ETALKS #4 - THE ROLE OF PHYSIOTHERAPY IN RETURN TO WORK
- : Online
This webinar will present evidence and equip Physiotherapists with the practical skills and evidence to confidently treat patients who have been injured at work.
Physiotherapist’s role and involvement in Return to Work nationally and internationally will be explored as well as the evidence underpinning health benefits of returning to good work
The information within this e-talk should be interpreted within legislative requirements and policies of the relevant jurisdictions for health professional treating injured workers.
Harry Papagoras is a Physiotherapist with a special interest in work related injuries, spinal injuries and persistent pain. He has over 25 years of clinical experience and previously worked at Sporstcare Physiotherapy & Pilates and Brighton Spinal Group. Recently, Harry recently opened his own practice ‘Health Logic’ in Melbourne CBD. Since 2003, Harry has been a Clinical Advisor at WorkSafe Victoria. He provides counsel on a number of Return to Work and certification projects and is involved in WorkSafe’s Occupational Physiotherapy and Early Intervention Physiotherapy Framework programs.
Venerina Johnston is an A/Professor in the School of Health and Rehabilitation at The University of Queensland with qualifications in physiotherapy, occupational health and safety and work disability prevention. She has a rich background in occupational rehabilitation and injury management from the perspective of the insurer, provider and employer. These experiences have created a research portfolio focused on the prevention of work-related musculoskeletal problems, and the prevention of disability following a workplace injury
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