Active Care of the Lumbar Spine for the Health Care Provider
By: DConline

Course Description

This six-hour distance based course will provide Doctors of Chiropractic with current information concerning active care approaches to low back pain. Topics covered will include the epidemiology, orthopedic assessment, functional anatomy and biomechanics, active and passive treatment approaches to low back pain. The course is designed for the general practicing Doctor of Chiropractic. The learner’s participation time is actively tracked and logged. Evidence for low back pain rehabilitation. Concepts in spinal rehabilitation / Red Flags to active care Movement pattern assessment as part of the orthopedic exam Hip influence on lumbar spine pathomechanics Hip mobility technique Rehabilitative exercises This six-hour distance based course will provide Doctors of Chiropractic with current information concerning active care approaches to low back pain. Topics covered will include the epidemiology, orthopedic assessment, functional anatomy and biomechanics, active and passive treatment approaches to low back pain. The course is designed for the general practicing Doctor of Chiropractic. The learner’s participation time is actively tracked and logged. Evidence for low back pain rehabilitation. Concepts in spinal rehabilitation / Red Flags to active care Movement pattern assessment as part of the orthopedic exam Hip influence on lumbar spine pathomechanics Hip mobility technique Rehabilitative exercisesReview the evidence supporting active care for low back pain.Review epidemiological research of low back pain patients relevant to low back rehabilitation.Define commonly used terms in low back rehabilitation.Review red flags to conservative care of back pain.Introduce novel approaches to orthopedic assessment of the low back.Understand how the hip can influence lumbar spine pathomechanics.Introduce soft tissue treatment options for the low back and hip.Introduce joint mobilization techniques for the hip.Describe basic rehabilitation concepts relevant to the lumbar spine.Understand contemporary exercise progressions for low back pain.Introduce advanced strengthening and neuromuscular retraining exercises for back pain patients.Analyze the effectiveness of unstable surface training in rehabilitation and sports performance.Describe rehabilitation program design concepts.

Course Details

  • Active Care of the Lumbar Spine for the Health Care Provider
  • By:    DConline
  • Instructor:    Dustin Nabhan, DC, DACBSP, FACSM
  • Total CE Hours:    6
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