Exercising with Osteoarthritis Webinar

The pain associated with arthritis can make sufferers anxious about or reluctant to exercise. This webinar aims to give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to get you moving again!

The presenter for this webinar is Birgit Schnelle, Training Facilitator, B. Sp Sc.: Prevention & Rehab.; M. Sc.: Ex. Rehab.; M. Medicine: Pain Mgt; MBA (in progress)

DATE: Thursday 9th of August 2018
TIME: 11:00am to 12:00pm

Topics will include:
> Dispelling the myths, fears and beliefs around exercising with osteoarthritis
> What the latest research tells us
> How to start!
> Finding a program that works for you.

Presenter: Birgit Schnelle
Birgit is an exercise physiologist with extensive experience in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and chronic pain. Birgit is very passionate about self-management, health behaviour change, health promotion and health coaching. She currently works at Health Change Australia, a niche consulting and training organisation, and is a thought-leader in the areas of embedding person-centred behaviour change and self-management support into health service delivery. Birgit is also a consultant in the clinical research trial of PARTNER assisting patients with healthy behaviour change around weight loss and exercise as part of the University of Sydney’s Department of Rheumatology, Prof David Hunters group.


> Members of Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW: $15.00
> Non-members: $25.00

How to register:
Click on the registration buttons below or call us on 02 9857 3300 with your credit card details.

Registrations will close at 4:00pm on Wednesday 8th of August 2018.

Please note the following:
> A link with login details will be emailed to registered participants the day before the scheduled webinar and again 4 hours prior.
> A recording of the webinar will be available for viewing for the next 30-days after the scheduled session. If you attend the live event, you will also have the opportunity to participate in the question and answer session.



Cancellations and refunds

Please note that as per section 7.2 of our Fees & Pricing Policy, if an event or service does not attract sufficient registrations, fees, sponsorship and/or donations to break even, Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW reserves the right to cancel or postpone the event. In such an event, participants who have registered will be provided with four options: 1) The registration fee may be retained for participation on the revised date. 2) The registration fee may be reallocated to another Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW event or service. 3) A full refund may be provided, with the option to re-register at future events. 4) The participant may choose to allocate the registration fee as a tax-deductible donation to Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW.

System requirements (for participants)

> Windows XP, 2000, Vista, MacOS X, Linux and Unix
> Internet Explorer 6.0 or above, Firefox 1.0 or above, Safari 1.0 or above (Google Chrome users please read this document for special instructions about manually enabling Adobe Flash)
> Macromedia Flash 9.0 or above
> 56kbps Internet connection minimum (broadband internet connection recommended) > Speakers