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Evidence based Thermotherapy with Low Level Continuous Heat Wrap Therapy

Evidence based Thermotherapy with Low Level Continuous Heat Wrap Therapy
  • Webinar
  • Clinical Course
CPD 1 hour
Cost
(inclusive of GST)
Free for members, $38 for non - members
Date 4 Apr 2018
Time 7.30 - 8.30pm

Course Description

Presenter: Peter McCann

Osteopaths and MSK medicine practitioners are well aware of the benefits of heat therapy in practice. However much confusion surrounds the application of heat or cold in MSK conditions. This webinar will look at the research of low level continuous heat wrap therapy to discuss the advantages clinically for this type of thermotherapy currently used in major hospitals and in clinical trials with Australia’s leading back pain research team.


Learning Objectives:


* Osteopaths will gain an understanding of the application and science of low level continuous heat and the benefit in patient outcomes.
* Further knowledge of the clinical applications of heat in MSK medicine for osteopaths
* Osteopaths will gain a clinical tool to apply evidence based heat therapy and why third party insurers TAC, W/C and DVA fund heatwrap therapy
* Osteopaths will gain understanding of the research causing a shift in new treatment guidelines in back pain recommendations away from medications in favour of physical therapies, movement and education
* Practical clinical application tips using thermotherapy in commonly presenting MSK conditions

About the presenter

Dr Peter McCann has been in clinical practice and an educator for the past 30 years. Practicing as a Naturopath, Chiropractor and Chinese Medicine practitioner he has been principal director in multidisciplinary clinics and worked alongside medical practitioners within medical centres. He has lectured across 3 universities in areas of neurophysiology, research methodology, nutrition and clinical supervision. Dr McCann is currently a consultant and clinical educator to an Australian based biotech company developing oral immunological antibodies for liver disease and gut microbiome. Dr McCann has extensive clinical based experience in MSK medicine providing thermotherapy education to major Australian hospitals and rehab units and health professionals as well being involved in current clinical research in relation to non-pharmacological approaches to back pain and chronic pain syndromes.

Registration Details

Phone 02 9410 0099
Emailcpd@osteopathy.org.au
Evidence based Thermotherapy with Low Level Continuous Heat Wrap Therapy