18AH018 - Spinal Stabilization Exercises: Getting to the Core of Neck and Back Pain

Feb 9, 2018 Closed Allied Health

18AH018 - Spinal Stabilization Exercises: Getting to the Core of Neck and Back Pain

Description

With the ongoing opioid epidemic, the importance of effective non-opioid treatment of neck and back pain is essential. In this lecture/lab educational activity, learn the importance of motor control and balance for persons with neck and back pain; how to palpate core spinal musculature; look for common muscle substitutions (including diaphragmatic breathing); give correct cues to your patients; and coach your patients in exercise progression with the stabilizer for biofeedback.

NOTE:
Participants should wear comfortable clothes for hands-on labs.
Class size is limited; register early!

Snow Date: Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Target Audience

Occupational Therapists & Assistants; Physical Therapists & Assistants

Objectives

  • Diagnose musculoskeletal instability
  • Identify and palpate local and global muscle systems of the spine
  • Retrain and restore control in the deep stabilizers statically and dynamically
  • Train coordination of breathing, local, and global muscles during functional tasks

Sessions

18AH018 - Spinal Stabilization Exercises: Getting to the 'Core' of Neck and Back Pain
2/9 8:30 AM–3:45 PM

Credits

.600 CEU

6.000 Contact Hours

6.000 NCBPTE Contact Hours

Fees

Brochure PDF