Lectures & Presentations

All the lectures, courses and workshops that I have presented over the years were in a postgraduate capacity. My latest course was presented at the University of the Witwatersrand Physiotherapy Department for Master’s students. My most recent presentations (2022) involve non-interventionapulsed radio frequency modules to educate clinicians in SoutAfrica and Internationally



  • Pain Management Pretoria Academic Hospital 1997
  • Workshop on Action Potential Stimulation Therapy Tel Aviv Israel May 1997


  • Workshop on Action Potential Stimulation Therapy Freibourg, Germany at a pre-congress course of the International Association for the Study of Pain, Vienna 1999.


  • First Pain in Africa Congress Complex Regional Pain Syndrome; TENS Alexandria, Egypt 2000


  • Action Potential Simulation Therapy Seminar Melbourne 2001


  • Pain management as a specialised skill in Physiotherapy Pretoria Academic Hospital August 2002


  • Management of Chronic Pain University of the Witwatersrand, Physiotherapy Department 2003


  • Complex regional pain syndrome; Action Potential Simulation Therapy Bad Aibling, Germany 2004


  • Workshop on Pain Management for the International Association of Acupuncture for Physical Therapists Hong Kong October 2005
  • Workshop on Electrical Pain Management Christchurch, New Zealand 2005
  • Analgesia with electrical stimulation and acupuncture Acupuncture Group of the SASP (AGSASP) Johannesburg February 2005
  • Evidence based physiotherapy practice in the management of pain Second International Congress of Physiotherapy Durban 25 – 28th May 2005


  • The Bases of Electrotherapy and Analgesia; The Uses of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation in Pain Management. Second Pain in Africa Congress Tripoli, Libya November 2006


  • Pain management through Physiotherapy University of Pretoria 5 – 8th October 2008


  • Pain for the South Gauteng Pain Management Physiotherapy Group (PMPG) of the SASP 29 June 2010
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation South Gauteng (PMPG of SASP) 2 October 2010


  • Centralisation in the context of neuropathic pain South Gauteng PMPG of SASP 8 February 2011
  • The application of acupuncture in central sensitisation in neuropathic pain Acupuncture Group SASP (AGSASP) 30 March 2011
  • Physiotherapy approach to acute pain in the pain clinic South Gauteng PMPG of SASP 12 April 2011
  • Alternative treatment for pain and trauma Dental Group Investec Johannesburg 24 June 2011
  • Treatment of Neuropathic Pain with Pulsed Radio Frequency (PIRA) Anaesthetic Conference Boksburg 23 July 2011
  • Paediatric Pain South Gauteng PMPG of SASP 16 August 2011


  • Pain management with acupuncture Morningside AGSASP 4 April 2012
  • Introducing Non-interventional Pulsed Radio Frequency (known as NMS 460 or Stimpod) Physiotherapy Wellness Warehouse Pretoria June 2012
  • Non-interventional Pulsed Radio Frequency for Physiotherapists Hillcrest, Natal 1 August 2012


  • Workshop on Electromagnetic therapy for Pain. University of the Witwatersrand Physiotherapy Department Pain Day 20 April 2013
  • Electromagnetic therapy for pain, inflammation, nerve stimulation introducing the Stimpod/NMS 460 Valley Farm Veterinary Hospital Pretoria July 2013
  • Workshop on Stimpod Therapy for Physiotherapists Boksburg 21 September 2013
  • Course on Recent Advances in Physiotherapy Management of Chronic Pain Helen Joseph Physiotherapy Department 3 October 2013
  • Stimpod Therapy South Gauteng Branch of SASP 2 November 2013


  • Pain management modalities with electrotherapy and acupuncture University of the Witwatersrand Physiotherapy Department for Master’s Programme 12 August 2014
  • Stimpod Therapy South Gauteng Branch of the SASP 30 August 2014
  • Stimpod Therapy North Gauteng Pretoria SASP 27 September 2014


  • Workshop on Non-interventional Pulsed Radio Frequency for University of the Witwatersrand Physiotherapy Department, Pain Management Day 14 March 2015
  • Pain management and disease modification with electrotherapy and acupuncture University of the Witwatersrand Physiotherapy Department for Master’s Programme 3 August 2015
  • Neurophysiological mechanisms of acupuncture in pain management Conference of Chinese medicine 3 October 2015


  • Non-drug therapies for Neuropathic Pain. South African Rheumatism Arthritis Association Congress Durban 7-10 March 2019



  • Tackling pain in relationship to Fibromyalgia Arthritis Foundation 20 August 2009
  • Self Help to Pain Relief - The non-pharmacological modalities that may relieve your pain Third Trigeminal Neuralgia Association Conference Australia August 2009
  • Meet the Patients Patient Support Group Morningside 2010
  • Alternative Pain Management in Palliative Care Hospice July 2011
  • Patient Support Group Donald Gordon 2 February 2013
  • How to lighten the burden of ageing Arthritis Foundation 25 July 2013
  • What does your pain mean to you? Patient Support Group Morningside 26 October 2013
  • Managing Pain Beyond Tablets Arthritis Foundation 14 May 2015
  • Can Survive Head and Neck Cancer Support Group 2015