6th June 2020


7th June 2020


European School of Osteopathy, Boxley House, Boxley, Maidstone, Kent ME14 3DZ   View map

Course cancelled- for enquiries please email

Osteopathy in sport: Building the ultimate lower back for sporting performance – CANCELLED

Presented by Danny Mace

Saturday 6 – Sunday 7  June – £300 (includes lunch and refreshments)

Alumni discount – use code ESO25 to book online or contact the Postgraduate team on 01622 760816 /

Course overview 

This course will explain why osteopathy has a key role to play in optimising sporting performance.  This will be achieved through an understanding of biomechanics; anatomy and loading patterns and their application to the treatment approach.  The course will demonstrate how principles applied to the elite athlete are equally applicable to the amateur sporting patient.

Indicative content:

  • Building the ultimate lower back
  • Optimising sporting performance to be pain free
  • Biomechanics of lower back pain in athletes
  • Squats – assessment and best evidence in practice around low back pain

Delegates will gain an understanding of biomechanically driven rehabilitation programmes and how these can be used to optimise performance and aid recovery from injury. 

This course is suitable for all clinical practitioners.

Learning outcomes


  • clear loading patterns in the lumbar spine
  • how pain can arise from biomechanics and kinetmatics
  • the role of the squat in management for lower back pain
  • how to demonstrate rehabilitation exercises
  • how to make a specific rehabilitation programme for an athlete including psychological aspects of management

Osteopathic Practice Standards

  • Communication and patient partnership – A1-A3 & A5
  • Knowledge, skills and performance – B1 & B4
  • Safety and quality in practice – C1 & C6

Danny Mace 

Since graduating from the European School of Osteopathy, Danny Mace has built his own successful sports clinic in Chelsea London, specialising in lower back rehabilitation and sports performance. Danny is heavily involved in Jet Ski Racing and has been British Champion 3 times, ranked in the world top 10 in 2017. Danny is very keen on personal and professional development, incorporating additional therapies into his practice including: shockwave therapy; acupuncture; ultrasound and sports performance & rehabilitation techniques. Alongside private practice, Danny works as a tutor within the European School of Osteopathy’s specialist Sports Clinic .

Cancellation policy

Refunds will be given for cancellations received 10 working days in advance of the course date.

The ESO reserves the right to cancel or postpone this event if adequate delegate numbers are not secured. In the event that the course is cancelled by the ESO (due to inadequate numbers), delegates will be refunded any payments they have made in full. The ESO will notify delegates of course cancellations no less than 14 days prior to the course start date.

Please note, the ESO does not accept responsibility for travel and accommodation costs in the event of cancellation, so please take this into consideration before booking.



01622 760816