Osteopathic care for older Australians

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Presenters: Leo Di Giorgio and Sam Kayll

This webinar will cover the following:

Part 1: Background and Concepts

  • Who do we mean by “older Australians?"

  • Why is this important to consider? – epidemiology, physiology, implications for treatment

  • Sarcopenia and falls – impacting the domains of osteopathic care

PART 2: Assessment and Treatment

  • Comorbidities to watch for

  • The importance of functional assessment

  • Functional assessment approaches

  • Some useful approaches to care for older Australians

About Leo:

  • Working in residential aged care and private practice

  • Bachelor of Health Science

  • Master of Clinical Science (Osteopathy)

About Sam:

  • Working in residential aged care and private practice.

  • Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Osteopathy)

  • Bachelor of Health and Biomedical Science (Honours)

  • PhD Candidate

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