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Digital Seminar

Treating Geriatric Low Back Pain


Faculty:
Jamie Miner, PT, DPT, GCS
Duration:
2 Hours 05 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Nov 13, 2021
Product Code:
POS065085
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Managing low back pain is an especially difficult challenge in the geriatric population. Too many clinicians are using modalities and treatments that are not reliable – kick those to the curb with these evidence-based solutions for treating geriatric low back pain! Improve mobility, posture and function with these time-tested solutions:  

  • Treatment plans that strengthen the muscles commonly associated with LBP 
  • Clinical strategies for osteoporosis, OA, and stenosis  
  • Tools to rule out nerve root disorders 
  • Top 5 things you need to know about surgical treatment and implications  

Working with these complex patients requires comprehensive strategies, so you’ll also explore the key professionals to include on the multidisciplinary care team for best outcomes.  Walk away with today’s best practices to decrease low back pain through effective interventions like therapeutic exercise, physical activity, mobilization and many other modalities. 

Credits


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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). 

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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


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California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

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Kentucky Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 2.0 continuing education credit hours for Kentucky Physical Therapists. The rule under 201 KAR 22:045, Section 2, (2)(a) states that category 1 continued competency credits can be earned from providers approved by another physical therapy licensing agency. 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.

 


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Virginia Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

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Faculty

Jamie Miner, PT, DPT, GCS's Profile

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Jamie Miner, PT, DPT, GCS, graduated with a BS degree in PT from UNC Chapel Hill in 1988. She earned her DPT from Shenandoah University in 2010. She earned her vestibular certification at Emory University in March 2003. She achieved the geriatric clinical specialist designation for the APTA. She has taken Advances in Vestibular Rehabilitation and Vestibular Function Testing. She has served as clinical instructor to many doctoral physical therapy students. She currently provides PRN services to multiple SNFs. She has experience in home health, acute care, outpatient vestibular rehab and fall prevention, acute rehab, sub-acute rehab, and long-term care.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jamie Miner has employment relationships with Shenandoah University and Rehabcare. receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Jamie Minor is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the Neurology Section and Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy, and the Vestibular Disorders Association. She serves on the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.


Additional Info

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


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Objectives

  1. Inspect posture abnormalities in patients with osteoporosis with a valid and reliable tool and evidence-based treatment plan for osteoporosis for patients with difficult levels of mobility. 
  2. Apply functional outcome measures ideal for this population and develop a treatment plan to strengthen specific core muscles that are most commonly involved in low back pain. 
  3. Distinguish between neurogenic and claudication disorders affecting ambulation and apply treatment to each problem. 
  4. Evaluate the wide variety of surgical procedures your patient may have experienced and the implications of failed back surgery. 

Outline

Low Back Pain: Evaluation & Interventions 
  • Neurogenic and claudication disorders: 
    • Clinical tests with signs and symptoms 
  • Surgical procedures: risk vs benefit 
  • Implications of failed back surgery 
  • PT intervention related to procedures + bad outcomes 
Treatment Plan for Strength 
  • Functional outcome measures 
  • Core muscles 
  • Balance between flexors and extenders 
  • Exercise program to target key muscle groups 
Best Practices for Chronic Pain Management 
  • Key roles for multidisciplinary team 
  • Important adjuncts to therapy 
  • Timing of interventions 

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Massage Therapists
  • Chiropractors

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