Upcoming Seminars

19 May 2019 (Melbourne): From Research to Practice

Presented by osteopaths Alison Sim, Della Buttigieg and Nick Efthimiou

This course, will take you through a full day of clinical reasoning delivered through a combination of lectures, practical demonstrations and interactive discussions. 

  • Evidence based history taking: active listening and building the therapeutic alliance
  • A pain science approach to physical examination and functional assessment
  • A modern take on manual therapy: making sense of the evidence using a process approach
  • A panel Q&A discussing clinical cases and the broader aspects of evidence based clinical practice (last year this was extremely well received)

Tickets available: https://www.trybooking.com/BAERI

27 May 2019 (Mildura): Applied Pain Education

Presented by osteopath and pain management clinician Alison Sim

This three hour evening seminar will cover the basics of delivering pain education material to patients in the clinic. It will also look at ways to involve the patient’s goals and expectations in the way you plan a rehabilitation program.

Tickets available: https://www.trybooking.com/BBPJS

5 June 2019 (Melbourne): Applied Pain Education

Presented by osteopath and pain management clinician Alison Sim

This three hour evening seminar will cover the basics of delivering pain education material to patients in the clinic. It will also look at ways to involve the patient’s goals and expectations in the way you plan a rehabilitation program.

Tickets available: https://www.trybooking.com/BAERS

13 June 2019 (Geelong): Talking Tendons with Ebonie Rio

Presented by Dr Ebonie Rio.

Ebonie is a post doc researcher at La Trobe University and has completed her PhD in tendon pain, Masters Sports Phys, B. Phys (Hons) and B. App Sci. Her clinical career has included Australian Institute of Sport, Australian Ballet Company, Australian Ballet School, Melbourne Heart Football Club, Alphington Sports Medicine Centre, Victorian Institute of Sport, 2006 Commonwealth Games, 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, 2010 Singapore Youth Olympics, 2012 London Paralympics, 18 months travelling with Disney’s The Lion King stage show (Melbourne and Shanghai tour).

Dr Rio will be talking about everything that clinicians need to know about the latest science around diagnosing and treating tendon pain.

The seminar will include plenty of time for discussion.

Tickets available: https://www.trybooking.com/BCCVQ

12 August 2019 (Perth): Motivational Interviewing

Presented by osteopath and pain management clinician Alison Sim.

This three hour evening seminar will run through the basics of Motivational interviewing technique. This approach is known to help create better rapport with patients and ultimately get better uptake of health advice.

Tickets available: https://www.trybooking.com/BBTCA

14 August 2019 (Melbourne): Pain Science 101

Presented by osteopath and neuroscience lecturer Della Buttigieg

Pain Science 101 is a 3 hour lecture that covers the fundamentals of pain, and how clinicians can apply this in practice, presented by Della Buttigieg, an osteopath with over 15 years of neuroscience lecturing experience. 

Topics covered:

  • Neurobiology of pain
  • Peripheral and central sensitisation
  • Assessment of pain
  • Pain management strategies

This lecture is perfect as both an introduction to the complex topic of pain, or as a refresher with excellent clinical insight.

Tickets available: https://www.trybooking.com/BAERO

25 September 2019 (Melbourne): Chronic Pain In Paediatric Populations

Presented by phyiotherapist Blaise Doran.

This 3 hour seminar will cover physical therapy approaches to assessing and treating chronic pain in children.

Outline:

  • An overview of chronic pain in children
  • Considerations for assessment
  • Approaches for restoring physical function
  • Case Study: paediatric chronic pain
  • Clinical pathways for paediatric chronic pain management

Tickets available: https://www.trybooking.com/BAHRU

30 October (Melbourne): Q&A Panel Discussion – Pain in Sport

A mutli-disciplinary panel of 4 sports clinicians answering questions from the audience. Moderated by Alison Sim

Details of the panel to come soon.

Tickets available: https://www.trybooking.com/BBLKH