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Stratified Care for Low Back Pain

Online Course: Stratified Care for Low Back Pain

Explore stratified care for low back pain and Patient Prognosis Subgrouping with focus on the STarT Back approach

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Stratified Care for Low Back Pain matches subgroups of patients to specific treatments.  The subgroups are based on certain characteristics that will assist the clinician’s decision making in providing the appropriate treatment for low back pain. Different approaches to stratified care exist and it is important for physiotherapists to understand the different approaches and make an informed decision on which approach(es) will be more appropriate for their patients. The course will have a broad overview of Stratified Care for Low Back Pain and then have a deeper look at the Patient Prognosis Subgrouping with focus on the STarT Back Approach.


The aim of the course is to introduce the concept of Stratified Care for Low Back Pain and to have a deeper look into the Patient Prognosis Subgrouping.


The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video of interview with topic specialist
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

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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.

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