How does (chronic) pain arise? What exactly is pain? Can you measure pain? How can pain be influenced and what role does activity play in the sense of movement?

Questions on the subject of pain, which are answered in this course – scientifically based and with a clear focus on practical implementation in everyday life.

The aim of the advanced training is to present the new scientific findings of pain research in their basic features and to offer practical guidelines for action.

The participants are expected to develop new ideas and approaches for their daily work with patients or in health promotion (e. g. in back training courses).

320 Euro
290 Euro (reduced fee for students and trainees)

  • Pain absorption, transmission and processing
  • Pain forms, especially back pain
  • Chronic pain development – prevention and therapy
  • Pain measurement/pain recognition
  • Strategies for dealing with (chronic) pain
  • Pain management/self-responsibility

Course Date: ... expected to take place in autumn 2023

Course Time: Friday 1pm - 8:15 pm, Saturday 9am - 4:15pm

Course Location: online


Registration deadline: 4 weeks prior to the event (later registration only possible if there are remaining seats)

Knowledge of functional anatomy, physiology or therapy or relevant professional experience.

Target group:

Doctors, students (from 3rd semester) and graduates of the Sports and Health Sciences degree program, physiotherapists, back school leaders, sports therapists; other medical professions

Language of Instruction:


17 teaching units - each 45 minutes (1ECTS)


2 days

Course instructor:

Johannes Knahn


S&H-Zertifikat "Pain Management in prevention and rehabilitation" after successful participation

This advanced training is recognised by the BdR e. V. as a refresher course for back school teachers and can be submitted to extend a KddR back school license.




Is there no announced date for this course, is the course booked out, or does the date not suit you? You can put your name on the list of prospects without any obligation and you will be contacted as soon as a new course date is announced.