The importance of exercise & physical activity for osteoarthritis.
In this webinar, Dr Christian Barton will discuss the importance of prescribed exercise and getting active to help manage knee osteoarthritis. A number of myths will be discussed and busted. The numerous benefits of exercise for osteoarthritis and general health will be discussed, and guidance on how to address pain to get active again provided.
Our presenter: Dr Christian Barton
Dr Christian Barton is a physiotherapist with his research and practice focused on the management of persistent knee pain and osteoarthritis (OA), as well as running-related injury. He is based at La Trobe University’s Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre in Melbourne and he also leads numerous projects related to facilitating patient and health professional education via digital and social media through the ‘Translating Research Evidence and Knowledge’ (or TREK) initiative. Christian also leads GLA:D Australia, which aims to improve access to appropriate exercise and education to all Australians with OA.
Dr Christian Barton