FEARLESS SPINE


  1. Review of current quality evidence based practice in a format relevant to the movement teacher. 
  2. How to articulate this evidence to a client in a positive way as a step to reduce thier "fear of movement".
  3. How to assess a clients kinesiophobia (fear of movement). This is probably the most important assessment factor in a back pain sufferers recovery, and your understanding of this allows you to tailor your approach accordingly.
  4. How to use "interview skills" to obtain the important relevant information and create a positive recovery mindset.
  5. Review "chronic pain". Learn the common drivers and reasons for chronic pain and your potential role in facilitating the breaking of the  "cycle" of chronic pain.
  6. Assessment of movement in a more embodied form. View movement through the glasses of intention and attitude. The confident of a persons movement often tells more than how far they go. "it is the journey not how far"!
  7. Use of repetoire exercises to gather relevant information and develop a more client specific programme.
  8. Use of language and cues that avoid nocebo and encourage a positive cognitive and body response.
  9. Learn repetoire adaptions that allow you more scope for progression and client specific movement.
  10. Case studies - Practise assessment and programming 
  11. Be confident with this approach and communicate with other professionals.