Joint Pain in Physiotherapy

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Joint Pain in Physiotherapy

How first contact physiotherapists can enhance care for people with osteoarthritis

Welcome:
Welcome to the “First contact physiotherapist osteoarthritis training programme”. These modules will provide high quality training for implementing best practice consultations & care for people with osteoarthritis.

 

Course format and aims:
This course is split into 5 sections of between 5 and 10 minutes duration. This training programme will equip first contact physiotherapists to support the implementation of the NICE guidelines on core treatments for osteoarthritis. The objectives are to:

  • have a clear understanding of osteoarthritis
  • understand how osteoarthritis and condition beliefs can impact an individual’s life and behaviour
  • be able to confidently make a diagnosis and explain osteoarthritis
  • be able to advise on evidence based pain relief, exercise and weight management and provide good written information and signposting to other resources
  • be aware of strategies to facilitate behaviour change and support self-management
  • consider potential opportunities for further first contact physiotherapist skill development

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