12:00 pm - 12:20 pm Investment in sport field Mr. Raed Alarabi
Lunch and Networking Break 12:20 pm -13:20 pm
3rd Session: Pre & Post-operative Rehabilitation
Chair: Dr.Ahmad Alassaf
13:20 pm - 13:40 pm Rehabilitation of post-operative Total Knee Arthroplasty Dr. Khaled Alzahrani
13:40pm - 14:00 pm Cardiovascular Screening in Physical Therapy Practice Dr. Ali Albarrati
14:00pm - 14:20 pm Update on ACLR rehabilitation Dr. Walaa Mohammad
14:20 pm - 14:40 pm Orthotics solutions pre-post-surgery treatment Mr. Abdallah Alfauri
4th session: Surgical Management of Sports Injuries
Chair: Dr. Ahmad Alanazi
14:40 pm - 15:00 pm ACL reconstruction failure Dr. Fawzi Aljassir
15:00 pm - 15:20 pm Fibromyalgia in athletes: practical considerations Dr. Ali Alattar
15:20 pm - 15:40 pm The female anterior cruciate injury: Why is it increasing nowadays? Dr. Ismail almogbil
15:40 pm - 16:00 pm Surgical intervention in sports injury Dr. Abdullaziz Alkheraiji

DAY 2 – Wednesday, Jan. 31st, 2024

Majmaah University, Main Campus Building #1,

Main Auditorium

With collaboration with Majmaah University Center

for Rehabilitation, Prosthetics and Orthotics

Keynote Speaker

9:00 am - 9:40 am Embedding biomechanical outcomes and technology in rehabilitation Dr. Richard Jones
Time Topics Speaker
9:00 am - 9:40 am Posters presentation & evaluation
1st Session: Sports Injuries & Rehabilitation
Chair: Dr.Shadi Alshewaier
9:40 am - 10:00 am Return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction Dr. Ahmad Alanazi
110:00 am - 10:20 am Brain Concussion Dr. Abdulaziz Alkathiry
10:20 am - 10:40 am Evolution of A Pyramid-Based Clinical Research Approach Dr. Shahnaz Hasan
10:40 am - 11:00 am The updates about the injury prevention programs Dr.Hussain Ghulam
2nd Session: Selected Musculoskeletal Injuries Rehabilitation
Chair: Dr. Saleh Alayoni
11:00 am - 11:20 am Selecting the Optimal Measures to Guide and Document Rehabilitation Outcomes Prof. Kathryn Roach
11:20 am - 11:40 am Physiotherapy for LBP: recommendations of recent clinical practice guidelines Dr. Ali Alshami
11:40 am - 12:00 pm The Internal Structure and Dimensionality of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) Using Rasch Measurement Model Dr. Ali Alnahdi
12:00 pm - 12:20 pm Rehabilitation after hip injuries Dr. Naif Alrashedy
Lunch and Networking Break 12:20 pm - 13:20 pm
3rd session: Neurological Rehabilitation
Chair: Dr. Allolo Aldreiwish
13:20 pm - 13:40 pm Awareness of Vestibular Rehabilitation Dr. Danah Alyahya
13:40 pm - 14:00 pm Prospects in promoting walking recovery for patients with neurological disorders : Evidence and current clinical application Dr. Faisal Alhuthaifi
14:00 pm - 14:20 pm Laterality and its Clinical Significance in Therapy Dr. Shaik Abdulrahim
14:20 pm - 14:40 pm The Safety and Feasibility of Lower Body Positive Pressure Treadmill Training in Individuals with Chronic Stroke: An Exploratory Study Dr. Sattam Almutairi
4th Session: Sport performance and nutrition
Chair: Dr. Sahar Aldosari
14:40 pm- 15:00 pm Energy Expenditure and Fluid Loss during Youth Soccer: Findings from the Saudi Youth Soccer Research Prof. Hazzaa Al-Hazzaa
15:00 pm - 15:20 pm Relationship between Nutrition and Performance Dr. Ghareeb Alshuwaier
15:20 pm - 15:40 pm Nutritional modulation of fatigue in exercise Dr. Abdullah Alghannam
15:40 pm - 16:00 pm Application of AI on Sports Nutrition for enhancing Sports Performance Dr. Mohammad Miraj

Workshop 1

Monday, Jan 29, 2024

Location: Majmaah University, Main Campus

Building #3,Second Floor, Development Hall

Evidence based physiotherapy management of joint hypermobility syndrome in children
Speaker : Dr. Mohamed Sherif Sirajudeen
09:00 am to 10:00 am Assessment methods used in joint hypermobility syndrome
10:00 am to 11:00 am Differential diagnosis of joint hypermobility syndrome
11:00 am to 12:00 pm - Break
12:00 pm to 13:00 pm Common outcome measures in joint hypermobility syndrome
13:00 pm to 14:00 pm Physiotherapy treatment of joint hypermobility syndrome

Workshop 2

Monday, Jan 29, 2024

Location: Majmaah University, Main Campus

Building #5 (CAMS College Building), Main Auditorium (Google Map Location)

Adult Stroke Physical Therapy Treatment Approaches
Speaker : Mr. Mohammed Alharbi
09:00 am - 10:00 am Introduction to stroke and post stroke rehab
10:00 am - 11:00 am Positioning and early mobilization
Break (11:00 am – 12:00 pm)
12:00 pm - 13:00 pm Rehabilitation modalities and treatments
13:00 pm - 14:00 pm Patient specialized rehab program

Workshop 3

Monday, Jan 29, 2024

Location: Majmaah University, Main Campus

Building #5 (CAMS College Building), Main Auditorium (Google Map Location)

Manual Therapy in Sports injuries
Speaker : Dr. Hussain Ghulam
14:00 pm - 15:00 pm Introduction to Manual Therapy
15:00 pm - 16:00 pm Selective Manual Therapy Approaches for the most Common Tight Muscles
Break (16:00 pm – 17:00 pm)
17:00 pm - 18:00 pm Taping Concept in Treating Sports Injuries
18:00 pm - 19:00 pm Manual Therapy Techniques for Common Sports Injuries

Workshop 4

Monday, Jan 29, 2024

Location: Majmaah University, Main Campus

Building #3,Second Floor, Development Hall (Google Map Location)

Vestibular Rehabilitation
Speaker : Dr. Faisal Almubarak
14:00 pm - 15:00 pm Introduction to Balance and Vestibular System
15:00 pm - 16:00 pm - Anatomy & Physiology, Vestibular System
- Subjective Exam & Medical Screening
Break (16:00 pm – 17:00 pm)
17:00 pm - 18:00 pm - Common Vestibular Disorders
- Objective Examination
18:00 pm - 19:00 pm Intervention





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