Sunday Courses

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On Sunday, April 28, post-conference courses will be on the following topics:

 
 
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PAIN AND THE BRAIN: USING LANGUAGE, SENSORIMOTOR TREATMENT, AND VIRTUAL REALITY TO TARGET THE BRAIN IN CHRONIC PAIN

Dr Tasha Stanton is a Senior Research Fellow at The University of South Australia, Adelaide and Neuroscience Research Australia, Sydney. Her research focuses on clinical pain neuroscience, with a specific interest in cortical body representation, somatosensation, multi-modal illusions, and pain.

 
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CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF THE FITNESS ATHLETE

Dr. Zach Long is the Director of Physical Therapy at Carolina Sports Clinic in North Carolina and runs an industry leading fitness website "The Barbell Physio" where he is a trusted resource to thousands of athletes, coaches, and health care professionals across the United States and beyond.  Additionally, Zach teaches with Owens Recovery Science, the undisputed frontrunner in Blood Flow Restriction clinical training and research.

 
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CONCUSSION MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

Shannon McGuire has been practicing as a physiotherapist since graduating from McMaster University in 1996. She currently works at St. Joseph’s Health Care London –Parkwood Institute on the Outpatient Acquired Brain Injury Team. She became interested in Vision Rehabilitation in 2007 and established the first inpatient Neuro-Optometric Rehab Service in Canada at Parkwood Institute in 2007 and expanded it to include an Outpatient Vision Clinic in 2010.

 
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PUTTING EVIDENCE INTO PRACTICE: WOUND HEALING USING HIGH VOLT PULSE CURRENT (HVPC/ESTIM) AND ULTRASOUND.

Nancy Cho is a UBC Clinical Associate Professor and has been a lab instructor and/or lecturer for the past 20 years. Clinically she has been doing knowledge translation for the use of electrophysical agents for skin and wound management at Vancouver Coastal Health and has supported other interested physiotherapists across BC.

 
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GETTING ONLINE WITH TELEREHABILITATION IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

Dr. Trevor Russell is a Professor and acting head of Physiotherapy at the University of Queensland. He is founder and co-director of the Centre for Research in Telerehabilitation and the UQ Telerehabilitation Clinic. He is a chief investigator on the NHMRC funded Centre of Research Excellence in Telehealth. His primary research interests include the validation of rehabilitation assessments and treatment interventions performed at a distance via mobile technologies and telecommunication tools. His research encompasses both clinical service provision and teaching and learning domains and his work includes some of the earliest in the field of telerehabilitation. While at UQ, Trevor developed the eHAB telerehabilitation system which has been commercialised through the startup company, NeoRehab. eHAB is used both nationally and internationally for telerehabilitation service delivery.