Recorded on: 3rd August 2023
Cost: $20.00 NZD
Access: 12 months 

Presented by: Dusty Quinn (Specialist Physiotherapist) and Bronagh Quinn (Neuro and Vestibular Physiotherapist)

Host: Angela Cadogan

How to be objective in your assessment when returning people back to work, school, and sport after concussion.

Unlocking success in concussion rehabilitation with Dusty Quinn and Bronagh Quinn. 

Returning people to work, school and sport after concussion can be challenging. In this webinar:

  • Unveil the hidden barriers: Learn how to identify and address the often-overlooked challenges in concussion recovery - the effects of the work environment, progressive loading of exposure to triggers/stimuli, persisting symptoms etc
  • Objective measures that matter: Explore the latest evidence-based techniques to objectively assess progress and optimize rehabilitation plans.
  • Empowering decision-making: Discover strategies to navigate the intricate nuances of returning individuals to work, school, and sport.
  • Expert guidance: Benefit from the collective expertise of renowned practitioners in the field of concussion rehabilitation.

Don't miss this opportunity to take your practice to new heights and revolutionize the way you support individuals on their path to recovery. Secure your spot now for our upcoming webinar on returning people to work, school, and sport after concussion!

What will be covered? 

  • The concussion assessment.
  • Objective measures in the assessment to guide progression
  • The barriers for a return to normal function – sensitivities, work environment, anxiety etc
  • The current recommendations by sporting bodies.

Study time: 1 hour approximately.

CPD certificate provided.



  • Handouts provided

  • CPD certificate

  • Access to the recording for 12 months

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this webinar, you will:

  • Understand the complete concussion assessment.

  • List objective measures that help guide rehabilitation progression.

  • Discuss barriers for a return to functional activity.

  • Discuss the current protocols used by sporting bodies.


Very interesting and to the point of discussion of the webinar.


Helpful tips to encourage holistic assessment. And provided up to date outcome measures.

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Instructor Dusty Quinn

MMPty, BSc (Hons)

Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Dusty graduated from the University of Ulster, Belfast in 1988. After 2 years working in Manchester, England Dusty travelled for 5 months before coming to work in Whangarei, New Zealand. In 1997 Dusty completed his Masters at the University of Otago.

Dusty has taught on the undergraduate and post graduate programmes at the University of Otago. Dusty Also taught on the NZMPA programmes.

Dusty has been in many sporting teams at a regional, professional and National level. At present he still has a role with football club where he also coached for 10 years.

The executive roles carried out by Dusty include being Vice President of Physiotherapy New Zealand and President of the NZMPA. At present Dusty is the NZ IFOMPT representative and he is currently the Chair of the Stables Trust which raises funds for kids in football.

Dusty is a Life Member of Physiotherapy New Zealand.

Dusty is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Otago.

Instructor Bronagh Quinn

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy


Senior Physiotherapist for Back in Motion
Senior Physiotherapist for Advantage South Ltd
Clinical Service Coordinator for Active Rehab Group

Bronagh has over 30 years of experience in neuroscience assessment and rehab. She has trained through the Emory University, Atlanta in vestibular rehab and has attended numerous courses on concussion assessment and management over the years in New Zealand. She is an Ovio Mindfulness facilitator and a trauma therapist using FACT and somatic strategies.

Bronagh has taught vestibular rehab courses throughout New Zealand, teaches mindfulness classes, provides clinical supervision, and has blended her vast knowledge and experience into the assessment and management of concussion.