Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

An online course for physical therapists / physiotherapists

Introduction

Low back pain is a very common health problem worldwide and a major cause of disability – affecting performance at work and general well-being. It affects people of all ages, from children to the elderly, and is a very frequent reason for consultations. The 2010 Global Burden of Disease Study estimated that low back pain is among the top 10 diseases and injuries that account for the highest number of DALYs worldwide. This course will explore low back pain and give you a background understanding to management strategies.

Outline

  • Section one: Introduction to LBP, epidemiology and functional anatomy review.
  • Section two: Review lumbar conditions
  • Section three: Lumbar Examination and classification of LBP
  • Section four: Current management approaches
  • Section five: Optional assignment

Testimonials

This was a very good broad course that I would recommend to either experienced or newer therapists. The readings and interviews were very good and thorough enough to give depth.
Thank you for an engaging and insightful course. Great resources and a breadth of highly relevant topics have allowed me to consolidate my theoretical foundations in rehab.
I think it's wonderful to have the international scope so well represented here. I really enjoyed this learning opportunity.
Thank you for providing an interesting and professional platform where I can access the most up to date research and information to inform my clinical practice