CPD Courses Whitstable

Joy Lane CPD provides continuous professional development courses in the area of manual and physical therapy. Our aim is to provide quality further professional development for manual therapists of all disciplines.

The courses focus on practical manual skills and teach a wide variety of techniques from articulation through to grade 5 manipulation/high-velocity thrusts (HVT). The courses aim to provide the attendees with the ability to successfully diagnose the patient’s complaint and safely apply techniques to address the findings.

CPD Approval

Joy Lane CPD aims to provide courses that will count as CPD hours towards the participant's CPD requirements for their professional registration.

Who can attend the courses?

The courses are open to registered practitioners and students of manual therapy (years 3 and 4) in the fields of physiotherapy, osteopathy and chiropractic.

The Lecturers

Charlie Bannigan

Charlier Bannigan - CPD Course Lecturer

Osteopath Charlie Bannigan, BSc (Hons) Ost, MSc Sports Injury Medicine graduated from the European School of Osteopathy in 2003. Before becoming an osteopath he played semi-professional rugby where he developed his interest in sports-related injuries and rehabilitation.

He has run the Whitstable Clinic since 2003 and completed a master’s degree in sports injury medicine in 2009. He qualified in injection therapy in June 2012.

He has worked with the Kent County Rugby Football Union and Canterbury Rugby Club from 2003 to 2011, and returned to Canterbury RFC in 2018 as Head of Medical. He also works with professional boxers both in clinic and ringside on fight night.

Ben Cassidy

Ben Cassidy - CPD Course Lecturer

Osteopath Ben Cassidy B.Ost, BaHons, PGCAP, DipSM graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 2017. He works in private practice in Whitstable and Strood, is part of the medical team at Canterbury Rugby Club, and holds a British & Irish Boxing Association Cutman Licence.

Ben teaches osteopathic technique at the European School of Osteopathy in Maidstone to osteopaths in training. Techniques taught include soft tissue work, joint articulation and manipulation. He also works overseas teaching technique to Danish and Russian physiotherapists.