AAMM MODULE 2023 - Neck and Upper Back Pain Brisbane


A learning module for doctors wanting to boost their skills and confidence with patients disabled with neck and upper back pain - and the second of four modules for the Certificate in Musculoskeletal Medicine

Learn how to:

  • Sharpen your diagnostic skills with more focused history taking.

  • Refine your physical examination skills and make sense of your findings.

  • Target and interpret cervical and thoracic spinal investigations.

  • Make a specific diagnosis leading to effective treatment. Do basic manual therapy and injections in your office

  • Prescribe appropriate exercises and medications

The module comprises:

  • a prereading component of approximately 5 hours in preparation for a day-long workshop of interactive tutorials, hands on physical examination and treatment techniques with feedback and case discussions.

  • a multiple choice question assessment

DATE: Saturday 11 March 2023

TIME: 08:30 - 17:00

VENUE: Old Bishopsbourne, St Francis Theological College, Milton, Brisbane

CLOSE OF REGISTRATION: Monday 24 Feb 2023 (to allow adequate time for completion of pre-reading requirements)

MCQ ASSESSMENT DUE DATE: Monday 6 March 2023


  • A/Prof Michael Yelland – GP & Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Arana Hill, Brisbane, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Griffith University       

  • Dr Scott Masters  - Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Caloundra

  • Dr Geoff Harding – Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Sandgate, Brisbane


  • AAMM Members: $640.00

  • Non-Members: $740

  • Registrars/House Officers: $640

  • Refreshers: $490

(NOTE: This module is open to medical practitioners only)

Applications have been made to the RACGP and ACRRM for the Educational Activity hours and Performance Review hours spent on this module


Please contact Sheridan at [email protected] for more any questions