This course presents cutting-edge strategies for designing both a lifestyle and exercise program that will promote optimum muscle, bone, and joint function for the lower back, which has become one of the most common reasons for individuals to visit the doctor. Additional topics covered include: explanations of various causes of low back pain, preventive measures including 4 progressive exercise programs that ensure lower back health and a comprehensive pre-exercise screening questionnaire that you can use with your clients to determine their risk of having a "back attack."
Textbook (TO BE MAILED): Framework for the Lower Back: A 6-step plan for a healthy lower back written by Nicholas A. Dinubile, M.D. and Bruce Scali.
Course Includes: Course packet with instructions, textbook, access to online exam, and certificate of achievement upon successful completion.
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"I loved that this was a very relevant topic and can be applied to many daily interactions with my clients. Please keep coming up with such great home study programs!" - Laura K
"Talk about informative! I am going to apply these techniques tomorrow first thing. What an awesome find!" - Michael E.
"Great stretches/exercises and good information to share with clients." - Cynthia F.
"I liked all of the information regarding various methods to treating the lower back. I will use this information to help my clients who suffer from low back pain. I learned a lot with this course and will apply this knowledge to my field." - Michael R.