Consideration for the Management of Lower Back Pain: A System of Classification

CEUs: 16 Continuing Credit Hours

Counts Towards COMT & Fellowship

Course Description:

Featuring the elements and principles of Treatment Based Classification System, this course is structured to present a format for evaluation and treatment of the lumbopelvic spine, and regional considerations, utilizing advanced orthopedic skills. Emphasis will be placed on enhancing clinical decision-making skills and integrating manual therapy procedures within the overall plan of care for the patient with low back pain. Relevant research and evidenced based principles will be presented and discussed. The course will include lectures, discussions, and structured laboratory sessions.

Course Presenters: Chris Roosa, PT, DPT, OCS, Mike Timko, MS, PT, FAAOMPT & Nick Kyle, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT

Target Audience: Physical Therapists

Prerequisites: n/a

Cost: $400.00

Cancellation Policy: Link

Ratio of Student/Teacher: 15 students/1 Instructor

Course Objectives:

  1. Following completion of this course, the participant will be able to accurately explain a regional, biomechanical assessment system for the cervical spine.
  2. Following completion of this course, the participant will be able to correctly define three “pathological” terms commonly used in association with cervical spine dysfunction in the interpretation of diagnostic imaging,
  3. Following completion of this course, the participant will be able to independently explain the cervical assessment format based on an interpretation of movement patterns and motion-palpation.
  4. Following completion of this course, the participant will be able to correctly list one indication and one contraindication for mechanical evaluation of the cervical spine.
  5. Following completion of this course, the participant will be able to correctly verbalize two expected outcomes of cervical traction for the cervical spine.
  6. Following completion of this course, the participant will be able to correctly verbalize two expected outcomes of manual therapy techniques for the cervical spine.
  7. Following completion of this course, the participant will be able to independently design one effective treatment protocol based upon clinical classifications for a patient scenario involving cervical spine dysfunction.
  8. Following completion of this course, the participant will be able to correctly demonstrate 1 manual therapy procedure appropriate for treating a patient with cervical spine dysfunction.

Course Outline:

Day 1

1.) Introduction and Overview

2.) Introduction to Cervical Spine Movement Pattern Assessment

3.) Clinical Assessment and Treatment of the Cervicothoracic Region

4.) Partial Articular Pattern: (Mid-Cervical) Extension Pattern

5.) Clinical Examination and Treatment:  (Mid-Cervical) Extension Pattern

6.) Clinical Considerations:  Cervical Traction Principles

Day 2

7.) Craniocervical Movement Patterns and Clinical “Safety” Considerations

8.) Clinical Examination and Treatment:  Craniocervical Region

9.) Partial Articular Pattern: (Mid-Cervical) Flexion Pattern

10.)Clinical Examination and Treatment Considerations: Thoracic Spine Clinical

11.)Considerations:  Neck Pain with Strength and Coordination Deficits

 

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Date

Sep 28 2019 - Sep 29 2019

Time

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location

West Virginia University - Department of Physical Therapy
Morgantown, WV
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