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Mechanics @ work: a 2-day symposium for chiropractors and podiatrists organised by UBC-BVC on 9-10 February 2018

Course Date

Start: 9th February 2018 @ 08:30am
End: 10th February 2018 @ 18:30pm

Course Location

Parker hotel Brussels Airport
Bessenveldstraat 15, Machelen, Brussels, Belgium


Course Description


Friday 09/02/2018    : 08.00-18.30 hrs

Saturday 10/2/2018 : 08.00-18.30 hrs


David Leaf, DC, DIBAK: chiropractor (USA)

Subjects: Biomechanical analysis of gait and dysfunction in relation with its neuromuscular control. The role of a chiropractor in detecting and correcting. The controversy around orthoses and its different schools of thought. The common ground for chiropractors and podiatrists.

David Dunning, DipPodMed, MSc, FCPM, FFPM, RCPSGlasg: podiatrist (UK)


-the relationship between foot orthoses and dental appliances (45 min):

Presentation and update of the publication on the temporomandibular joint and its postural relationship including ascending and descending problems.

-management of sports related lower limb dysfunctions from a podiatric perspective (3hrs):

The role of podiatry in a modern sporting context touching on the causes of injury, injury prevention and the role of the medical team as a whole. How podiatry can help in the management of injuries with reference to the mechanism of injury and when to refer to other health professionals.


Diegem (Brussels)

Parker hotel Brussels Airport

To book your place:

Please fill in the registration form and transfer your payment to the following account:


Paul Hymanslaan 109

1200 Brussel

KBC: 413-4257881-26

IBAN : BE59 4134 2578 8126


Message: “Your Name – Mechanics at work – dates you will attend”.

You will receive a payment certificate via E-mail – only your registration together with the payment will guarantee your place at this symposium.


Course Credits


Course Contact Name

Bert Ameloot

Course Contact Email


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