Knowledge Translation
In addition to the in person course, participants are provided with education resources that upend conventional wisdom about rehabilitation and pain.
• A Comprehensive Guide to the New Science of Treating Lower Back Pain - Julia Belluz
• Back pain: how to live with one of the world’s biggest health problems - Moya Sarner
• Starting Rehab Early Can Speed Recovery From Muscle Injuries - Alex Hutchinson
• The Social Power of Touch - Lydia Denworth
• Massage may aid muscle regrowth, even in an opposite limb - Colorado State University
• Where Pain Lives - Cathryn Jakobson Ramin
• To treat pain, study people in all their complexity - Beth Darnall
• Pleasant to the Touch - Sabrina Richards


A Synthesis of Noteworthy Finds

Courtney et al. (2017). Mechanisms of chronic pain - key considerations for appropriate physical therapy management. J Man Manip Ther.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28694674

Harte et al. (2018). The neurobiology of central sensitization. J Appl Behav Res.
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jabr.12137

Kennedy & Munk (2017). Experienced Practitioners' Beliefs Utilized to Create a Successful Massage Therapist Conceptual Model. Int J Ther Massage Bodywork.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28690704

Lewis & O'Sullivan (2018). Is it time to reframe how we care for people with non-traumatic musculoskeletal pain? Br J Sports Med.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29941618

Rossettini et al. (2018). Clinical relevance of contextual factors as triggers of placebo and nocebo effects in musculoskeletal pain. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29357856

Schmid et al. (2009). Reliability of clinical tests to evaluate nerve function and mechanosensitivity of the upper limb peripheral nervous system. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19154625

Shah et al. (2015). Myofascial Trigger Points Then and Now. PM&R.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25724849 

Van Hooren et al. (2018). Do We Need a Cool-Down After Exercise? Sports Med. 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29663142 

Zügel et al. (2018). Fascial tissue research in sports medicine: from molecules to tissue adaptation, injury and diagnostics. Br J Sports Med.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30072398

Concussion, Headache & Neck Pain

Ellis et al. (2016). Multi-Disciplinary Management of Athletes with Post-Concussion Syndrome. Front Neurol.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27605923

Fernández-de-Las-Peñas & Courtney (2014). Clinical reasoning for manual therapy management of tension type and cervicogenic headache. J Man Manip Ther. 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24976747

Matuszak et al. (2016). A Practical Concussion Physical Examination Toolbox. Sports Health.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27022058/

Morin et al. (2016). Cervical Spine Involvement in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Sports Medicine.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27529079 

Back & Trunk

Isu et al. (2018). Superior and Middle Cluneal Nerve Entrapment as a Cause of Low Back Pain. Neurospine.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29656623

Oliveira et al. (2018). Clinical practice guidelines for the management of non-specific low back pain in primary care. Eur Spine J.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29971708

Tousignant-Laflamme et al. (2017). Rehabilitation management of low back pain. J Pain Res.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29042813

Hip, Knee & Thigh

Martin et al. (2017). Nerve entrapment in the hip region. Int J Sports Phys Ther.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29234567

Ardern et al. (2018). 2018 International Olympic Committee consensus statement on prevention, diagnosis and management of paediatric anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries. Br J Sports Med.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29478021

Porr et al. (2013). Entrapment of the saphenous nerve at the adductor canal affecting the infrapatellar branch. J Can Chiropr Assoc.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24302782

Foot & Ankle

Vuurberg et al. (2018). Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of ankle sprains. Br J Sports Med.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29514819