Exercise for Pain Rehabilitation

Exercise for Pain Rehabilitation


(Module 4 of The Certificate in Pain Management)


CPD: 21 including 6 Ethics




Jacqui Koep  (MSc Pain)


Scott Rickard  (MSc Physio; BSc Exercise Science)


This course will:


  • Explore the interface between exercise physiology and pain mechanisms in common conditions such as Osteoarthritis, Fibromyalgia, Low back pain and others.
  • Examine the theory of how exercise influences self-regulatory mechanisms disrupted by pain
  • Give a brief overview of the psycho neuro immune links and where exercise can be used
  • Outline the evidence for specific types of exercise and the application to specific conditions
  • Demonstrate practical exercise tools for assessment and treatment



Module 4 – Exercise for Pain Rehabilitation

Cape Town

22 & 23 April 2017

Module 4 – Exercise for Pain Rehabilitation


5 & 6 August 2017


*not endorsed by PainSA


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