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Physiotherapists are the health care provider most commonly involved in the management of acute whiplash injury. Yet traditional physiotherapy treatments of advice, exercise and manual therapy have only small effects with many injured people developing chronic pain and disability despite treatment. Injured people with poor recovery present a complex clinical picture with psychological distress (particularly posttraumatic stress symptoms) and features of nociplastic pain making clinical management challenging. This webinar will outline evident-based risk stratified assessment of people with acute whiplash and how treatment targeting individual risk factors can be integrated into usual physiotherapy care.

Meet our Presenter

Michele Sterling is Professor in the Recover Injury Research Centre, Program Lead of the Musculoskeletal Injuries research program and Director of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Road Traffic Injury Recovery all at The University of Queensland, Australia. She is a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and a Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists. Michele’s research focusses on the mechanisms underlying the development of chronic pain after injury, predictive algorithms for outcomes and developing effective interventions for musculoskeletal injury and pain. She has conducted numerous cohort studies and clinical trials investigating the effectiveness of various treatments and their combinations including exercise, psychological treatments, manual therapies and multidisciplinary care. She has received over $13M in research funding from the NHMRC, ARC and industry partners. She has editorial roles with several leading journals and textbooks, and has over 200 peer-reviewed publications. Michele is an elected member of the leadership Council of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP).

Course Code:

LMS-1020-8

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Category1

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CPTA2020-21

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No

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No

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0

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Yes

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N/A

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B

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1

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1

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Course level

Intermediate

Date published

06/24/2020

Date recorded

06/01/2020

Delivery method

Online

Instructor(s)

Michele Sterling

Learning objectives

Outlined in course

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1IFOMPT Prof Michele Sterling - Early physiotherapy management of acute whiplash injury_ How can we do better_.mp4
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