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GEN-C presents Hamstring – and when it isn’t!

Course Date

Start: 6th October 2019 @ 00:00am
End: 1st September 2020 @ 00:00am

Course Location

GEN-C Website, England

Course Description

Who is the GEN-C:

The Global Education Network for Chiropractic is a collaboration between the European Academy of Chiropractic, Chiropractic Australia, and The Royal College of Chiropractors. The GEN-C brings you online evidence-based CPD developed by leading experts in our profession. More information about the GEN-C and available CPD can be found at

The Course:

The course consists of a 1-hour lecture introducing you to the current literature in posterior thigh pain. The lecture includes practical demonstrations of assessment, treatment and management of myofascial injury, as well as neurogenic pain.

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, the learner should be able to:
1. Differentiate a myofascial injury to a neurogenic posterior thigh pain
2. Describe the risk factors for hamstring injuries
3. Put together a specific and individualised plan of treatment for a posterior thigh pain patient
4. Manage a targeted return to play with objective outcome measures
5. Evaluate the psychological implications of injury to an athlete
6. Prepare a prevention strategy for hamstring injuries based on the latest evidence

Following completion of the lecture, you will be directed to 10 multiple choice questions. Upon successful completion of these questions you will be emailed a CPD certificate for 1.5 hours (or 1.5 points).

The lecture is presented by Ulrik Sandstrøm:

Ulrik Sandstrøm has worked in elite sport for over 2 decades and as 1st Team Chiropractor for Leicester Tigers Rugby Team since 2009. He worked in the London 2012 and the Rio 2016 Olympic Athletes Village Polyclinics and has worked with a large range of elite athletes from UK Athletics, Chelsea FC, England Rugby, GB Basketball, GB Swimming. He has lectured extensively on sports chiropractic, manual muscle testing and taping and is a senior lecturer for the FICS ICCSP programme. Whilst being in increasing demand as a sports chiropractor and international lecturer, he continues to work in clinical practice in Sheffield and Mansfield.

How to register for the course:

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Course Credits


Course Contact Name

Peter Werth

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