This is a time of great change in the management of musculoskeletal pain and injury. Whilst research has shown the limitations of hands-on manipulative approaches, clinicians are also recognizing how psychological factors influence treatment and recovery. But where do you start? How do you put the latest clinical research into practice? How do you decide whether to prioritize physical or psychological approaches in your clinical work?
The main focus of the course is on one-to-one patient self-management, but delegates will also learn:
Chris is a full-time Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, specializing in neck pain. He set up Kent Neck Pain Centre in Tonbridge, Kent in 2010. He is a popular and in-demand public speaker and very regularly presents his work to students, health professionals and lawyers in schools, NHS Hospitals, private clinics and at national conferences. He represented the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) in Parliament in 2013 and on the Ministry of Justice Whiplash Reform Working Group (2014) – tasked with reforming the whiplash medico-legal reporting system in England and Wales. He has appeared on BBC1, BBC2, BBC Parliament, BBC Radio 4 and in the national press discussing neck pain.