German physiotherapist with postgraduate qualifications from Curtin University, Perth. 20 years of clinical experiences working with persistent pain patients. Expert knowledge in the field of physiology of pain and as a member of an interdisciplinary case-management team. Enthusiastic educator with 19 years of regular teaching experience on both undergraduate and postgraduate level in Australia, Switzerland, Austria, and Germany.
Regular publications in textbooks and scientific journals. Committed member of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). Most recently being instrumental in setting up a ‘Specialised Pain Physiotherapy’ Course through the Special Interest Group ‘Pain and Movement’ by the German Pain Association.
Since relocating to Melbourne in December 2013, annual teaching commitments with La Trobe University, and Neuro-Orthopaedic Institute (NOI), Adelaide, for the courses ‘Explain Pain’ and ‘Graded Motor Imagery’. In 2019 being granted “APA Titled Pain Physiotherapist” by the Australian Physiotherapy Association.
Annual Teaching Commitments
- La Trobe University
- Neuro-Orthopaedic Institute (NOI), Adelaide
- International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)