MSK Today Rehabilitation Conference2019-04-29T15:48:21-04:00

MSK Today Rehabilitation Conference


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Course TypeConference
Date10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019
Instructor NameMichael Shacklock, Neil Pearson, Derek Clewley
Cost$300.00/2 day; $200/single day
AddressThe Cardon Centre
1200 Burloak Dr
Burlington, ON L7L6B4
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DistrictCentral Toronto
Brief Description

New! Michael Shacklock’s course is open for registration- October 17-18, 2019! 

Providing a wide range of rehabilitation professionals with a dynamic, interactive program of up-to-date information on the current best-evidence management of MSK problems. A chance to interact with leading researchers and clinicians form around the world for one easy to access weekend!

Neil Pearson will be joining the conference faculty to discuss Pain Science and Management. Neil Pearson is a Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC, and a leader in the field of physiotherapy and yoga therapy pain management. In 2013-2014 he was invited to work with the BC Medical Association, developing and present practice modules in primary care pain management.

Neil is the Founding Chair of the Canadian Physiotherapy Pain Science Division, a 2011 recipient of the PABC's Excellence in Clinical Practice Contribution award, and the 2012 recipient of the Canadian Pain Society's Excellence in Interprofessional Pain Education Award.

Neil's clinical work in Penticton is exclusively with people with complex and persistent pain. He offers his pain management, education and yoga therapy services throughout BC, Canada and internationally through workshops, continuing education, pain management training programs and retreats. His schedule and the resources he has developed for people in pain are available at He is also an aspiring writer.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Derek Clewley:

A professor in the Duke University PT department. Dr. Derek Clewley’s area of expertise and training is orthopaedics and manual physical therapy. He was a key author in APTA’s Clinical Practice Guidelines update Neck Pain Revisions 2017 in JOSPT.

  • Michael Shacklock:

Michael is recognized as an international leader in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders with a neural aspect. Author of an international best seller text book, Clinical Neurodynamics, (Elsevier)and has published two other books, Moving in on Pain (Elsevier) and Biomechanics of the Nervous System: Breig Revisited.

Michael Shacklock’s Neuro-Dynamic Solutions

Upper Quarter

Michael Shacklock's Clinical Neurodynamics courses are based on:

  • The original concept of neurodynamics in PT by the founder
  • Shacklock's international best-selling text, Clinical Neurodynamics
  • Multi-award winning research by NDS scientists
  • Clinical application of the evidence of neurodynamics
  • Diagnostic categories
  • Progressions from alleviative strategies to high level treatments
  • Integration with the musculoskeletal system
  • Taught globally and certification is internationally consistent and transferrable

Registration will be opening NOW!

Additional Topics for the Conference:

  • Dysfunction Junction
  • Lateral Hip Pain and the Emerging Knowledge of Gluteal Tendonopathy


  • $300 for two days
  • $200 for one day (Saturday or Sunday)


Cardon Conference Centre - 1200 Burloak Dr., Burlington, ON L7L 6B4

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Contact NameRob Werstine
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Contact Phone(519) 200-4777