Thurs 29 October
Sharon Tilley B.Ap.Sc (Physiotherapy). Practice Principal at Lymphoedema and Laser Clinic, Committee Member Australian Medical Photobiomodulation Association
- How laser works including physiological changes that occur when using laser.
- General musculoskeletal applications including both acute and chronic pathologies.
- What is lymphoedema and why laser works so well for treating lymphoedema.
- Short series of case examples about how to use laser for lymphoedema.
Bio: Sharon Tilley is a Principal Physiotherapist at the Lymphoedema and Laser Therapy clinic in Adelaide, South Australia. Together with Flinders University this clinic undertook inaugural research investigating the effects of low-level laser on breast cancer related lymphoedema in 1995.
In 1989, while working in the position of Outpatient Senior at the Royal Darwin Hospital she purchased her first laser for use in the area of hand rehabilitation and wound management. She has predominantly worked in the area of lymphoedema management since 2000 and now has 11 lasers in her current clinic.
6.30-7.30 pm AEDT