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Sports and Exercise Specialty Group: Experience sharing in Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games – Prospects & Challenges as a Team Physiotherapist

27 August 2021 (Fri)

7:00pm-8:00pm

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照顧者扶抱易勞損 教你正確扶抱姿勢

照顧者容易受傷及勞損,特別是在扶抱過程中,如果姿勢不正確或用力不當,除了容易令照顧者的腰部、頸部及手腕受傷之外,更會有安全隱憂,例如:姿勢不正確或照顧者忍痛進行扶抱時,有機會引致意外而跌倒。因此,【社聯頻道】邀請了兩位香港物理治療學會的物理治療師林子謙及葉菁儀指出扶抱過程中常見的錯誤,同時示範正確的扶抱姿勢。另外,下一集我們繼續請兩位物理治療師教大家如何做簡單運動紓緩痛症及增強扶抱肌肉,大家要密切留意啦。

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Musculoskeletal Specialty Group: Screening Mechanical vs Non-mechanical Pain in a Routine Physical Examination

13 August 2021 (Fri)

6:30pm-8:30pm

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60th Anniversary of Physiotherapy Education in Hong Kong Seminar Series

2 March 2021

6-7pm

Seminar 1: Physiotherapy Education in Hong Kong: History, Legacy and Future Directions

31 March 2021

6-7pm (HKT)

Seminar 2: Physiotherapy education: The regional perspective

Speakers:

  • Prof. Suh-Fang Jeng (Chair, World Physiotherapy Asia Western Pacific Region)
  • Prof. Sandra Brauer (Head, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University ofQueensland, Australia)
  • Prof. Wendy Wang (President, Taiwan Physical Therapy Association)
  • Prof. Marco Pang (President, Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association)
  • Dr. Rumpa Boonsinsukh (Dean of Faculty of Physical Therapy, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand)

5 May 2021

6-7:15pm

Seminar 3: New page in PT Education in Hong Kong: update from local programs and use of advanced technology (I)

Speakers:

  • Prof. Hector Tsang (Head, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  • Prof. Grace Szeto (BSc (Hons) PT Program Leader, Tung Wah College)
  • Ms. Janette Tartabini (Doctor in Physiotherapy, University of Montana; Masters in Physiotherapy, Ohio State University)

3 June 2021

6-7:15pm

Seminar 4: New page in PT Education in Hong Kong: update from local programs and use of advanced technology (II)

Speakers:

  • Prof. William Tsang (Head, Department of Physiotherapy, The Open University of Hong Kong)
  • Dr. Arran Leung (BSc (Hons) PT Program Leader, Caritas Institute of Higher Education)
  • Mr. Christian Ulrich (Clinical Project Manager and Development Engineer, Life Science Robotics ApS (LSR))

14 July 2021

6-7:15pm

Special Seminar: Role of HKPA in academic matters and Recent and future development of physiotherapy education in PolyU

Speakers:

Session 1: Role of HKPA in academic matters 

  • Prof. Marco Pang (President of the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association)

Session 2: Recent and future development of physiotherapy education in PolyU

  • Professor Hector Tsang (Head of Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  • Prof. Shamay Ng (Associate Head of Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  • Prof. Amy Fu (Associate Head of Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  • Dr. Shirley Ngai (Associate Professor of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Moderator:

  • Mr. Raymond Tsang (Vice President of the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association Department)

20 July 2021

6-7:15pm

Seminar 5: Current Policy on Physiotherapist Registration in Hong Kong for Local and Overseas Graduates

Speakers:
  • Mr. Raymond Tsang (Vice President of the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association Department, Manager of the Physiotherapy Department of MacLehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre)
  • Dr. Edwin Lee (Physiotherapy Director of the Altius, Physiotherapy)
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Rehabilitation Technology Specialty Group (RTSG)

The RTSG aims to facilitate the awareness and know-how of  technology-driven  gargets on the diagnosis and intervention related to physiotherapists. For example, the use of ultrasound as a mean to facilitate precise physical diagnosis and intervention;  wearable sensors for tracking physical activities and performance;  developments on robotics and  exoskeletal and its application.

Workshops and e-platforms will be used to facilitate the understanding and skills

Chairperson:Prof. Amy FU
Vice-Chairperson:Ms. Rainbow LAW
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Women’s health Specialty Group (WHSG)

Introduction of Women’s health specialty group

Women have different health concerns at different life stages-from pregnancy to senior.  Physiotherapy is shown to alleviate the symptoms of incontinence, prolapse, pelvic girdle pain, prenatal and postpartum musculoskeletal pain, constipation, lymphoedema and osteoporosis across women’s life span. Women’s health specialty group is to promote physiotherapists, health care professionals and the public on women’s health and contribute to the development of this specialty area.

Our mission

To provide consultation in respect of physiotherapy practice in obstetrics and gynecology, such as incontinence, osteoporosis and constipation, and other aspects of women’s health

To uphold the professional interest of Hong Kong Physiotherapists working in the said Physiotherapy Practice

To coordinate activities and organize continuing education, training and research in women’s health for its members

To endeavour the professional standard of physiotherapists working in women’s health area amongst the health care profession

To liaise and collaborate with related local and international organizations

Chairperson:Ms. Regina LEUNG
Vice-Chairperson:Ms. Mandy LEUNG
Treasurer:Ms. Angela CHEUNG
Secretary:Ms. Mary MA
Education Officer:Ms. Ginny CHOI
IT Officer:Ms. Jeppy CHEUNG
Public Relation Officer:Ms. Brigitte FUNG
Professional Development Officer:Ms. Candice FAN
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Manipulative Therapy (MTSG)

Manipulative Therapy is probably one of the most recognized specialties in Physiotherapy. It is characterized by the form of therapy, rather than the field of practice (e.g. Peadiatrics). Being a full Member Organisation of the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists, only physiotherapists with advanced training in an IFOMPT endorsed Master Degree in Manipulative Therapy (or equivalent) could be admitted as MTSG full member.

Manipulative Therapy is indicated in the management of a wide range of conditions; such as pain (especially chronic), and neuro-musculoskeletal dysfunctions for people in different age groups across life span. Manual therapist adopts a contemporary, evidence-based and individualised treatment approach to facilitate recovery of people in need. Treatments such as massage, soft tissue adjustments, stretching, and neuro- and/or joint-mobilization are our core skills, in addition to other therapies including exercise therapy and motor control training form the basis of our daily practice.

Chairperson:Dr. Nicola MOK
Vice-Chairperson:Dr. Sharon TSANG
Treasurer:Mr. Eric WONG
Mr. Tommy NG
Secretary:Mr. Nathan LEUNG
Mr. Jacky FONG
IT Officer:Mr. Mark YAU
Mr. Edwin WU
Training in Action: Participants and Speakers (Dr Lyn Watson & Mr Simon Balster, 4th and 5th from the right, first row) for the workshop – The Essential Principles of Shoulder Physiotherapy, held on 14-15 September 2019 at PolyU.
EC Members (from Left to right): Mr Thomas Chen, Mr Eric Wong, Dr Nicola Mok, Dr Sharon Tsang, Mr Ivan Kwan, Mr Nathan Leung
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Community Rehabilitation and Primary Healthcare Working Group(C&PWG)

Working Group

Community Rehabilitation and Primary Healthcare Working Group (C&PWG) is a new Working Group of HKPA endeavours to translate contemporary rehabilitation models, approaches, concepts and research findings into the management of non-communicable diseases, health risk factors, and age-related health/biological declines for healthy and special populations in the community care context.

With aging population and growing numbers of non-hospitalised survivors of childhood- and adult-onset chronic conditions, awareness of the importance of CBR and PHC among government policy makers has been raised and increasingly more new initiatives will be launched.  It’s time to strengthen connections among physiotherapists serving in the community, encompassing NGO, private, HA and the government sectors.

The objectives of the C&PWG are three folds:

  • to advocate cross-sector and cross-NGO service alignment, coordination and collaboration;
  • to improve public’s and academic’s awareness and accessibility to community PT services;
  • to promote specialty in CBR and PHC for professional growth among PTs;

And the ultimate goal is professional and image enhancement of community PT practitioners for attracting and retaining talents in related fields.

Deliverables of the WG in the first 2 years are:

  • to build user-friendly community PT service directories in the new HKPA website for easy searching by the public of the available PT services in the social sector;
  • to collaborate with local academic and training institutes for developing relevant professional trainings for physiotherapists working in the community context;
  • to advocate a continuum of care through Public-Private Partnership (PPP), Medial-Social Collaboration (MSC), and inter-NGO referrals.
Honorary AdvisorProf. LEUNG Siu Lun, Arran Caritas Institute of Higher Education, BSc(Hons)PT
Dr NGAI Pui Ching, ShirleyThe Hong Kong Polytechnic University, BSc(Hons)PT
Prof. SZETO Pui Yuk, Grace Tung Wah College, BSC(Hons)PT
Prof. TSANG Wai Nam, WilliamHong Kong Metropolitan University, BSc(Hons)PT
Dr WONG Yuk Lok, ArnoldThe Hong Kong Polytechnic University, MPT
ChairpersonDr SU Yuen Wang, IvanSAHK
Vice-chairpersonMr WONG Kwok Cheong, GeorgeHong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council
SecretaryMr AU YEUNG Kin, KennethHealing Hands Physiotherapy Centre
TreasurerMs WO Chung Ching, CandyHaven of Hope Christian Service
Mr CHAN Kin Tung, FrancisHong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council
MemberMs CHAN Lai Tak CarmenThe Neighbourhood Advice-Action Council
Mr CHAN Wai Hung, Rex The Lok Sin Tong Benevolent Society Kowloon
Mr CHIU Wai Shun, WilsonTung Wah Group of Hospitals Community Services
Ms CHOW Pui Yee, TiffanyThe Hong Kong Society for the Aged
Mr LAM Wai Shun, WilsonHong Kong Society for the Blind
Mr LI Tung Yue, KevinDepartment of Health
Ms NG Yuk MunThe Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation
Mr SIT Wai Man, RaymondYan Chai Hospital Social Service Department
Mr SO Kin Kan, VincentHeep Hong Society
Mr TANG Kwun Hung, ChrisPo Leung Kuk Social Service Department
Ms WONG Ming Wai, MeggieMethodist Centre
Mr WONG Siu Keung, KenYang Memorial Social Service
Invitation of Physiotherapy Programme Leaders of local physiotherapy education institutes visiting NGOs’ services and sharing with the physiotherapists there.
Job Orientation Seminar on Community Physiotherapy for graduating students on 12 June 2020 with presentations from both NGO and private sectors.