PhysioNovo course topics 

  • Differential diagnosis of pain: neuropathic - nociplastic - nociceptive.
  • Differential diagnosis of radicular - pseudo-radicular symptoms.
  • Central - peripheral sensitisation.  
  • The biopsychosocial model.
  • (Patho-)physiology and biomechanics of peripheral nerves, large joints and the spine.
  • Clinical-motor vs. radiological diagnostics.
  • Functional analysis of the integral motor system of the spine, arms and legs.
  • Principle and significance of the force-couple for local (articular) and global (vertebral) motor function.
  • Compensatory motor function.
  • Sensorimotor function of the articular-neurological system. 
  • Voluntary vs. non-voluntary articular-motor control - motor learning.
  • Hip - Spine - Syndrome / Shoulder - Spine - Syndrome.
  • Acquisition of practical skills for the targeted and methodical performance of an accurate integral motor analysis of the spine, the large joints and walking and running motor skills.
  • Acquisition of practical skills for the targeted and methodical performance of corrective arm, leg and spinal motor skills in close connection with feedforward motor skills of the scapula, pelvis and pelvic floor in close connection with walking and running motor skills.
  • Acquisition of practical skills for the targeted and methodical application of the force pair principle in sport and rehabilitation.
  • The specific application of the concept in patients with back pain during and after pregnancy.
  • The specific application of the concept in patients with scoliosis.