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An Integrated Model to Torso Movement

  • Clinical Course
Date 15 Jun 2017 - 18 Jun 2017
Location St Vincent's Public Hospital Sydney (Module 2), NSW

Course Description

Presenter: Josephine Key

Do you understand why your patients develop spinal pain? And many injuries?
Do you appreciate the relationship between altered movement and most joint & myo-fascial pain?
Can you recognise the common compensatory patterns in the spine and proximal limb girdles?
Are your manual treatments prescriptive or do they address the clients actual functional deficits?
Can you identify the ‘missing links’ necessary for rebuilding healthy spinal movement control?
Would you like to feel more confident in being able to deliver safe and more effective therapeutic exercise programmes for spinal pain and many injuries? And incorporate preventative strategies?
Would you like to get the low down on the latest research and be able to translate this more effectively into your clinical practice?
This highly practical workshop will run from Thursday evening June 15th – Sunday 18th 4.00pm

Early bird rate if registering more than 2 weeks before
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Josephine Key is a neuro-musculo-skeletal physiotherapist and the author of: “BACK PAIN: A movement problem. Integrating relevant research and practice.” Elsevier, Edinburgh 2010
She has also had a number of papers published in an international peer reviewed journal. Her latest paper: ‘The core’: understanding it, and retraining its dysfunction’ (Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies 17(4):541-559) has been consistently ranked within the top quaternary of the 25 most downloaded papers since its publication in October 2013.
She has presented at International conferences: World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain in 2007; 2010 & 2013; the International Fascia Research Congress 2009, 2012 & 2015


Learn to recognise the common patterns of dysfunction and further develop your assessment and remedial skills with complementary manual and exercise therapy.
Module 1: “Foundations of control” – a broad over-view of the approach & principally addresses the lumbo-pelvic region and lower quadrant. March 16-19, 2017
Module 2: “An integrated model of torso movement – a pillar for function” Explores the relationship between the thorax & upper quadrant & the spine in general. June 15-18, 2017
Module 3: “Putting it all together” – all your queries are answered in an interactive practical workshop format: December 1 – 3, 2017
Venue: Physiotherapy Department, St Vincent’s Hospital, Darlinghurst, Sydney.
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An Integrated Model to Torso Movement