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Low Back Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation

Low Back Injury Prevention and Rehab Print CE Course presents an exposition of back anatomy and biomechanics and demonstrates how to interpret research on low back involvement for clinical applications. Internationally recognized low back specialist Stuart McGill presents original research to quantify the forces that specific movements and exercises impose on the low back, dispels myths regarding spine stabilization exercises, and suggests prevention approaches and strategies to offset injuries and restore function. Using the text Low Back Disorders: Evidence-Based Prevention and Rehabilitation, Second Edition, this course contains detailed information on injuries associated with seated work and sport and ergonomic issues related to manual handling of materials. You will learn how to analyze the unique physical characteristics and lifestyle factors of each patient or client to tailor preventive measures and treatments to individual needs. Through this course, you will help patients and clients progress through the stages of rehabilitation and understand the information necessary for designing an injury-prevention program. The course includes exercises and activities that provide a solid foundation of physical work in preparation for more advanced activities in sports and occupations. Also, the process of transitioning into performance exercise is outlined with an explanation of the critical stages of the performance pyramid, including the design of appropriate corrective exercise, building joint and whole-body stability, enhancing endurance, training true strength, and transitioning to ultimate performance.
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