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The Active Adolescent

Following on from our successful presentation to local GP’s our team delivered an adapted education evening “ The Active Adolescent” in our rooms for local Physiotherapists on Monday 18th March 2019.

A large proportion of our patients will attend their physio well before they present to a general practitioner for referral to a specialist. Cairns Orthopaedic Clinic acknowledge the need for good communication between our clinic and our local allied health colleagues. The talks that were previously presented to a group of local GP’s were tailored for our physiotherapy audience.

Topics covered on the evening were;

Chris Morrey – Femoroacetabular Impingement - FAI
Robert Pozzi – Shoulder instability
Ben Parkinson – ACL injury in adolescents.
Cameron Downes – Spinal stress fractures
Kira James – Concussion

Being a Monday evening we were pleased to have 42 physiotherapists from Cairns and the Tablelands attend. A robust Q& A session at the end of the presentations show the passion our local allied health profession have in relation to offering the highest of standards of practice to our regional community.

18 March, 2019