This module is part of the Rheumatology Course with Jack March. 

If you are interested in rheumatology, consider enrolling in the full Rheumatology Course and get access to all 10 modules, case studies, eBook and 10% discount to the Rheumatology Shop for $295 NZD. Payment plan available.

About this module:

In Part 1 of this module, Jack covers the pathophysiology and risk factors for osteoporosis and fragility fractures. In Part 2 he goes into detail about physiotherapy management including falls risk assessment, balance and strength training and the role of heavy lifting. 

Includes FREE: Introduction to Rheumatology Red Flags and Management Principles

It is recommended that you complete Module 1 (Introduction to Rheumatology Red Flags) before watching this module (included FREE). 

In this module you will learn:

Part 1: Diagnosis and risk assessment:

  • Pathophysiology and risk factors
  • Fragility fractures
  • Clinical features and recognition
  • Risk assessment
  • Decision making aids

 

Part 2: Management:

  • Patient education
  • Assessment of falls risk
  • Balance programmes
  • Graded exercise programmes
  • Targeted load application
  • The role of heavy lifting

 

Includes:

  • Video presentation
  • Slide handouts
  • Case studies
  • Quiz 


Study time: 45 minutes (approx)

More About This Course....

  • Video presentations

    Engaging audiovisual video presentation.

  • Slide handouts provided

    Download and keep a copy of the slide handouts from the video presentations.

  • Quiz

    Test your understanding and find areas for review.

  • Study Time

    45 minutes (approx)

  • CPD Certificate Provided

    Download your CPD certificate on completion.

  • Access to online course

    60 days

Instructor

Jack March

BSc (Hons) MCSP

Jack is Rheumatology Clinical lead for Chews Health. Alongside his clinical roles he provides CPD seminars on recognising Rheumatology and other CPD materials from his website https://Rheumatology.Physio.

He is Operations Director for The Physio Matters Podcast Team. He has previously worked across various advanced roles including Rheumatology and Orthopaedics as well as Advanced Level Physiotherapy in general MSK for Nuffield Health.