The Lumbar Spine

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Back to Basics:  10 Facts Every Person Should Know About Back Pain

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Low back pain (LBP) is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and is often associated with costly, ineffective and sometimes harmful care.  In this short online course, we identify 10 common unhelpful beliefs about LBP and outline how they may influence behavioural and psychological responses to pain. We counter with 10 important facts about LBP, calling on clinicians to incorporate these into their interactions with patients. The infographic is designed for the public use.

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Physical Examination of the Lumbar Spine - Part 1

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Because low back pain can involve a multitude of factors, how you examine your LBP patients is critical. 

    In part 1 of this course, we look at the factors that warrant consideration for their possible presence and role in a patient’s low back disorder.We also pay attention to non-musculoskeletal pathology, mechanical factors, ageing and degeneration, structural anomalies and muscle dysfunction. 

    Part 2 covers the objective examination of the lumbar spine and includes observation, interpretation and analysis of active movements, neurological testing, tension tests, manual segmental examination, muscular examination and the interpretation of the conclusion of the examination.


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Physical Examination of the Lumbar Spine - Part 2

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Because low back pain can involve a multitude of factors, how you examine your LBP patients is critical.

    In part 1 of this course, we look at the factors that warrant consideration for their possible presence and role in a patient’s low back disorder.We also pay attention to non-musculoskeletal pathology, mechanical factors, ageing and degeneration, structural anomalies and muscle dysfunction.

    Part 2 covers the objective examination of the lumbar spine and includes observation, interpretation and analysis of active movements, neurological testing, tension tests, manual segmental examination, muscular examination and the interpretation of the conclusion of the examination.


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Management of Mechanical Low Back Pain. A Comprehensive Approach: Part 1

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Here’s a method that’s been proved to assist millions of people worldwide to reduce and eliminate musculoskeletal disorders - empowering patients to take control of their own symptoms and management, getting them pain free as quickly and cost effectively as possible.

    It can also establish a patient’s directional preference and determine movements likely to help abolish the pain and restore function.

    This three-part course, which must be taken together, is a must for any professional who treats back and neck pain.

     


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Management of Mechanical Low Back Pain. A Comprehensive Approach: Part 2

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Here’s a method that’s been proved to assist millions of people worldwide to reduce and eliminate musculoskeletal disorders - empowering patients to take control of their own symptoms and management, getting them pain free as quickly and cost effectively as possible. 

    It can also establish a patient’s directional preference and determine movements likely to help abolish the pain and restore function. 

    This three-part course, which must be taken together, is a must for any professional who treats back and neck pain.

     

     


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Management of Mechanical Low Back Pain. A Comprehensive Approach: Part 3

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Here’s a method that’s been proved to assist millions of people worldwide to reduce and eliminate musculoskeletal disorders - empowering patients to take control of their own symptoms and management, getting them pain free as quickly and cost effectively as possible. 

    It can also establish a patient’s directional preference and determine movements likely to help abolish the pain and restore function. 

    This three-part course, which must be taken together, is a must for any professional who treats back and neck pain.

     

     


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Low Back Related-Leg Pain

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Low back pain and leg pain, like love and marriage, usually go together like a horse and carriage. The key for the practitioner is to differentiate between the two in order to make an appropriate diagnosis and identify the underlying pathology.

    This course introduces a systematic approach to assist with the diagnosis and classification of LBP patients in order to provide a more effective, appropriate treatment.


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Taping for Pain Relief of Spinal Conditions

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Low back pain can be difficult to treat. Management of chronic low back pain and leg pain requires a multifactorial approach. This course will not only help you to identify the underlying causative factors of LBP, but will also provide you with techniques that will enable you to assist patients to increase their active control of the passively unstable and associated areas in a way that will minimise symptom reoccurrences. Add an important modality to your tool box.


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