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Royal College of Chiropractors CPD event – Assessment and Management of Hypermobility and Connective Tissue Disorders

Course Date

Start: 27th July 2019 @ 09:30am
End: 27th July 2019 @ 16:00pm

Course Location

Holiday Inn Heathrow
Heathrow Airport, Reading, England


Course Description


This course will be a comprehensive review of this under-diagnosed condition and will include:

  • Developing skills in assessing patients with connective tissue disorders
  • New approaches to diagnosis and treatment set out by the International Consortium on the Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes in 2017, as they relate to primary care.
  • Rehabilitation exercises including core strength, the pelvic floor and pubic symphysis with special consideration for the hypermobile patient and early recognition and prevention in children with hypermobility.


Following this event you will have an understanding of:

  • Assessing and managing retained reflexes
  • Developing skills in assessing patients with connective tissue disorders
  • Improving management outcomes for patients with connective tissue disorders


Elisabeth Davidson FRCC (Paeds)

Elisabeth owns a busy multidisciplinary clinic in Aberdeenshire. She graduated from the AECC in 1994 with a BSc (chiro) and a post graduate diploma in chiropractic (DC) in 1995. She gained an MSc in Advanced Chiropractic Paediatric Practice in 2007, also from the AECC, and is a Fellow and Director of Academic Affairs of the RCC’s Pregnancy and Paediatric Faculty.

Originally from Denmark, Elisabeth has lived in Britain since 1990. She teaches postgraduate seminars in chiropractic care of children and pregnant women. In addition, she is currently conducting research into pelvic girdle pain and outcomes of infant care, and has been instrumental in developing the infant and child questionnaires used extensively by UK chiropractors.


Registration: 9.30

Seminar begins: 10.00

Close: 16.00

Lunch is included


RCCPPF Members: £89

RCC Members: £99

Non-Members: £145

Online registration and payment are available at

To register and pay via card/ bank transfer please contact the RCC directly on 0118-9469727 or at:

Cancellations: Fees will be refunded, less a £10 administration charge, for all cancellations received at least 10 days before the event.

No refunds can be given after this date.

**Please do not attend this event unless you have received confirmation of a place and joining instructions**



Course Credits


Course Contact Name

Jackie Leitch

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