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Good Country Physiotherapy is proud to support local Physiotherapists by organising and promoting regional events and speakers.

Unusual Spinal Pathologies - Matthew Beard

1st - 2nd

November

2019

 

Good Country Physio Naracoorte

Lecture 1

This presentation will provide an overview of lumbar disc anatomy, pathology and classification systems. This will include interpretation of available imaging and application of physical tests or screening tools to guide clinical management. The range of physiotherapy interventions relevant to this clinical presentation will be discussed with reference to the persistent “evidence practice gap”.

Lecture 2

A variety of spinal conditions will be presented including congenital, degenerative, infectious, inflammatory and neoplasms, with emphasis on potential clinical red flags. The lecture will focus on the challenges involved with interpretation of available imaging and application of relevant physical tests to allow accurate diagnosis. In addition the physiotherapists' role in triage for GP assessment or specialist opinion will be discussed.

Mr Matthew Beard; BSc (Hons), BAppSc, Grad Cert, MSc. is a Physiotherapist at Wakefield House. After graduating from the South Australian Institute of Technology in 1989, he spent the first 10 years of practice in a variety of inpatient hospital and rehabilitation roles. Since then he has  completed several post graduate qualifications at the University of South Australia with a clinical interest in rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and various spinal disorders.

Currently he splits his time between private practice and a public hospital role as the Lead Physiotherapist, Spinal Assessment Clinic. Matthew is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and an affiliate of the International Centre of Allied Health Evidence.

Introducing a fresh approach to pain - Toby & Dave Moen

16th June 2019

Good Country Physio Naracoorte

A one day course that is immediately actionable. It reflects the bow wave of pain research.
Learn how to put modern pain science into practice. Drawing on self-efficacy theory,
rapid education, relevant load prescription and goal based action.

Minimum theory for maximum practice. Overcome the stumbling blocks to implementing top notch treatment.
The course presents a semi-structured framework to approaching pain. We have written a textbook ‘Permission to Move’ (soon to be published) as a companion to this
course.

These brothers, Toby and Dave Moen bring a fresh and focussed approach to the world of pain. They run Form
Physiotherapy with a team, skilled in the treatment of pain. The space is creative and textural; to test and refine
implementation of research into practice.
Dave is the cofounder of Tame the Beast, a collaboration with Prof. Lorimer Moseley. Tame the Beast
(www.tamethebeast.org) is an animation which gives a taste of rapid pain education and the first steps of pain
coaching.
Toby is an experienced clinician, lecturer and educator in the area of pain. He is dynamically involved in the
teaching of pain sciences at UniSA and for the APA.

An updated consideration of the management of the rotator cuff - Dr Mary Magarey

2nd - 3rd November 2018

Good Country Physio 

Naracoorte

Refinement of clinical examination of the shoulder – making examination more objective
Rotator cuff tests, stability tests, superior labral tests
What are the key ‘orthopaedic’ tests to assist with diagnostic decision making?

Dynamic assessment of the shoulder complex
Rotator cuff & scapular function

Dynamic management

Practice of management techniques relevant to the cases provided in the online section of the course: Manual therapy techniques, exercise management, consideration of progressions.

Mary Magarey is a Specialist Physiotherapist with additional education and training in Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy. Mary has a PhD for which the topic related to a comparison of diagnosis of shoulder problems by a physiotherapist and orthopaedic surgeon at surgery.  She has also been involved with injury prevention research associated with the SANFL U18 competition for the last 7 years.

Mary has experience working with national elite junior softball since 2002, travelling 3 times with junior world championship teams, as a volunteer physiotherapist at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games, in addition to working with community based athletes across many sports for most of her physiotherapy career.

Shoulder Webinar - Dr Mary Magarey

22nd June 2018

Webinar

A 2 hour webinar detailing the rationale behind Mary's examination and treatment approach, based on contemporary research evidence and specialist reflective clinical experience, following which, there was extensive discussion around the specifics of the presentation.

Mary Magarey is a Specialist Physiotherapist with additional education and training in Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy. Mary has a PhD for which the topic related to a comparison of diagnosis of shoulder problems by a physiotherapist and orthopaedic surgeon at surgery.  She has also been involved with injury prevention research associated with the SANFL U18 competition for the last 7 years.

Mary has experience working with national elite junior softball since 2002, travelling 3 times with junior world championship teams, as a volunteer physiotherapist at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games, in addition to working with community based athletes across many sports for most of her physiotherapy career.

Paediatrics Webinar - Karen Schubert

Webinar

Karen has been with Children’s Physio SA for 5 years, and is a co-owner of the practice. Graduating in 2003, she has worked exclusively in paediatric Physiotherapy for over 14 years, across both the public and private sectors. Karen has experience across all areas of paediatric Physiotherapy, with the most interest and experience in musculoskeletal and orthopaedic physiotherapy. She currently works at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in a Senior Orthopaedic Physiotherapist role, as well as at Children’s Physio SA.

Karen is highly experienced in the management of developmental hip dysplasia, and in casting and splinting techniques for children. She is trained in Ponseti management of children with clubfeet, and travelled to Iowa in the USA, the home of this technique, in 2013 for additional training.

Outside of the practice Karen is a mum of two little girls, and loves spending time with her family. She is currently on maternity leave from clinical work.

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