There’s a new way to get to a rehab appointment: head physiotherapy.
The latest in the industry’s growing interest in head physiotherapies for head injuries, this course is offered by the CCS Group, an Australian-based firm that also specialises in rehabilitation for stroke, muscular dystrophy and epilepsy.
“We’ve had a couple of enquiries about this type of physiotherapy since we’ve been able to set up shop here in the city,” said David Kramas, CCS’s chief executive officer.
“In recent years, there’s been a lot of interest in a new set of physiotherapeutic therapies that have been around for a while and that offer a more natural way of getting to a rehabilitation appointment.”
Cesar Pacheco, the CEO of CCS, said the company had been working closely with Head Start and other education providers and the CVS health network in Victoria and New South Wales.
“As part of our business, we work with HeadStart to develop and deliver a range of products and services aimed at improving people’s lives,” he said.
“Our aim is to make sure our patients get the best possible experience and that our therapies are delivered at the highest quality.”‘
I feel like a doctor’: CCS physiotherapist ‘takes it like a man’After seeing the new courses, Mr Pachecom said he was “very impressed”.
“We’re very keen to see how it develops,” he told TechCrunch.
“There’s no doubt that this is going to be a very good training product for people.”
It’s an exciting new way of helping people.
I feel that I’m a doctor and I’m going to treat my patients like a doctors treat their patients.””
I’m very pleased that Head Start has been keen to work with us to help develop this new physiotherapy product, and we’re delighted to have it in place for them to continue to deliver quality care,” he added.
“I feel that I’m a doctor and I’m going to treat my patients like a doctors treat their patients.”
A head physiologist with the CGS Group, Cesar Pachasco, is one of the company’s graduates.
He said the new head physiologists would be able to “take their training and their skills and apply it to a wide range of situations”.
“I think we have the right mix of people,” he explained.
“The people who are physiotherapy graduates, and the physiotherapsists, are also physiotherappers.”
They will work with their physiotherapper colleagues in the training and the training will help them understand how to apply their training to different situations, whether it’s managing a trauma patient or an epileptic patient.
“Head physiotherapy is available at the Crescents Rehabilitation Centre in Geelong, which is also where CCS works with its clients, and CVS has also started offering the course at its Crescas Rehabilitation Unit.”
The goal is to have a small group of physiologists who have some physiotherapy expertise and have access to some of the physiotherapy facilities that we offer in Victoria,” Mr Pachos said.
The new course, which started in January, is being offered at the same time as CVS’s new training and support services, which will be rolled out across the Victorian community later this year.
We’ll be training those physiotherapplicants to come to our Crescus Rehabilitation Facility and then they will go through a series of exercises and physical therapy to prepare them for the treatment of this new type of injury,” he concluded.”
We’re also training a small number of physiopharmacists, which are physiotherapy specialists.”
“We’ll be training those physiotherapplicants to come to our Crescus Rehabilitation Facility and then they will go through a series of exercises and physical therapy to prepare them for the treatment of this new type of injury,” he concluded.
Cesar G., who has a brain injury, is a physiotheracist who was initially trained by CVS but decided to return to the industry after seeing the course.
“At the beginning of the year, we thought, ‘this is great for a young guy who’s still recovering from a head injury, but who’s already got some other things going on in life’,” he said, adding that he had been “surprised” by how well it all worked out.
“My head was fine, my neck was fine and I felt really good after the first session, but then I had a little flare-up.”
The Cresceres Rehabilitation facility has seen about 100 patients since it opened in December, with about half of them being in a group of 10 people, Mr G said.
Despite its success, Mr Cesar said that Head physiotherapy was still in its infancy.
“There are many different types of injuries and the way they’re diagnosed, the way it’s designed, is still