Back Rehabilitation

back rehabilitation bookBased on Dr Chris Norris’ book Complete Guide to Back Rehabilitation (Bloomsbury, 2015) this 2 day course presents an evidence based program to safely and effectively manage low back injuries using exercise therapy. 

A balance of theory and practice is used to provide a state-or-the-art approach to modern rehab.  Lectures, practical demonstrations, partner work, and small group problem solving are all used to provide a stimulating, easy to follow course. 

Suitable for therapists and exercise teachers of all types.

  • Functional anatomy of the spine
  • Lumbo-pelvic mechanics
  • Mechanics of lifting
  • Biopsychosocial approach to Chronic Low Back Pain (CLBP)
  • Pain science
  • Posture evaluation
  • Core stability – where are we now?
  • Concepts in exercise therapy
  • Optimal tissue loading
  • Low back pain – not all in the tissues
  • Exercise progression  – from injury onset to return to work.