A physical therapist with a passion for integrative and lifestyle medicine
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Approximately 50% of office workers complain of work-related low back pain (LBP). Building on what was presented in the previous introductory course from Z Altug, learn how lifestyle medicine can use ergonomics to address LBP related to the office setting. This course, the second in a five-part series, provides an overview of ergonomics and how it can be a part of whole-person health. It also introduces the common sources of LBP in office workers and prevention strategies.
The aim of this course is to give an overview of ergonomic practice through the lens of integrative lifestyle medicine and how this practice can improve and/or prevent low back pain for the office worker.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.