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Modern Management of Lower Back and Pelvic Pain – Winnipeg

Prices are in CAD $

This course will be held in Winnipeg, MB

Course Description

This 2 day course promises to deliver an outstanding learning experience. Attendees will learn how to use an evidence-based framework to achieve better outcomes in the treatment and management of clients who suffer with acute and chronic lower back and pelvic pain. An understanding of current pain science, combined with massage and manual therapy research is provided and applied to clinical situations so clinicians can incorporate biopsychosocial clinical reasoning principles. The primary objective is for you to receive the current best evidence and rehabilitation strategies so you can obtain better outcomes with your clients.

This course provides the opportunity to learn how better communication skills, manual therapy interventions, movement modifications and therapeutic exercises can be implemented within RMT scope of practice to improve patient outcomes.

Learning objectives:

– Improve understanding of various presentations for pain and dysfunction in the low back and pelvis
– Improve and refine your assessment and treatment strategies for low back and pelvic pain
– Learn how to incorporate an evidence-based reasoning framework into your massage therapy treatments
– Become comfortable with the applications of your existing massage therapy skills within an evidence-based biopsychosocial framework to help improve client outcomes
– Distinguishing between the role of tissue health, biomechanics, sensory mechanisms and psychosocial factors and their influence on the person’s pain experience.
– Increase utilization of self-management strategies and improve abilities to teach self-management to your clients.

Course Delivery

In Person. This course features a good balance of lecture, group discussions, observation, practical exercises with case studies in partners and small groups will be used to emphasize key learning objectives.

About Me

Eric Purves MSc, RMT has been practicing as an RMT since 2006. He is on the education faculty at PainBC where he teaches a course on chronic pain management. Eric runs his own education company for healthcare professionals where he has instructed over 150 workshops across the world on evidence-based practices for pain management, manual therapy, movement/exercise therapies and rehabilitation principles.

Eric’s graduate studies at the University of British Columbia focused on knowledge translation and the application of research evidence into healthcare practice. Eric has presented his research at numerous conferences and his articles are published in various academic and professional journals.


Apr 28 - 29 2023


9:00 am - 4:00 pm



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