HEATH WILLIAMS

Heath graduated from Victoria University in 2003 with a bachelor clinical science and master’s in health science (osteopathy).  Since then he has had a varied work career in the health sector. Travel and continued education have seen him lecture at the British School Osteopathy, London School Osteopathy, Victoria University and Southern Cross University within the osteopathy departments. Teaching roles have included 9 years teaching exercise rehabilitation, 9 years ergonomics and 17 years clinical education. In addition to this Heath also teaches post graduate training to health professionals in office and vehicle ergonomics, manual handling training and strength and conditioning.

Heath has worked extensively in the occupational health and safety industry, firstly with Health Response UK in London and now with Corporate Work Health Australia. He is experienced in the fields of office and vehicle ergonomics, tasks analysis, manual handling risk assessment training.

Contact Heath @ Heath.Williams@principle4.com

 

Current roles

  • Director/Osteopath – Principle Four Osteopathy
  • Director/Occupational health consultant – Corporate Work Health Australia
  • Independant medical examiner – Workcover Victoria
  • Examiner – Australian Osteopathic Accreditation Council
  • Sessional Lecturer – Victoria University
  • Osteopathy Australia Editorial and continuing education committee
  • Osteopathy Australia Advanced practice leadership group committee
  • Post graduate lecturing – Ergonomics & Strength and Conditioning

 

Current certifications

  • Occupational health osteopath – Osteopathy Australia
  • Level 2 Strength and conditioning coach – ASCA
  • FMS and SFMA certified – FMS
  • 3dMaps and CAFS certified – Gray institute
  • Level 3 Kinetic Link Training coach
  • Level 1 Sports Trainer – SMA
  • Level 2 First Aid & CPR
  • Mental health first aid
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POST GRADUATE TRAINING – EXERCISE, REHABILITATION AND MANUAL THERAPY FIELDS
  • Check out Osteopath Heath Williams Strength and Conditioning videos on Instagram by clicking HERE.
  • Level 1 & 2 Strength & Conditioning Coach ASCA
  • Certificate in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) Gray Institute
  • Certified in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
  • Level 1 & 2 Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Certified
  • Neil Asher Frozen Shoulder Technique certified
  • Mulligan Concepts Upper & Lower Body trained
  • Certified McKenzie Method: Lumbar Spine
  • Dry Needling certified
  • Pilates Mat work Instructor
  • Functional Fascial Taping trained
  • FAKTR trained
  • Rock tape trained
  • Level 1 & 2 Kettlebell Instructor (Iron edge)
  • Powerlifting trained
  • ZuuTrainer Cobra certified
  • 3D Maps – Movement Assessment and Performance System Certified – Gray Institute
  • Olympic Lifting & CrossFit Fundamentals Workshop – Andy Trinh, Vault 226 CrossFit
  • Kettlebell Workshop – James Ross – GS Science
  • Powerlifting Workshop – Martyn Girvan – Elite Sports Performance
  • Strong first Kettlebell Hardstyle 1-day course
  • Osteopathy Australia Conference
  • Primal Workshop – Stop Chasing Pain
  • MAT Course – Functional Movement Group
  • Brain Gym
  • Powerlifting Level 1 Coach Accreditation
  • Level 1 & 2 Wellness Coach – Wellness Coaching Australia
  • Motivational Interviewing – Mentha Consulting
  • Frans Bosch Running Seminar
  • Lower limb tendinopathies (Peter Malliaris Physiotherapist)
  • Chronic pain and movement variability/exercise prescription (Grant Burrows Osteopath)
  • Gait Assessment (Matt Harris Osteopath and Ben McChesney Osteopath)
  • Level 1 Shoulder Course (Lyn Watson Physiotherapist) 
  • Rolling Workshop – Greg Dea
  • Introduction to kettlebells for Rehabilitation – Nick Efthimou (osteopath) and James Ross (S&C)
  • Hardstyle Kettlebell Workshop – Shaun Cairns Strong first
  • Dynamic and Sports Rigid Taping Workshop – Paul Herman
  • Mobility, Stability and Motor Control for Performance – Greg Dea (FMS)
  • Lyn Watson Level 2 Shoulder Course
  • Developing Motivational Interviewing Workshop – Mentha Consulting – Helen Mentha
  • Using psychological pain management tools and news ways of communicating with your patients in the physical therapy setting – Helen Mentha Mentha Consulting Motivational Interviewing and Kaye Frankcom
  • Therapeutic Yoga Level 1 Course – Unite Health
  • The sporting hip and groin (Level 1) Hip and Groin Clinic – Andrew Wallis
  • The sporting hip and groin (Level 2) Hip and Groin Clinic – Andrew Wallis
  • Back Mechanic – Working with The Back Pained Client -Backfit Pro – Joel Proskewitz
  • McGill Method Level 3 – High Performance Training Methods – Backfit Pro – Joel Proskewitz
  • Exercise for chronic pain 2-hour workshop – Nick Efthimiou (osteopath)
  • Kinetic Link Training (KLT) – Level 1 – Wayne Rogers Sports (physiotherapist)
  • Reconciling biomechanics with pain science – Greg Lehman (physiotherapist/chiropractor)
  • The Sporting Shoulder Course – 1 Day – 1 Day -Lyn Watson Shoulder Course – Simon Balster
  • Kinetic Link Training – Level 2 Course – Wayne Rogers Physiotherapist
  • Extracorporeal shockwave therapy education course – DJO Global Chattanooga – 1-day course – Cliff Eaton (physio)
  • Functional Capacity Screen (FCS) – Functional Movement Screen Certification
  • Tendinopathies – Sports Doctor Karen Holzer – South Yarra Sports Medicine
  • Exercise and Cancer – Absolute Health and Performance
  • Level 1 Tactical Strength and Conditioning Association Course – Australian Strength and Conditioning Association
  • 5 Step Kinetic Chain Screen Workshop – Free 2 Move – Grant Burrows Osteopath – Nov 2019
  • Backfit Pro – 1 Day Workshop – Assessment, Converging on a precise diagnosis – Stuart McGill – Feb 2020
  • The Sports Map Network – The Enda King Masterclass Series – Athletic Hip and Groin Pain – Feb 2020
  • Mick Hughes – Non-Operative Management of ACL Feb 2020
  • BPPV Diagnosis and Treatment – Dr Rudi Gerhardt Feb 2021
  • Functional and indirect techniques workshop for the Neck, Upper Chest & Thoracic’s – Phyllis Woodfine (online course) Feb 2021
  • Female Chain Reaction – Gray Institute – April 2013
  • Kinetic Link Training Level 3 Certification – Wayne Rogers
  • Breaththrough 2021 – Online Conference – The Communication experience – 12 hours PD June 2021
  • Shoulder physio – Jared Powell – The stiff and unstable shoulder – Feb 2022
  • Shoulder physio – Jared Powell – The rotator cuff – parts 1 and 2 – Nov 2022
  • SARTS – Margie Old – Shoulder Return To Play Testing – Nov 2022
  • Level 1 Sports Trainer – SMA
  • ACT Acceptance and Commitment Therapy – Oct 2023 – Russ Harris
  • Exercise for parkinsons – Jason King – Education in exercise 1hr webinar
  • Exercise for individuals with heart failure – Education in exercise – 1hr webinar
  • Autism and exercise prescription – Education in exercise – 1hr webinar
  • Exercise and fibromyalgia – Education in exercise – 1hr webinar
POST GRADUATE TRAINING – OHS & EDUCATION FIELDS
  • Certificate IV OHS/WHS (CBD College)
  • Diploma WHS (CBD College)
  • Return to Work Coordinator (CGU)
  • Graduate Certificate Tertiary Education (Vic Uni)
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association Level 1 OHS course
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment (Learn Me)
  • Manual Handling 4 Day Train the Trainer – Health Response UK
  • Ergonomic Risk Assessment Train the Trainer – Health Response UK
  • Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) Diploma
  • Health and design of work: How do we design work to prevent MSDs and improve health and wellbeing? – Short Course – Latrobe University
  • Group Facilitation for Allied Health Practitioners – 1 day – David Hall Physiotherapist
  • Jobfit Training Systems – Jenny Legge (physiotherapist)
  • Occupational hygiene for managers and supervisors – The university of Adelaide (short course)
  • Job Task Analysis – JobFit Systems – Jenny Legge
  • Workhab – Functional Capacity Assessments / Pre Employment – Workhab Pty Ltd
  • People handling / Manual handling training – Healthcare Australia
  • Mental health first aid – 2 day course
  • HFESA – Controlling Manual Tasks: Re-thinking the Hierarchy of Controls – 1 hour webinar
  • HFESA – Office workstation assessments – helpful or harmful? – 1 hour webinar
  • Psychosocial hazards in the workplace – Paul Clifford – 1 hour webinar
  • Addressing the risks of repetitive work – Clarity Workplaces – 1.5 hour webinar 

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