Mobility Clinic 2023
The Össur Mobility Clinic 2023, was held in Essendon, Victoria on Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 April and was an outstanding event!
Over 100+ attendees had the opportunity to unlock their #LifeWithoutLimitations and learn basic, intermediate and comprehensive mobility techniques. The clinic featured a variety of sports activities, including Taekwondo, Yoga, Lawn Bowls, and more, for all amputees, regardless of age or ability, to participate in and enjoy.
Head Coach Cathy Howells and her expert coaches guided attendees through the clinic, offering their extensive knowledge and experience in mobility training. Össur Ambassadors were also present to motivate and push attendees through the Mobility Clinic, inspiring them to reach their full potential.
The Össur Mobility Clinic was an incredible opportunity for attendees to connect with fellow amputees, challenge themselves, and improve their mobility. It was an unforgettable experience filled with fun and inspiring moments that attendees will cherish for a lifetime.
What is the Mobility Clinic?
The Mobility Clinic is a 2-day event designed for amputees of all ages and abilities, as well as health care professionals. Amputees will learn basic, intermediate and comprehensive prosthetic running techniques to improve mobility. The Mobility Clinic will focus on amputee walking, running and sports.
What is the registration fee for?
The Mobility Clinic event is a not-for-profit event. The registration fee is to confirm your attendance at the event. All registration fees collected will contribute towards the overall costs of the event including catering and venue fees.
Are there any activities or presentations that are tailored for professionals working with amputees?
The Clinic features presentations from our expert coaches Cathy (physiotherapist), Sarah (prosthetist) and Chris (running coach). These presentations are for all attendees but supply clinical information for the attending health professionals. The Clinic is a “hands-on” learning experience for professionals.
You are paired with an amputee for the clinic and will assist them in all aspects: running, exercises, mobility activities and sports. Amputees attending the clinic are of all ages, abilities, and levels of amputation. We have had unilateral, bilateral and quadrilateral amputees attend past clinics.
Do family and friends have to pay/register separately?
No - only participating attendees are required to register and pay.
During the registration process, you can nominate family and friends who will be able to attend free of charge.
All participating healthcare professionals are required to register.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
There is plenty of on-site parking available at the venue. Please adhere to the local road rules/speed limits and only park in marked parking lots.
Where can I book nearby accommodation?
Discounted accommodation rates are available at Quest Maribyrnong for Össur Mobility Clinic attendees.
Discount Code: OSSUR2023
There is a Promo Code section on the link above, you can find this on the centre of the screen that says “Have a Promo or Corporate Code?”. Once you select this, it will ask for the code and then bring up the calendar to search for dates.
Any enquiries regarding accommodation at Quest Maribyrnong, please contact reception on T: +61 03 9070 2222
What can I bring to the event?
T-shirts will be provided for all registered attendees. Please wear comfortable, sport appropriate clothing. Lunch and water will also be available for registered attendees throughout the day.
All guests are encouraged to pack light refreshments and lunch as we can only guarantee lunch for registered attendees.
How does a health care professional register for the Mobility Clinic?
Health care professionals wanting to register for the Mobility Clinic, can register through the "Register Here" button above. Please note all registrations, including amputees, guests and health care professionals use the same link.
What's the refund policy?
Attendees can receive refunds up to 7 days before your event start date.
If for any reason you are unable to attend the event please contact us on 1300 123 268 or [email protected].
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