Aurélie Marchand | AECC University College

Aurélie Marchand

MChiro, PGCert, MSc ACPP, MMEd – Senior Lecturer (Clinical Management)

Aurélie is a Senior Lecturer teaching on the pre-registration chiropractic framework and the post-graduate MSc Paediatric MSK Health course. She mentors postgraduate students in their dissertations.


Aurélie Marchand is a chiropractor who obtained a Master in Chiropractic from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in 2006, a Postgraduate 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 completed a Masters in Medical Education with the University of Dundee in 2021 and was awarded the Professor Ronal Harden award for best podium presentation of her dissertation. Prior to joining the AECC UC teaching staff she was in practice for ten years, was a teacher of Fascial Manipulation®, and taught several postgraduate chiropractic paediatric seminars.

Current Activity

Aurélie  teaches on the pre-registration chiropractic framework and the postgraduate MSc Paediatric MSK Health course, she mentors postgraduate students in their dissertations. On the pre-registration course, she is responsible for teaching pregnancy and paediatrics in Year 3. On the postgraduate course, she is responsible for the units Paediatric MSK examination and Paediatric MSK interventions.

Areas of Interest

Areas of interest include Paediatric chiropractic, fascia, medical education.



  • Master in Chiropractic
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Chiropractic Practice
  • Master in Science Advanced Chiropractic Paediatric Practice
  • Master of Medical Education




  • 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)


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.




Brandolini S, Lugaresi G, Santagata A, Ermolao A, Zaccaria M, Marchand AM, Stecco A. Sport injury prevention in individuals with chronic ankle instability: Fascial Manipulation® versus control group: A randomized controlled trial. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2019 Apr;23(2):316-323.

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.

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