Bodycare Clinical Professional Development – Tendon pain presented by Ebonie Rio

Our first clinical PD for 2019 will be presented by Ebonie Rio! Ebonie is one of the leaders in tendinopathy in Australia. Ebonie’s extensive research in tendinopathy has been published in such esteemed international journals as Sports Medicine and the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Ebonie will be coming to chat to us about the diagnosis and management of tendon pain with a focus on elbow and Achilles. Check out her bio below.

Date: Saturday 16th March, 2019
Time: 8.00am – 12.00noon
Topic: Tendon pain – from diagnosis to management; How to become an awesome bioplastician
Where: Level 1, 48 Cecil Street, Southbank, Melbourne 3006
Cost: FREE for all Bodycare employees and contractors (use promotional code provided in staff newsletter)

The session will include a mixture of both theory and practical demonstrations plus plenty of discussion. Light refreshments will be provided.



Ebonie Rio
PhD, M Sports Phys, B Physio (Hons), B AppSci

Ebonie is a physiotherapist and researcher with extensive experience in tendon pain. She is a post doctoral researcher at La Trobe University, and completed her PhD in tendon pain, researching “Corticospinal responses associated with patellar tendinopathy and the effect of externally paced strength training.” Her research has changed rehabilitation practise around the world. She currently is involved in a variety of projects investigating tendon pain, especially in the lower limb, however also other areas such as investigating innovative new rehabilitation techniques. Ebonie also still consults clinically, having been previously involved at the Australian Institute of Sport, Australian Ballet, and Winter Olympics.