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Royal College of Chiropractors CPD Event – Flippin Pain: A Public Health Initiative to increase people’s understanding of Pain

Course Date

Start: 8th March 2022 @ 13:00pm
End: 8th March 2022 @ 14:00pm

Course Location

Online , Reading, England , England


Course Description


This session explores why a public health approach to persistent pain is required, and how Flippin Pain has implemented such an approach. Initial results of the campaign evaluation will be shared and the implications for clinicians and purchasers of healthcare will be highlighted.


• Understanding of the need for a public health approach to persistent pain
• Insight into the methods used to deliver the Flippin Pain public health campaign
• Knowledge of the preliminary findings of an evaluation of the campaign
• Appreciation of how attendees help to spread the messages of the campaign.

SPEAKERS – Nick Livadas and Cormac Ryan

Nick is an advanced practice physiotherapist within NHS community services in the North East of England and a Senior Lecturer at Teesside University. As part of his PhD, he is evaluating a public health campaign
called Flippin Pain.

Cormac is Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation at Teesside University. He is also the Community Pain Champion for the Flippin Pain Campaign. He has a degree in Sports and Exercise Science from the
University of Limerick and a masters in Physiotherapy from Queen Margaret University College in Edinburgh. He completed his PhD in the area of physical activity and low back pain in 2008 at Glasgow Caledonian
University. His research is focused on Pain Science Education for people with pain, health care professionals and the general public.

RCC Members participate free of charge. Refer to your email or contact to register with your full name and email address.

Non-Members: £35. Please register and pay online here

Registration closes:  Tuesday 8th March 2022, 10am


Course Credits


Course Contact Name

Jackie Leitch

Course Contact Email