Area of Expertise

Explain Pain
David Butler obtained his primary degree from the University of Queensland and subsequently earned a Graduate Diploma in Advanced Manipulative Therapy in 1985 and a Masters by research in 1996 from the University of South Australia.

He has written and co-written many publications and is the author of the texts, Mobilisation of the Nervous System written in 1991 and published by Churchill Livingstone, and The Sensitive Nervous System, published by NOI. David has also recently completed the text Explain Pain, a patient directed book, co-authored with Lorimer Moseley.

David has taught concepts of clinical reasoning, physical health of the nervous system and pain sciences for many years and in many countries. In Australia, he is an adjunct lecturer at the University of South Australia.

David has research interests in pain measurement and mechanisms based classifications of pain. Food, wine and fishing are also research interests.