Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

An online course for physical therapists / physiotherapists
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Introduction

Low back pain is a very common health problem worldwide and a major cause of reduced 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 Disability Adjusted Life Years worldwide.

Aims

This course aims to provide a review of the relevant anatomy, explores epidemiology and covers evidence based assessment and management approaches.

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

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy professionals, clinicians and students.

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