Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
Conjoint Senior Lecturer

Dr Greg Thomas Bowring

medicine-health
Sch of Public Health & Com Med

Greg is Director of Rehabilitation Medicine at The Prince of Wales Hospital (2007-ongoing) formerly Director of Rehabilitation Medicine at St George Hospital (1989-2007) and Conjoint Senior Lecturer in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of NSW.

He co-ordinates and teaches in the annual POWH/UNSW Lower Limb and Upper Limb Amputee Management Courses which attract overseas and Australian advanced trainees in Rehab Medicine and Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists specialising in amputee management.

He has conducted a multidiciplinary lower limb amputee clinic since 1989 and a dedicated upper limb amputee clinic since 2007.

He is currently President of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (2020).

He is the Past President of The Australian National Member Society of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics. (2017-2019)

He is the former Chair of the AFRM Special Interest Group for Prosthetics and Orthotics.

He is the former Chair of the Faculty Policy and Advocacy Committee and a former member of the RACP Policy and Advocacy Committee. (2018-2019)

He is the former Chair of the Faculty Education Committee and a former member of the RACP Education Committee. (2016-2017)

He is the former Chair of the Faculty International Affairs Committee.

Research Interests:

His particular interest is in upper limb prosthetics, especially improved neural control of myoelectric prostheses including Targeted Muscle Reinnervation and osseointegration.

Other interests: Stroke rehabilitation: Virtual reality in stroke recovery, carer stress after stroke, digital assistants and remote sensing in stroke rehabilitation.

Broad Research Areas:
Rehabilitation

Qualifications:
MBBS(hons), BSc(Med)(hons),FACRM, FAFRM (RACP)

Specific Research Keywords:
Prostheses, Amputation, Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, Stroke

Phone
+61-2-9382 8595

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Geraghty TJ; Cole AMD; Bowring G, 2019, 'Predictors of inpatient rehabilitation after total knee replacement: an analysis of private hospital claims data.', Med J Aust, vol. 210, pp. 100 - 101, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.12066
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Lannin NA; Cusick A; Hills C; Kinnear B; Vogel K; Matthews K; Bowring G, 2016, 'Upper limb motor training using a Saebo™ orthosis is feasible for increasing task-specific practice in hospital after stroke.', Aust Occup Ther J, vol. 63, pp. 364 - 372, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1440-1630.12330
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Wu J; Chan TS; Bowring G, 2010, 'Functional Outcomes of Major Lower Limb Amputation 1994–2006: A Modern Series', JPO Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, vol. 22, pp. 152 - 156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/jpo.0b013e3181e983ac
    Journal articles | 2007
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Draper B; Bowring GT; Thompson C; Van Heyst J; Conroy P; Thompson J, 2007, 'Stress in caregivers of aphasic stroke patients: a randomized controlled trial', Clinical Rehabilitation, vol. 21, pp. 122 - 130, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269215506071251
    Journal articles | 1999
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Servaes P; Draper B; Conroy P; Bowring G, 1999, 'Informal carers of aphasic stroke patients. A brief response', Aphasiology, vol. 13, pp. 927 - 928, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/026870399401713
    Journal articles | 1999
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Servaes P; Draper B; Conroy P; Bowring GT, 1999, 'Informal carers of aphasic stroke patients: stresses and interventions', Aphasiology, vol. 13, pp. 889 - 900, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/026870399401632
    Journal articles | 1998
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Katrak PH; Bowring GT; Conroy P; Chilvers M; Poulos RG; Mcneil D, 1998, 'Predicting upper limb recovery after a stroke: the place of early shoulder and hand movement.', American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, vol. 79, pp. 758 - 761, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0003-9993(98)90352-5
    Journal articles | 1992
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Ehrlich F; Bowring G; Draper B; Poulos C; Salgado R, 1992, 'Caring for carers - A national problem', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 156, pp. 590 - 592, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/j.1326-5377.1992.tb121449.x
  • Conference Presentations | 2019
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Bowring G; Hawthorne R; Howells D; Howells C, 2019, 'Transfemoral Amputation Prostheses - State of the Art in 2019', presented at 4th ASM of the RMSANZ, Adelaide, 20 October 2019 - 23 October 2019
    Conference Posters | 2017
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Arulanandam AP; Bowring G; Leong M; Murray A, 2017, 'Rehabilitation of the four limb amputee: issues and outcomes', Canberra, presented at ASM of the Rehabilitation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, 17 September 2017 - 20 September 2017
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Bowring G, 2017, 'Cutting Edge Prosthetics', presented at Rehab Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand 2nd ASM, Canberra, 17 September 2017 - 20 September 2017
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Bowring G; Peeva V, 2017, 'Incidence of Upper Limb Amputation in Australia', presented at 16th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Capetown, South Africa, 08 May 2017 - 11 May 2017
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Bowring G; Collins R, 2015, 'Let's go hiking: learning to walk again using microprocessor controlled knee joints: A 5 case series', presented at 15th World Congress International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Lyon, France, 22 June 2015 - 25 June 2015
    Conference Presentations | 2013
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Bowring G; Wood S; Estell J, 2013, 'Inreach Acute Rehabilitation Teams at Prince of Wales and ST George Hospitals', presented at 21st ASM of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Sheraton on the Park Hotel, Sydney, 17 September 2013 - 20 September 2013
    Conference Presentations | 2012
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Bowring G, 2012, 'Rehabilitation after Upper Limb Amputation', presented at Osseointegration: Continued advancement in Rehabilitation and Pain Management, Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, 02 November 2012 - 04 November 2012
    Conference Posters | 2010
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Bowring G; Davidson J; Collins R, 2010, 'Rehabilitation of a Quadruple Amputee', Leipzig, Germany, presented at The 13th International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics World Congress, Leipzig, Germany, 10 May 2010 - 15 May 2010
    Conference Presentations | 2009
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Katrak PH; Bowring GT, 2009, 'Cost Effectiveness of an Off-site Rehabilitation Unit (199-2003) compared to an Acute Hospital Site (2004-2008): A study over 10 years at Two Locations', presented at AFRM/NIRR/NZRA Rehabilitation Conference, Queenstown, 21 July 2009 - 25 July 2009
    Conference Abstracts | 2008
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Al Garni SM; Bowring GT; Davidson J, 2008, 'Comparing Functional Outcomes of Myoelectric Vs Body Powered Prostheses in a bilateral upper limb amputee', in 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Australian National Member Society, Glenelg, South Australia, presented at 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Australian National Member Society, Glenelg, South Australia, 20 November 2008 - 22 November 2008
    Conference Presentations | 2005
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Bowring G; Draper B; Conroy P; VanHeyst J; Thompson J; Thompson C, 2005, 'Reducing Stress in caregivers of aphasic stroke patients: A Randomised Controlled Trial', presented at Stroke Society of Australasia annual scientific meeting 2005, Melbourne, 06 September 2005 - 09 September 2005
    Conference Papers | 1997
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Hannan SAR; Bowring GT, 1997, 'Phenol or botulinum toxin? High tone management in the head injury patient', in Ueda S; Nakamura R; Ishigami S (eds.), 8TH WORLD CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL REHABILITATION MEDICINE ASSOCIATION (IRMA VIII), PTS 1-2, MONDUZZI EDITORE, KYOTO, JAPAN, pp. 857 - 863, presented at 8th World Congress of the International-Rehabilitation-Medicine-Association (IRMA VIII), KYOTO, JAPAN, 31 August 1997 - 04 September 1997, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1997BJ98X00142&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 1997
    Dr Greg Thomas Bowring
    Hannan SAR; Bowring GT, 1997, 'Reduction of fixed flexion contracture of the knee in a trans-tibial amputee using botulinum toxin', in Ueda S; Nakamura R; Ishigami S (eds.), 8TH WORLD CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL REHABILITATION MEDICINE ASSOCIATION (IRMA VIII), PTS 1-2, MONDUZZI EDITORE, KYOTO, JAPAN, pp. 673 - 678, presented at 8th World Congress of the International-Rehabilitation-Medicine-Association (IRMA VIII), KYOTO, JAPAN, 31 August 1997 - 04 September 1997, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1997BJ98X00112&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

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