Aurélie Marchand

MChiro, PGCert, MSc ACPP - Lecturer (Clinical Sciences)

Aurélie is the Programme Lead for the for MScAPP Paediatric Musculoskeletal Health. She teaches chiropractic paediatrics at undergraduate levels, mentors undergraduate and post-graduate students in their projects and dissertations, and oversees interns in the AECC UC paediatric clinic.

Biography

Aurélie Marchand is a chiropractor who obtained a Master in Chiropractic from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in 2006, a Post-Graduate Certificate in Chiropractic Practice in 2007, and a Master in Advanced Chiropractic Paediatric Practice at the AECC along with the Graham Heale Award in 2010. She is currently completing a Post-graduate Diploma in Medical Education. Prior to joining the AECC teaching staff she was in practice for 10 years, was a teacher of Fascial Manipulation®, and taught several post-graduate chiropractic paediatric seminars. 

Current Activity

Aurélie is the Programme Lead for the for MSc APP Paediatric Musculoskeletal Health. She teaches chiropractic paediatrics at undergraduate levels, mentors undergraduate and post-graduate students in their projects and dissertations, and oversees interns in the AECC UC paediatric clinic.
On the undergraduate programme, she is responsible for teaching paediatrics in Year 3, case-based learning and professional practice in Year 1 as well as being involved in adjustive technique, myofascial, psychosocial,... On the postgraduate programme, she is responsible for the units musculoskeletal health of the neonate and musculoskeletal health of the infant and toddler. She also mentors the AECC Chapter of the World Congress of Chiropractic Students (WCCS).

Areas of Interest

Paediatric chiropractic, fascia, medical education.

Qualifications

  • Master in Chiropractic
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Chiropractic Practice
  • Master in Science Advanced Chiropractic Paediatric Practice

Memberships

  • Fellow of the European Academy of Chiropractic
  • Member of the British Chiropractic Association
  • Registered with the General Chiropractic Council
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors (Paeds)

Research

  • Aurélie has several publications in two main fields: chiropractic paediatrics and Fascial Manipulation®. She developed the paediatric chiropractic model of care based on biomechanical properties of paediatric spinal tissues, conducted a survey of European chiropractors, reviewed the safety terminology in paediatric chiropractic care, and reported on infantile headaches. She co-authored several articles on Fascial Manipulation® including effectiveness on chronic aspecific low back pain, post-surgical care in total hip replacements, and persistent knee pain. She is also a reviewer for JMPT.

View/download Aurélie Marchand's research in the AECC University College Research Repository.

Publications

Rajasekar S, Marchand AM. Fascial Manipulation for persistent knee pain following ACL and meniscus repair. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2017 Apr;21(2):452-458.

Busato M, Quagliati C, Magri L, Filippi A, Sanna A, Branchini M, Marchand AM, Stecco A. Fascial Manipulation® associated with standard care compared to only standard post-surgical care for total hip arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial. PM&R. 2016 Dec;8(12):1142-1150.

Branchini M, Lopopolo F, Andreoli E, Loreti I, Marchand AM, Stecco A. Fascial Manipulation® for chronic aspecific low back pain: a single blinded randomized controlled trial. F1000Res. 2016 doi: 10.12688/f1000research.6890.2

Marchand AM. A proposed model with possible implications for safety and technique adaptations for chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy for infants and children. JMPT 2015;38(9):713-26.

Marchand AM. A literature review of pediatric spinal manipulation and chiropractic manipulative therapy: evaluation of consistent use of safety terminology. JMPT 2015;38(9):692-8.

Marchand AM. Chiropractic care of children from birth to adolescence and classification of reported conditions: an internet cross-sectional survey of 956 European chiropractors. JMPT 2012;35(5):371-80.

Marchand AM, Miller JE, Mitchell C. Diagnosis and chiropractic treatment of infant headache based on behavioral presentation and physical findings: a retrospective series of 13 cases. JMPT 2009;32(8):682-6.

Contact Details

Email: amarchand@aecc.ac.uk 

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