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The Reality of Performing Arts Healthcare


Saturday, November 25th

Peppers Salt Resort & Spa

Kingscliff, NSW


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).


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