Injury and Pathology

This course is designed for fitness professionals to achieve a greater understanding of common injuries and diseases they may see in their class population. Suitable for Pilates, Yoga and Fitness Instructors, as well as Personal Trainers and Sports Masseuses with an interest in injuries.

Course Leader

Emily Ward is a Registered Osteopath with a keen interest in Rheumatology and Neurology, seeing a wide variety of the conditions covered in this course day to day in Private Practice.



This course outlines common orthopaedic spinal conditions, common rheumatological, autoimmune and musculoskeletal dysfunctions.

This course will give Instructors the background knowledge and confidence to guide individuals with common injuries or pathologies in a group exercise class, and outline some simple rules for adapting exercises to suit.

Areas covered –

Mechanical Lower Back and Neck Pain

Muscle Strains and Shoulder Impingement

Spondylolythesis and Spondyloarthritis

Osteo and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Peripheral Neuropathies and Diabetes​

We regret that cancellations with less than 7 day’s notice cannot be refunded.


09:30 - 16:00

Please use the payment link below to book your place on this course.

Held at Ebrook Osteopathy and Sports Clinic

3 Coleshill Street

Sutton Coldfield