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Mary's 'Hold It' books are availalbe in the USA on Amazon and in the UK they are distributed by IncoStress.
To contact us regarding workshops, keynote speaking or consulting for your group or organisation our details are
PO Box 1881, Buderim, Qld. Australia. 4556
Ph: +61 (0)417 734161
In my experience (personal and observing others) setting the price for professional services in health is one of the greatest stressors in business. It generates much angst as reflected by questions I am commonly asked in workshops and mentoring:
The first Mastering the Martians workshop on Men's Health Physiotherapy was a great success yesterday. Almost 50 physios from across Australia and NZ attended to hear four leading exponents bring their individual expertise and experience in sessions covering communication skills, the use of real time ultrasound in assessment and training of the mail pelvic floor, exercise rehab following cancer treatment and the management of erectile dysfunction following prostate surgery. Future events are planned.
Unfortunately one of our teaching team, Mary O'Dwyer, has had a nasty accident and sustained 15 fractures all above the waist with some associated lung damage and severe pain. She will recover but it will take time. Mary regrets having to postpone or cancel some of her women's health courses including the European leg in May. Attempts to reschedule will begin as her recovery progresses.
I recall in my early days of practicing, I pretty much did every PD course available. Which was not difficult and probably only took three or four weekends per year. My how times have changed, you could fill every weekend now if you set your mind to it.
We are spoiled for choice with a huge range of professional development opportunities advertised every month. So how do we select what is most appropriate for each of us?
One of the best feelings in our work is when a new patient answers the question, 'Why have you come to see me?' with 'Because I was told you are the best'. This has two great benefits, firstly my ego gets a stroke (although my wife may suggest this is neither a benefit nor necessary), secondly it indicates the patient is more likely do well with my treatment because they already expect to do well.
We know that therapeutic exercise decreases shoulder symptoms and improves function without necessarily altering scapula mechanics. A fact acknowledged at the Scapula Summit in Kentucky in 2009 and observed in many of my clients who become symptom free (shoulder pain and dysfunction) but continue to display poor quality scapular movement and/or control.
Two top quality workshops for physios are now organised for Saturday May 31st at St Thomas' Hospital. Pelvic Dysfunction and Shoulders are the two topics.
Our London program for 2014 is now arranged and we thank the Physiotherapy leadership team at St Thomas' Hospital for coming to our aid with a venue.
Craig Allingham is in Sydney on Thursday Feb 27 and Friday Feb 28 and this is what is happening for physios who want to get out of their clinic and do some learning and playing.
Mary O'Dwyer is running her very popular course on Managing Dysfunction in the Pregnant and Postpartum Pelvis in Sydney on April 6th 2014. The venue is in the North Sydney area, the one day course is very practical and thus has limited numbers. Fee is only $330. Book early and book often. Suitable for physiotherapists, and high level pilates, fitness and exercise practitioners.
David Sandoe, OAM, National Chairman of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) will be in Maroochydore on the evening of October 22, 2013 speaking at an event at which he will launch Craig's new book 'Prostate Recovery MAP - Men's Action Plan'.