Course curriculum

  • 1

    INTRODUCTION

    • Welcome video 1.1

    • Module 1 workbook

    • MODULE 1: Intro vid 1

    • Intro vid 2

    • Pain neurophysiology quiz

    • Pain neurophysiology paper

  • 2

    RECONCEPTUALIZING PAIN

    • Reconceptualizing pain and pain defined

    • An overview of pain by Melzack and Katz

    • Pain science

    • gifford1998

    • Moseley,Reconceptualising_pain_according_to_modern_pain_sc

    • Acute and persistent pain

    • Economic impact of pain

    • Burden of pain

    • deyo2009

    • CPG chronic pain Chou 2009

  • 3

    PAIN NEUROPHYSIOLOGY

    • How pain becomes a problem

    • Skin receptors overview

    • How accurate are the backs sensory receptors?

    • Pain mechanisms part 1 - nociception

    • Pain mechanisms part 2 - nociplastic and CS

    • Latremoliere and Woolf pdf

    • woolf2011 CS- Implications for the dx and tx of pain

    • woolf2018 - Pain amplification

    • Pain mechanisms part 3

    • Sensory neuron pathway

    • Clinical question

    • Simplify and focus on the interaction

  • 4

    THE BRAIN AND THE SENSITIZED NEUROIMMUNE SYSTEM

    • Neurotags

    • Sensitized Neuroimmune system

    • Understanding Pain in less than five minutes(360p)

    • Module 1 recap

    • Module 1 Quiz

    • Module 1 recap with Q & A

  • 5

    MODULE 2: EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE

    • Module 2 intro

    • Module 2 workbook

    • Evidence based practice framework

    • MSK CPG's

    • Massage therapy research review

    • 60% of the time, it works every time

  • 6

    HISTORICAL THINKING AND ADOPTING A NEW MANUAL THERAPY NARRATIVE

    • Medical imaging

    • Back pain - separating fact from fiction - Prof Peter O Sullivan

    • Low back pain imaging - Lemmers2019

    • Historical concepts

    • Historical concepts 2

    • Historical concepts 3.1

    • Historical concepts 3.2

    • Listen to understand

    • Be a wise port in the storm

    • Evidence informed manual therapy explanations

  • 7

    PAIN MODELS

    • Pain models 1

    • Pain models 2

    • Pain models 3

    • BPS experiences

    • Predictive processing

  • 8

    CONTEXTUAL TREATMENT EFFECTS

    • Non-specific treatment effects part 1

    • Non-specific treatment effects part 2

    • Thinking beyond muscles and joints pdf

  • 9

    MODULE 2 COMPLETION

    • Module 2 zoom meeting part 1

    • Module 2 outro

    • Module 2 zoom meeting part 2

    • Module 2 quiz

    • Module 2 zoom meeting part 3

    • Module 2 zoom meeting part 4

  • 10

    MODULE 3: ADOPTING A NEW FRAMEWORK INTO PRACTICE

    • Module 3 clinical pain science workbook

    • Module 3 intro

    • Adopting a new framework

    • Treatment fundamentals

    • 7 Important questions to ask yourself

    • Red and yellow flags

  • 11

    PSYCHOLOGICALLY INFORMED PRACTICE

    • Psychologically informed practice

    • The Psychology of Pain pdf

  • 12

    THERAPEUTIC ALLIANCE

    • Therapeutic alliance

    • Enhanced therapeutic alliance enhances pain intensity (Fuentes et al, 2013) pdf

    • Patient centred communication pdf

  • 13

    PATIENT EXPECTATIONS

    • Patient expectations

    • Individual expectations

    • How expectations shape pain

    • Clinical relevance of contextual factors

  • 14

    CONDUCTING A BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVIEW

    • Patient Interview and assessment workbook

    • BPS interview framework part 1

    • BPS interview strategies part 2

    • Reflective listening

    • Interview question examples

    • Gifford's 4 questions

    • Jack with Peter O Sullivan

    • Empathy : The Human Connection to Patient Care

    • Patient interview part 1

    • Patient interview part 2

  • 15

    COMMUNICATION. ADAPTING OUR LANGUAGE

    • Language matters

    • The association between health care professional attitudes and beliefs and the attitudes and beliefs, clinical management, and outcomes of patients with low back pain: A systematic review

    • Easy to harm, hard to heal

    • Safety and dangers exercise

  • 16

    MODULE 3 COMPLETION

    • Module 3 outro

    • Module 3 Quiz

  • 17

    Module 4: PRACTICING AS AN EVIDENCE BASED THERAPIST

    • Module 4 intro

    • Module 4 workbook

    • Metaphors

    • Patient education

    • Clinical reasoning pathway

  • 18

    EVIDENCE INFORMED ASSESSMENT

    • Pain assessment

    • Ortho and special tests

    • Spinal movement assessment

    • Changing the narrative in diagnosis and management of pain in the SI joint area

  • 19

    GRADED EXPOSURE AND THERAPEUTIC MOVEMENTS

    • Function centred life

    • graded exposure and novel movements

    • Introduction to novel movement principles

    • Spinal novel movements

    • Seated spinal movements

    • On the table spinal movements

    • On the table spinal 2

    • On the table spinal 3 - sidelying

    • Novel movements shoulder

    • Novel movements neck

    • Pain and exercise paper pdf

    • Exercise interventions for treatment of low back pain - searle2015

    • Spinal stab exercises vs reg exercise

  • 20

    MANUAL SKILLS PRACTICE

    • Manual therapy intro

    • Manual therapy 1 - low back

    • Manual therapy 2 neck

    • Manual therapy 3 - shoulder

    • bishop2020 riding a tiger- Maximizing effects of manual therapy

    • zusman2004 Mechanisms of manual therapy

    • voogt2015 analgesic effects of manual therapy

  • 21

    TENDINOPATHY AND REHAB PROGRESSION PRINCIPLES

    • Rehab considerations

    • 10 things not to do if you have lower limb tendon pain(1080p)

    • Tendon rehab progression

    • Module 4 Quiz

  • 22

    MODULE 5: THE PATIENT EXPERIENCE

    • Module 5 intro

    • Keith M interview part 1

    • Keith M interview part 2

    • Keith M interview part 3

    • Amy Eicher interview part 1

    • Any Eicher interview part 2

    • Amy Eicher interview part 3

    • Amy Eicher interview part 4

  • 23

    CASE STUDIES

    • Case studies part 1

    • Case studies part 2

    • Module 5 course complete

  • 24

    Zoom discussions

    • Zoom #1

    • Zoom #2 part 1

    • Zoom #2 part 2

    • Zoom #2 part 3

    • Zoom #2 part 4

    • Zoom #3 part 1

    • Zoom #3 part 2

    • Zoom #3 part 3

    • Zoom webinar Dec 2020

Begins April 16th

Transform your practice by learning the necessary skills and strategies to improve the lives of patients with complex and routine pain presentations