Welcome to your placement

An Introduction to Connect Health from Andrew Walton

What to expect on a Connect Health MSK Placement

Please email you educator once you have their details for a full induction pack and with any additional questions.
In the meantime the below preparation will serve you well

Recommended Preparation Resources

Essential (click to follow links):

Red Flags with Andrew Cuff - The Physio Matters Podcast, Session 51

Cauda Equina Syndrome with Chris Mercer - The Physio Matters Podcast, Session 65

Is it time to reframe how we care for people with non-traumatic musculoskeletal pain? J. Lewis & P. O'Sullivan, BJSM, 2018

Mechanotherapy: how physical therapists' prescription of exercise promotes tissue repair. K. Khan & A. Scott, BJSM, 2009

Connect Health 10 in 10 Guidelines



Why Things Hurt - Lorimer Moseley

Perfect Posture Doesn't Exist - Greg Lehman

23 and 1/2 hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health? - Dr. Mike Evans


Flippin Pain



OA Optimism

The Pain Toolkit

Textbooks (borrow from the library)

Red Flags: A Guide to Identifying Serious Pathology of the Spine. Sue Greenhalgh & James Selfe

Clinical Sports Medicine. Karim Kham & Peter Brukner

Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment. Nicola Petty and Ann Moore


Bad Science. Ben Goldacre

A Guide to Better Movement. Todd Hargrove

Aches and Pains. Louis Gifford

Explain Pain. Lorimer Moseley and David Butler

Painful Yarns: Metaphors and Stories to help understand the biology of pain. Lorimer Moseley