Master of Manipulative Physiotherapy, PG.DIP.MAN.PHTY, BSC.PHYSIO(HONS)
Dusty is one of a small group of Physiotherapists that have achieved the status of Physiotherapy Specialist. In order to get the title Dusty has shown a high level of clinical expertise, leadership and ability to disseminate research.
Dusty’s role allows him to work with his Medical Specialists, General Practitioners and Physiotherapy colleagues offering a review of patient management. The ACC - funded scheme is unique to New Zealand and in a majority of cases the patient returns to their treating health provider, who works alongside the Specialist Physiotherapist.
Lectures and Presentations
Hawkes Bay Course: The assessment and management of concussion
Hawkes Bay PNZ AGM: Physical assessment for headaches and dizziness following concussion.
Concussion symposium, Northland: Physical assessment for headaches and dizziness following concussion.
Southern Symposium: Physical assessment for headaches and dizziness following concussion.
NZMPA Conference: Clinical characteristics and outcomes of treatment of the cervical spine in patients with persistent post-concussion symptoms: A retrospective analysis
NZSP Biennial Conference: Pilates and Physiotherapy
NZ Manipulative Physiotherapy Conference: The Neurology of the Glenohumeral Joint
Primary Care of Shoulder Injuries – General Management (2006), ACC / Southlink Project (2006)
Primary Care of Shoulder Injuries – A Guide to Exercise Prescription for the Shoulder Joint Complex (2006), ACC / Southlink
Kennedy E, Quinn D, Tumilty S, Chapple CM. Clinical characteristics and outcomes of treatment of the cervical spine in patients with persistent post-concussion symptoms: A retrospective analysis. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice 2017;29:91-8.
Kennedy, E., Quinn, D., Chapple, C., & Tumilty, S. (2019). Can the neck contribute to persistent symptoms post concussion? A prospective descriptive case series. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 49(11), 845–854. https://doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2019.8547
Maxtone, S., Bishop, M., Chapple, C., Tumilty, S., Quinn, D., & Kennedy, E. (2020). Physiotherapist involvement in concussion services in New Zealand: A national survey. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 48(2), 70–79. https://doi. org/10.15619/NZJP/48.2.03 https://lnkd.in/g6fzm7K
2004 - PRESENT
New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapist Association Tutor
2001 - 2003
Post-graduate clinical tutor, Otago School of Physiotherapy
1999 - 2003
Teacher in private course – The assessment and treatment of the shoulder joint complex
1996 - 1997
Teaching Fellow University of Otago School of Physiotherapy - Manipulative Physiotherapy (1996 - 1997)
Contributor to sports medicine option, 2nd year, Practice of Physiotherapy
1996 - 1997
Lecturer Otago Sports Institute - sports medicine program
1996 - 1997
Lecturer Dunedin Sports Medics Course