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The presentation will overview:

  • A case study with disabling low back pain
  • The problem of disabling low back pain
  • Common low back pain myths and facts
  • The biopsychosocial processes that under pin disabling low back pain
  • Guidelines for management of low back pain
  • Screening, patient interview, physical examination and multi-dimensional clinical framework
  • Cognitive Functional Therapy as a PT-led patient-centred behavioral approach to train patients to self-manage their condition
  • Evidence for efficacy

Meet the Speaker:

Peter O'Sullivan: Prof Peter O'Sullivan is Professor of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at Curtin and a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists 2005) who consults at bodylogicphysiotherapy.com. At Curtin he holds a part time appointment where he teaches at a post graduate level and conducts clinical research into musculoskeletal pain disorders. He also consults at bodylogic.physio in Shenton Park.

Peter and his team have an international reputation for clinical research investigating the development and targeted management of persistent musculoskeletal pain disorders. With his team he has developed a management approach for disabling low back pain – called ‘cognitive functional therapy’. He has published over 240 papers with his team in international peer review journals, written numerous book chapters in leading texts, has been an invited speaker at more than 100 National and International conferences and has run clinical workshops in over 22 countries. Peter’s expertise is linking of clinical research to the clinical setting.

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Enrollment:Prior to  12/31/2023
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