Integrative Approach to Low Back Pain: Manual and Movement Therapy with Clinical Practice Guidelines
80% of Americans suffer from low back pain (LBP) at some point in their lives. Without rapid relief, many people resort to opioid medication which can be ineffective and risky. Integrating manual therapy and therapeutic exercise can be a safe and effective alternative to medication.
In this live interactive webinar, we’ll explore the assessment and integrative treatment strategies to maximize positive outcomes for people with LBP. Using clinical practice guidelines and research we’ll apply specific techniques to promote mobility and function using soft tissue mobilization/myofascial release...Read more, joint mobilization, muscle energy/PNF, and positional release.
We will also cover the clinical reasoning processes that helps you design and implement therapeutic programs to help your patients experience long-term relief from their debilitating back pain. Less...
- List eight tests to identify mobility impairments in the lumbar spine.
- Describe the effect of soft tissue restriction on functional mobility of the lumbar spine.
- Select manual therapy strategies to address activity restriction limitations and functional mobility impairments based on the CPG classification of mobility impairments for LBP.
- Incorporate interventions to promote mobility of the lumbar spine, including foundational soft tissue and joint mobilization, myofascial release, muscle energy and positional release.
- Discuss the latest research on the use of manual therapy to improve function and quality of life for people with low back pain.
- Beginner to Intermediate
Saturday, April 15, 2023
11:00 AM EDT - 01:00 PM EDTRegister for this Webinar
About the speaker
Theresa A. Schmidt, PT,DPT,MS,OCS,LMT,CEAS
11:00am - 12:00pm: Lumbar
examinations recommended by APTAs CPG to identify mobility impairments. Classification of low back pain: acute, subacute and chronic categories.
12:01pm - 1:00pm: Manual Therapy
interventions to manage lumbar mobility deficits using myofascial and positional
release. Muscle energy
techniques, case studies, review of the evidence for manual therapy to improve
function and quality of life for people with LBP
CE Information - Earn 2 CE Credit Hours
New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy
Texas Physical Therapy Association
Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
Ohio Physical Therapy Association
Michigan Board of Physical Therapy
Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice
Michigan Board of Occupational Therapy
New York State Education Department's State Board for Occupational Therapy
New York State Education Department's State Board for Massage Therapy
Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board
New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy
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