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2015 Australian Pain Society
35th Annual Scientific Meeting

2015 Australian Pain Society
35th Annual Scientific Meeting

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Physiotherapy in Pain Management - Half Day Workshop

Date: Sunday 15 March 2015

Time: 1.30 pm - 5.00 pm

Cost: $110 (Early Bird), $135 (Standard)

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This half day workshop is designed for Physiotherapists who work with people in pain.  The workshop will address a range of issues of direct relevance to Physiotherapists, including:

  • Working with a Pain Specialist and GP in primary/secondary healthcare,
  • Understanding Chronic Low Back Pain
  • Quantitative Sensory Testing and its relevance to neuropathic pain presentations.

The workshop will provide the ideal opportunity to network with other physiotherapists working in the field of pain management.

Speakers:

Dr Ken Cameron is general practitioner with thirty years experience in full time family practice. He has a diverse work profile ranging from five years in isolated country practice to 10 years as a managing partner of a fourteen doctor practice in Adelaide. The last nine years have been working for a corporate medical group in an eight doctor practice on the gold coast. Dr Cameron’s particular areas of interest are in the management of chronic pain, musculoskeletal medicine and chronic disease management in a community setting. He has developed a successful pain management program for primary care on the Gold Coast, which has achieved national recognition and funding. Dr Cameron is involved in developing protocols for musculoskeletal management and pain management in primary care with Department of Veterans Affairs and with Pfizer Australia. His skills are in communication, innovation  and  teaching, having mentored many students and young doctors over the years. A director of ‘Allied Health Performance Medical’, a state of the art centre with Medical Rehabilitation equipment, and medical staff.
  
Niamh Maloney is a lecturer for the Discipline of Physiotherapy, University of Sydney. She completed her Masters of Manipulative Therapy in Curtin University, Perth in 2003 and gained her PhD from University College Dublin in 2012, which investigated sensory profiles in people with non-specific arm pain and cervical radiculopathy. Her research interests include the assessment of nervous system sensitization and its implications for interventions and patient outcomes. 

 
Dr Graham Rice graduated from St George's Hospital Medical School, University of London in 1970. Trained in Anaesthesia in England, Scotland and Queensland.Trained in Psychiatry in Brisbane on the rotational programme.Worked in public and privae pain clinics at Princess Alexandra, Holy Spirit, and Wesley Hospitals. Foundation Fellow - Faculty of Pain Medicine. P.A.N.Z.C.P representative on F.P.M Initial Board.Currently in Private Pain Medicine Psychiatry Practice, with patients referred from Specialists, General Practitioners, WorkCover and other Insurers. in addition he counsults at COR Health Care's Pain Management Programme.
  
Ben Wand is currently the coordinator of musculoskeletal studies for the Physiotherapy program at the University of Notre Dame Australia. He completed his original physiotherapy degree, as well as post graduate qualifications in sports science and manipulative physiotherapy in Sydney. He undertook his PhD at Brunel University in London on physiotherapy management of low back pain. His current research interests include the role of central nervous system dysfunction in chronic low back pain and physiotherapy management of chronic spinal pain. 
 

For further information please contact the APS Secretariat: DC Conferences Pty Ltd
Suite 103, Level 1, 3-5 West Street, North Sydney NSW 2060, Australia | PO Box 637, North Sydney 2059
P 612 9954 4400 | F 612 9954 0666 | E aps2015@dcconferences.com.au