2nd Physio Conference

13 October 2020 | Gallagher Convention Centre

Theme: Patient care across the continuum

13 - 15 October 2020

Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

2nd Physio Conference

With an all-encompassing range of physio professionals, this expert led one-day programme will focus on strengthening physiotherapy in Africa. Regional and internationally renowned physiotherapy specialists will provide comprehensive discussions on best practices for physiotherapy practice.  Come and join the conference to have the
opportunity to take away all-important skills that can be implemented to your care provision and improve treatment outcomes.  

Conference chair:

Natascha Plani
Partner, Plani, Laidler,Fleishman, Sklaar and Associates Physiotherapy
Gauteng, South Africa

Scientific committee

  • Dr Alison Lupton-Smith, Division of Physiotherapy, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Alta Kloppers, Owner & Dietician, Alta Kloppers & Associates, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Lindsay Scott, Physiotherapist, MD, Workability, Cape Town, South Africa,
  • Dr Ronel Roos, Senior Lecturer, Department of Physiotherapy, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Prof Veronica Ntsiea, Associate Professor, Physiotherapy Department, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa


Key sessions:

  • Biokineticists and physiotherapist: learning to complement each other’s work
  • Challenges in physio: rural areas, lack of funding and resources 
  • Geriatrics and chronic pain
  • Role of physiotherapists in health management 

Who should attend:

  • Physiotherapists/ Physical therapists /Physiatrists / Physiotherapy Technician/ (PT)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants/ Occupational Therapists/ (OT)
  • Physiotherapy assistant
  • Prosthetists/Orthotists/ Kinesiologist*
  • Rehabilitation Counsellors/Assistants/Psychologists/Technologists
  • Support/Care workers
  • Health care workers
  • Biokineticist
  • General/Medicine Practitioners
  • Physical Medicine Practitioner/ Sports Physician/ Exercise Physiologists

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