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eTalk #2 - Sedentary Based Work – The New Hazard: what physios can do about it

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With sedentary based work increasing 83% since 1960 and office workers being found to sit for >80% of the workday our sedentary sitting lifestyles have turned into a major health hazard. Touted by the media as “the new smoking” sedentary based work is a major health problem that comes with increased risks of cardiovascular diseases, musculoskeletal pains and problems and even found to lead to early mortality, even if you exercise regularly.


This talk will examine this new Hazard and look at the role Physiotherapists have and what they can do in preventing and improving the health of those who work in sedentary based roles.



Ryan is a Melbourne based Physiotherapist and Entrepreneur.

Named in twice in Australia’s top 30 Entrepreneurs under 30 and finalist in the Hesta Young Leader Healthcare awards he has created businesses to improve the health of people in office based workplace roles. Ryan is Director & co-founder of PHW Group. A national Occupational Physiotherapy, Workplace Training and Office design company that partner’s with clients to create healthier and more productive workplaces.


He is also Director & co-founder of Healthlogic Physiotherapy, with clinics in Melboure CBD and South Melbourne, Healthlogic focuses on improving outcomes of patients with occupational health injuries and early intervention. A qualified Physiotherapist graduating with honours from Curtin University, Ryan is also a lecturer at Melbourne University in Leadership and Management and sits on the Australian Physiotherapy Association Graduate and Occupational Health committees.



CPD hours: 1

This webinar was recorded on 12/09/2017

Upload date: 01/03/2018