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MS Education for Health Professionals

Webinar - Neurophysiotherapy - Minimising Brain Loss in MS: The Effect of Exercise
Monday 17 June 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm AEST

This webinar brings to you the latest evidence regarding the ability of exercise to potentially slow down the neurological decline in MS and influence remyelination. This webinar also highlights the staggering inactivity levels in MS and how to address these barriers to exercise.  Presented by Gilly Davy, the founder of the MS Get a Head Start program and consulting neurological physiotherapist.

Learning Objectives:
  • How exercise influences neurological protection in MS
  • Knowledge of the latest evidence regarding MS and exercise
  • Why interval training is the way forward in exercising with MS
  • How to address the barriers to exercise
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Free E-books when you book a webinar

Webinar -  Managing Chronic Pain


Monday 22 July  2019 2.00pm - 3.00pm AEST 

With chronic pain the focus of treatment needs to be managing the pain, improving day-to-day function and quality of life.  Dr. Malcolm Hogg is the Head of Pain Management Services at Royal Melbourne Hospital, and he will provide insights into how chronic pain is best managed by a multidisciplinary pain management plan. 
  
Learning Objectives:
 
Understanding and appreciation of chronic pain and medications
Better understanding of the role of behavioural and lifestyle strategies
Knowledge of specific strategies proven to help the brain manage chronic pain
Understanding of the bio-psycho-social approach to pain management
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Free E-books when you book a webinar

Research Update

Current Clinical Trials
 
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Find it here 
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Remain updated on the latest research on multiple sclerosis, treatments and management of symptoms for your clients 
Current Research
                                          

Books*
The Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Guide to Lifestyle Empowerment. Kennedy P
 

Managing the Symptoms of MS. Shapiro, Randall T.

 
Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation : From Impairment to Participation Finlayson, Marcia
  
* These are examples of the free e-books available for webinar attendees.

Useful Links and Journal Articles

You can purchase recordings of previous webinars from the MS Shop 

Influence of different rehabilitative aerobic exercise programs on (anti-) inflammatory immune signalling, cognitive and functional capacity in persons with MS - study protocol of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Neurol, 2019 

Exercise therapy in multiple sclerosis and its effects on function and the brain. Neurodegener Dis Manag, 2017

Exercise prescription for patients with multiple sclerosis; potential benefits and practical recommendations. BMC Neurol, 2017

The Effects of Cannabis Among Adults With Chronic Pain and an Overview of General Harms: A Systematic Review. Ann Intern Med, 2017


Chronic pain in multiple sclerosis: A 10-year longitudinal study.Scand J Pain, 2017
 

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Refer your progressive neurological clients to us for pre-planning advice, NDIS education and delivery of NDIS services such as support co-ordination, physiotherapy, continence support, exercise physiology and occupational therapy.  
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