The Next Level of Spinal Education
Nearly 80% of adults will experience Low Back Pain, (LBP) and seek care in outpatient clinics. Evidence has been inconclusive for the best treatment techniques - especially for spinal stabilization programs. However, new research from electromyography (EMG) studies has provided an improved understanding of how functional movement, muscle imbalances, and ineffective load transfer through the lumbo-pelvic-hip complex increase risk of injury along the entire lower kinetic chain.
Explore the role of movement and muscle imbalances on pain and dysfunction in the spine and lower extremities by using gait, posture, functional movement analysis, and simple clinical tests. Identify true lumbar instability, myofascial sling, and joint dysfunctions that may be contributing to your patient's pain. Discover the latest clinical prediction rules for LBP to guide your treatment planning, and incorporate manual therapy, stabilization, and exercise into your treatment.
Take core, balance, and proprioceptive training to the next level with an interactive, hands-on lab — learn manual techniques to rebalance tissue dysfunctions and how to develop an effective corrective exercise program utilizing inexpensive equipment such as foam rollers. With a more focused approach you will get better outcomes in less time — and you and your patient will have fun in the process!
NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation).
Continuing Education Information: Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact email@example.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 6.1 self-study continuing education credits.
PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 6.0 continuing competency hours.
This self-study course consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.
PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 CE credit hours.
PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 7.3 contact hours.
This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 6.0 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.
This self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.
|Manual - Advances in Treating Spinal Instability (18.75 MB)||102 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Handout - Advances in Treating Spinal Instability (0.22 MB)||Available after Purchase|
Sue DuPont, MS, MBA, PT, ATC, is an expert in the field of orthopedics and sports medicine, with over 30 years of experience treating patients and athletes of all ages and activity levels. She holds multiple degrees including a B.S. in Exercise Science/Athletic Training, an M.S. in Biology specializing in Biomechanics, a post-baccalaureate degree in Physical Therapy, and an MBA in Healthcare Management. Ms. DuPont was on the Medical Staff at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games and awarded a 1-year fellowship at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. She has worked with various professional and elite athletes, from WTA pro tennis to World Cup Figure Skating. While working with the U.S.O.C. Biomechanics Division, Ms. DuPont researched and developed a Clinical Plyometrics protocol and presented the findings at the APTA National Conference.
Ms. DuPont has taught courses specifically for seniors on healthy aging and wellness. She is a veteran ACE Certified Fitness Instructor, teaching pilates, kickboxing, and many other fitness courses for over 20 years. Ms. DuPont has performed extensive research on the spine, aging, balance, and fitness. In her clinical practice, she utilizes advanced clinical techniques in manual therapy, taping/strapping, active stabilization, and soft tissue release to improve functional movement patterns. Currently, Ms. DuPont teaches continuing education courses nationwide. When home in Florida, she treats patients/clients for physical therapy and wellness and sits on the Advisory Board for Southwest Florida University's PTA program.
Financial: Sue DuPont has an employment relationship with Joint Implant Surgeons of Florida. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Sue DuPont has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
BACK PAIN: WHY IT'S A PROBLEM
LAB #1 — MYOFASCIAL MOBILIZATIONS
BACK PAIN: ARE WE CHASING THE PAIN?
LAB #2 – POSTURE, ROM, & MUSCLE LENGTH
SPINAL INSTABILITY: CLINICAL PRESENTATION & OBSERVATIONS
LAB #3 — DYNAMIC FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT OBSERVATIONS & CLINICAL ANALYSIS
CORRECTIVE EXERCISE PROGRESSIONS FOR SPINAL INSTABILITY
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