Manual Handling, Pain & Mental Health - What's The Connection?

Matthew Green :  Founder of BodyGuide | Author of I’m Sick of Being Sore
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About this webinar

The connection between pain and mental health is well established, but often poorly understood. This is especially true for injury prevention and manual handling, where traditional interventions often lack evidence and impact.

In this webinar, Matthew Green, Founder of BodyGuide and Author of 'I'm Sick Of Being Sore' will help us explore the new wave of injury prevention, while broadening our understanding of both pain and mental health. With his 10+ years experience in physical therapy, Matthew brings a unique perspective to the challenges of behavioral change and reducing Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) in the workforce. 

What you will learn
  • The connection between manual handling injuries and mental health.
  • How to better manage and prevent injuries and MSDs in the workplace.
  • How to stay ahead of the curb with frameworks to evaluate employment pre-screens, job design, early intervention, psychosocial risk management and safety innovations..

All attendees will receive free access to I’m Sick of Being Sore.

Who will benefit from this webinar?
Heads of Wellbeing & Safety, HR Managers, Health and Safety Managers, Senior Executives, Health, Safety & Wellbeing professionals, Board Members, Directors, PCBUs

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Meet the speaker

Matt Green

Matthew Green

Founder of BodyGuide | Author of I’m Sick of Being Sore.

Matthew has 10+ years experience in Myotherapy (physical therapy) and is a fierce advocate for change in the way we approach pain and injury in the workforce.

From running his clinic, to scripting BodyGuide videos and authoring I’m Sick of Being Sore, Matt has spent the last 12 years helping people understand their bodies.

He works closely with employers, government and insurers to enable them to keep people safe in the workplace.