In this two-day course exploring the theory and application of managing persistent pain, experts Danny Orchard and  Dr  Hubert van Griensven have teamed up to teach you how to treat and manage pain from a mechanism-based perspective.

They will review the neurophysiology of pain, including neuropathic pain and central sensitisation. Theory will be linked with clinical practice through discussion of implications for history taking, clinical testing and the use of manual therapy as a way of influencing the physiology. Delegates will also examine case studies and treatment approaches.

The course is suitable for anyone with an interest in pain management. Previous participants of Danny or Hubert's pain days may choose to attend day two only (subject to availability).

*Please note there will be a reading list which you will be required to complete prior to the course starting. This will ensure all delegates are on a similar level upon starting the course.

About the course leaders

Dr Hubert van Griensven is a Chartered Physiotherapist, Registered Acupuncturist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire, where he leads MSc modules on pain and pain psychology. He holds an MSc in Pain from King’s College London and a PhD from the University of Brighton. Hubert has published two textbooks on pain for healthcare practitioners and has contributed to other books. In his latest research, he has investigated central sensitisation in shoulder pain.

Daniel Orchard is a qualified osteopath and teaches NMS and Pain Science at the UCO. Daniel also holds an MSC in Pain from King’s College London and presented his dissertation on the Lived Experience of Headaches at the Paris OSEAN conference in 2012. Daniel is a founding member of Osteopaths for the Prevention of Headaches & Migraine (OPHM) and regularly undertakes peer review on the subject of pain while lecturing internationally to healthcare practitioners.

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28/04/2018 - 29/04/2018


From just £116.22

Cancellation policy

The UCO regrets that no refunds can be made for cancelled places unless a substitute participant can be found. The UCO cannot guarantee that any course will run. In the event of your course being cancelled, all paid fees and deposits will be refunded in full.

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