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CPD Course: The Female Athlete

Online Course: The Female Athlete

Presenter : Sue Fuller-Good CPD Points : 3 Course Outline The Female Athlete who participates in sports either very competitively or recreationally or anywhere along the spectrum in between are at risk of suffering very specific challenges and problems. The clinician treating this population group needs to be exquisitely aware of these problems and challenges …

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Spinal Surgery : Procedures and Preoperative Physiotherapy

Online Course: Part 1 – Spinal Surgery : Procedures and Preoperative Physiotherapy

Presenter : Kayleigh Brien CPD Points : 3 Course Outline With the rates of spinal surgery increasing, physiotherapists need to be familiar with what surgery entails, as well as the indications – some of which are less specific than others. When is it acceptable to say that a patient has failed conservative management? Is chronic …

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Part 2 – Spinal Surgery : Acute and Late Stage Physiotherapy

Online Course: Part 2 – Spinal Surgery : Acute and Late Stage Physiotherapy

Presenter : Kayleigh Brien CPD Points : 3 Course Outline In Part 2 we review current practice and evidence regarding early mobilisation and the use of orthoses like collars and braces. Consideration is given to post-operative movement restrictions implemented from the acute phase. Important biomechanical implications, along with complications of spinal surgery are discussed. We …

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Management of Chronic Lower Back Pain

Online Course: Better Management of Chronic Lower Back Pain

Presenter : Tanya Bell-Jenje CPD Points : 3 Course Outline Learn more about the Better Management of Chronic Lower Back Pain. Currently almost 85% of people living in Africa experience low back pain annually. Assessment of provocative factors such as sustained postures and positions that create persistent structural overload is needed. A Positive Health approach …

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Cervical Spine and Cervicogenic Headaches

Online Course: Part 1 – The Cervical Spine and Cervicogenic Headaches – Slide Presentation

Presenter : Fiona Lamberti CPD Points : 3 Course Outline In the “Part 1 – The Cervical Spine and Cervicogenic Headaches – Slide Presentation” we will cover the following topics: Differentiation of headaches. Migraine, Tension Type, Cluster and Cervicogenic Differentiating cervicogenic dizziness from other causes of dizziness Assessment tools for dizziness Cervical spine assessment Treatment

Deep Gluteal Syndrome

Online Course: Part 1 – Deep Gluteal Syndrome – Differentiating the Butt – Slide Presentation

Presenter : Tanya Bell-Jenje CPD Points : 3 Course Outline Part 1 – Deep Gluteal Syndrome – Differentiating the Butt – Slide Presentation Differentiating the source of buttock pain can often be challenging. Many structures can both refer to the region as well be the source of local pathology in this highly nociceptive area. In …

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Deep Gluteal Syndrome

Online Course: Part 2 – Deep Gluteal Syndrome – Differentiating the Butt – Live Patient Presentation

Presenter : Tanya Bell-Jenje CPD Points : 3 Course Outline Part 2 – Deep Gluteal Syndrome – Differentiating the Butt – Live Patient Presentation: Differentiating the source of buttock pain can often be challenging. Many structures can both refer to the region as well be the source of local pathology in this highly nociceptive area. …

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Ethics in Exercise

Online Course: Ethics in Exercise

Presenter : Georgia Torres CPD Points : 2 Course Description This Presentation will investigate ethical issues with exercise prescriptions and discuss what International bodies have proposed. Discussion of the code of ethics available in literature for the exercise scientist Discussion of the standards of ethics for sport and exercise medicine research Presentation of a case …

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Lateral Elbow Pain

Online Course: Lateral Elbow Pain – Differentiation for Better Prescriptive Management

Presenter : Tanya Bell-Jenje CPD Points : 2 Course Outline Lateral Elbow Pain: Differentiation for Better Prescriptive Management The Elbow is rarely taught at undergraduate level, and yet is a frequent source of the presenting patients’ pain, disability & frustration. Many different pathologies fall under the umbrella of ‘Lateral elbow pain’ & these need to be differentiated out for …

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Pearls of the Foot and Ankle

Online Course: Part 2-Foot & Ankle Pearls – Live Patient Presentation

Presenter : Lindsay Harris CPD Points : 3 Course Outline Part 2-Foot & Ankle Pearls – Live Patient Presentation Pearls of the Foot and Ankle – a Patient Presentation Anatomically, biomechanically and with regard to the physiotherapy… In the first part she will discuss these “PEARLS”, whilst in PART 2 she will guide the, process …

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Chronic Pain in Particular

Online Course: Part 1 – Getting back on track with Chronic Pain Patient – Slide Presentation

Presenter : Briony Gildenhuys CPD Points : 3 Course Outline The chronic pain patient can at times feel like an overwhelming patient. Often they arrive at your door with years of history involving specialists, interventions, scans and mountains of previous advice and treatments. They have often also done lots of their own research and have …

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Chronic Pain in Particular

Online Course: Part 2 – Getting back on track with Chronic Pain Patient – Live Patient Presentation

Presenter : Briony Gildenhuys CPD Points : 3 Course Outline Part 2 – Getting back on track with Chronic Pain Patient – Live Patient Presentation The chronic pain patient can at times feel like an overwhelming patient. Often they arrive at your door with years of history involving specialists, interventions, scans and mountains of previous …

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Lower Quarter Principals & Practices

Online Course: Part 1 – Lower Quarter Principals & Practices – Slide Presentation

Presenter : Tanya Bell-Jenje CPD Points : 3 Course Outline Part 1 – Lower Quarter Principals & Practices – Slide Presentation. In this overview we unpack the causes of recurrent or persistent dysfunction in the movement system, respecting the Biopsychosocial model. Understanding concepts such as the neutral zone, motor control and relative flexibility is paramount …

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