The first course in this program of instruction eases you into the online learning environment with videos on first activities that you need to complete.
The second course gets into the nitty-gritty of diagnostic methodology within the clinic on the real patients we see every day. The focus here is on clinical diagnosis.
The third course in this program looks at radicular syndrome, that is, pain arising from irritation and/or compression of nerve roots, the dorsal root ganglion and dura mater.
This course looks at those patients whose symptoms can be made to centralise, and/or display a repeatable and rapidly reversible directional preference.
This course investigates the non-mechanical causes of pain arising from the anterior column, such as discitis, and Modic changes.
This course focuses on Pelvic Girdle Pain and arising from the SIJ. Basic patho-anatomy and biomechanics are reviewed and diagnosis is covered in full.
This course looks at those structures posterior to the vertebral body such as the facet joints and spondylolysis. Spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis & the concept of instability are also covered.
This course looks at complex cases such as conditions masquerading as spinal problems like peripheral vascular disease and hip / buttock problems. Also, sensitization, neuropathic pain and the psychosocial dimension are reviewed.