There's never been a better time to learn about pain science, and the best place to start is right here. Below, you'll find guidance on books, courses, fellowships and more.

Educational resources for clinicians, students and faculty

Pain Neuroscience Education

A clinical guide that delivers the evidence-base and clinical application of PNE.

Understanding, Evaluating and Treating Pain for the PT and PTA Student

Equips students with knowledge they need to take on the pain epidemic. Based on current curriculum guidelines.

Integrating Manual Therapy and Pain Neuroscience

A foundation for the modern clinician, who is equally adept at treating the body AND the brain.

The 3-3-1 Principle

The human pain experience is complex, and it's easy to get caught up in the nuances and feel overwhelmed. Remember the 3-3-1 Principle to keep yourself rooted in a solid foundation.

Three basic types of pain: Nociceptive, peripheral neuropathic, and central/nociplastic.

Three best-evidence treatments: Education, movement, and calming down the nervous system.

Pain n=1: Each and every human's pain experience is unique.


Pain neuroscience education is taught at top schools throughout the United States and internationally. Learn about PNE and prepare yourself for a rewarding career by applying for a CAPTE-accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy program at these or other leading schools.


Even 10 years ago, you would struggle to find any courses on pain science, let alone pain neuroscience education.

Evidence in Motion provides leading-edge continuing education courses on pain neuroscience education. In-person and virtual courses are available.

A Fellowship in Pain Sciences is also offered to revolutionize how you care for patients with complex or chronic pain.