Live Courses in Christchurch New Zealand

Course 1

Making sense of low back pain.

Getting the diagnosis correct and instituting correct management: an introduction

Saturday 15th June 2024 9am – 12.30pm (Lunch included)

@ The Physio Joint, Redcliffs Christchurch NZ

  • Functional anatomy of the SIJ, Hip and Lumbar vertebral unit and patho-anatomy
  • Clinical Diagnosis including best imaging techniques
  • Initial treatment including bracing/taping/ specialised physical therapy/ exercise therapy, what and when
  • Injection therapies: which injections, when, how and why
  • When to consider surgery and types of surgery • After injection, following -up after specialised  physiotherapy, after injections and return to sport considerations
  • Questions and course Wrap up

$ 400 Inc. GST

Early bird special!
Buy a ticket now and get $50 OFF!

All participants will have the opportunity to present difficult cases and have access toProfessor Saunders for advice and ongoing support.

Course 2

Masterclass in Sacroiliac joint, and all things pelvic related.

This is for experienced practitioners looking to extend their knowledge. Must have attend the introductory course in person or online.

Saturday 15th June 2024 1pm – 4pm (Lunch included)

@ The Physio Joint, Redcliffs Christchurch NZ

  • We will review the patho-anatomy of the SIJ, pubis and hip
  • We will look at the accommodative strategies that are employed with SIJ mechanical issues
  • We will then discuss the strategies required to unwind these and treat the underlying issue
  • Muscle enthesopathies around the pelvis
  • Neural compression around the pelvis as a secondary  consequence of the altered muscle function
  • The SIJ Influence on rib ring dysfunction: is it the SIJ driving the rib? Or the rib ring dysfunction driving  the SIJ? (and other drivers)
  • Co-existent lumbar spine and hip issues
  • Detailed discussion regarding the muscular components of lumbo-pelvic stability.
  • Questions and course Wrap up

$ 400 Inc. GST

Early bird special!
Buy a ticket now and get $50 OFF!

All participants will have the opportunity to present difficult cases and have access toProfessor Saunders for advice and ongoing support.