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
- Video presentation
- Slide handouts
- Case studies
Study time: 45 minutes (approx)
All Courses, Advanced Practice, Rheumatology
Introduction to Rheumatology Red Flags
Cost: $45 | Access: 60 days. An introduction to rheumatology for musculoskeletal physiotherapists. Learn the classification and presenting features of common rheumatologic conditions and basic management principles.
Cost: $20 NZD | Access: 30 days. Learn about the pathophysiology, risk of fragility fractures and physiotherapy management including falls risk assessment, balance training, targeted loading, the role of heavy lifting and graded exercise programmes
Fundamentals of Laboratory Testing
Cost: $198.00 CAD* | 10 weeks* | Learn about common laboratory tests, their utilisation, normal reference ranges and clinical implications for physiotherapy practice.
Osteoarthritis – Beyond Wear and Tear4.4 average rating (8 reviews)
Cost: $10 NZD | Access 14 days | Is osteoarthritis due to ‘wear and tear’? Is running bad for OA? What should we be telling our patients and what can physiotherapy do?
Rheumatology Red Flags Webinar
Access: 14 Days | Cost: $20 NZD. Pre-recorded. Host: Jack March, BSc (Hons), MCSP. In this webinar you will learn about health risk factors, symptoms and signs that will help you to recognise rheumatologic conditions.
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.