Exercise for Pain Relief (Part 1)

How exercise reduces pain and what to do when it doesn’t work.

Course Outcomes:

  1. Understand how exercise works to reduce pain via multiple mechanisms.
  2. Appreciate the poor correlation between strength and pain.
  3. Gain knowledge of how the brain modulates strength.
  4. Understand why exercise can increase pain in some groups.
  5. Appreciate the difference between occupation related physical activity and recreational activity on health.
  6. Learn how to Mentally prepare patients to exercise by identifying and removing barriers using the three systems approach.
  7. Gain a knowledge of how personality can influence programme design.
  8. Appreciate factors that can cause conflict in the rehabilitation setting and how to avoid them.
  9. Design programmes based on strength and conditioning principles.
  10. Appreciate the limitations of strength and conditioning principles in a clinical setting.

Your Instructor Team


Daniel Lawrence MCSP
Daniel Lawrence MCSP

Daniel Lawrence is a UK Chartered Physiotherapist, published author and international lecturer. Daniel holds separate post-graduate qualifications in Muscluloskeletal Medicine and Education. Having completed 10 years as a University Lecturer for Plymouth University based in Truro, Daniel now combines teaching and writing with running an NHS funded clinic in his local area. Daniel is also on the board of Directors for RockTape UK, StickMobility UK and PhysioBooks Ltd.

Daniel has delivered lectures and workshops on tendon related subjects throughout the UK including, Therapy Expo, COPA, Private Physio groups, Shoulder symposium, South West Seminars and the British Fascia Symposium 2018.

Daniel frequently attends conferences as a guest lecturer and delivers bespoke training to professional groups.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
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