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Don’t Tell Me to Rest!

The Reality of Performing Arts Healthcare


Saturday, November 25th

Peppers Salt Resort & Spa

Kingscliff, NSW




Dr David Butler

We are thrilled to announce this year’s keynote speaker, Dr David Butler. David Butler is a physiotherapy graduate of the University of Queensland (1978).  He has a graduate diploma in advanced manipulative therapy (1985), a masters degree by research from the University of South Australia (1996) and a doctorate in education from Flinders University (2010).

David is a clinician, an international freelance educator, an Adjunct Associate Professor with the University of South Australia and an Honoured Lifetime Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association. His professional interests focus around the integration of neurobiology into clinical decision making and public and professional education in pain, stress and performance management. Food, wine and fishing are also research interests.

Author of numerous book chapters and articles and the texts Mobilisation of the Nervous System (1991), The Sensitive Nervous System (2000), David has also co-authored of Explain Pain (2003, 2nd Edn 2013), The Graded Motor Imagery Handbook (2012),  The Explain Pain Handbook: Protectometer (2015) and Explain Pain Supercharged (2017).






To book accommodation at the Symposium venue, please visit Peppers Salt Resort & Spa or phone 1300 737 444.

For accommodation only 2 minutes walk from the venue, please visit Mantra on Salt Beach or phone 1300 987 604 to make your booking.


NB: Discounted accommodation bookings through ASPAH have now sold out. We are no longer able to take any bookings on behalf of attendees and encourage you to contact accommodation providers directly to book your stay as soon as possible.

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