Introduction, Objectives, and Course Manual
- To provide an overview of current science-based knowledge related to pain science, movement and manual therapy.
- Discuss why understanding that nociception does not guarantee pain is important for both clinicians and our patients to understand and treat pain.
- Describe why understanding nociception, in the absence of pain, is important to understanding mobility and movement.
- Compare and contrast a biopsychosocial process-based approach to diagnostic classification and protocols.
- To introduce the Human Rehabilitation Framework (HRF) as a biopsychosocial process-based treatment approach for movement and pain.
- Summarize two changes you can make in your current practice related to therapy to more effectively educate patients on pain and mobility, while simultaneously increasing self-efficacy and reducing dependency on passive interventions.