2020 APA Events & News

Podcast – Talking: Back pain imaging and overdiagnosis

Millions of dollars in Australia is spent on back pain imaging per year, but there are many common misconceptions with spinal imagery that often lead to overdiagnosis.

In this episode of Talking Physio, Associate Professor Tasha Stanton talks with Dr Adrian Traegar and Dr Emma Karran about why overdiagnosis is a huge problem and how it impacts our health systems.

Read more & listen HERE.


Video – Fractured Radius (APA: YouTube)

Wrist fracture is the most common fracture in the elderly. Due to immobilisation from casting, there can often be stiffness and pain that prevents patients from resuming normal activities.

In the past there has been a lack of clear evidence to determine the best rehabilitation methods for wrist fracture after casting.

Watch NOW.


Online Learning – The Essential Private Practice Clinical Reasoning Road Map: A Graduate’s Guide

A cutting edge 5 part series (7 hours of online learning) developed by Trish Wisbey-Roth, one of Australia’s eminent Specialist Sports physiotherapists will provide the ideal scaffolding of knowledge to optimise clinical reasoning and build skills in anatomy, kinematics, clinical assessment, manual treatment and exercise rehab strategies for Private practice.

Read more & enrol HERE.


Online Learning – Mastering Lower Limb Tendinopathy

Delivered by Peter Malliaras

The new online Mastering Lower Limb Tendinopathy course provides an up-to-date research and clinical perspective and a complete walk through diagnosis, assessment, kinetic chain and biomechanics considerations as well as treatment and rehabilitation of common tendinopathies. Achilles, plantar fascia, tibialis posterior, patellar, proximal hamstring and gluteal tendinopaties are covered in detail.

Whether you are a new graduate or very experienced clinician, you will come away with many answers to your questions as well as clinical gems to take away.

Read more & enrol HERE.


Online Learning – Evaluation and Treatment of the Hand: One Week to One Year

Delivered by Martha Peterson

This module aims to augment knowledge of upper extremity rehabilitation by highlighting effective, underutilized patterns of practice for common injuries often seen by non-hand therapists: basic wrist injuries, nerve compression and tendinitis. The lecture reviews common acronyms, abbreviations, tools and assessments used in the treatment of the hand.

Read more & enrol HERE.


Online Learning – Functional Strength and Conditioning (Kinetic Link Training)

Delivered by Wayne Rodgers

Functional Strength & Conditioning (Kinetic Link Training) is a comprehensive course of study in which you will be learning a systematic approach to biomechanically balanced, full-body resistance training. Kinetic Link Training (KLT) focusses on the efficient restoration and strengthening of integrated natural human movement patterns in multiple planes of motion. This course integrates clinical reasoning and over three decades of clinical experience with the latest in scientific evidence.

Read more & enrol HERE.

Go Back