Lower Back Pain - Solving the Lumbar-Pelvic Complex

Event details


Course – online

Event Organiser

NCORE (National Centre of Rehabilitation Education)

01332 254679



Lower Back Pain - Solving the Lumbar-Pelvic Complex

20th April 2021

Course delivered online

Tutor: Dr. Marie-Elaine Grant. Dip Physio. (NUI) PhD, SMISCP, MCSP.

International Olympic Committee: Medical and Scientific Commission

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At the end of this course participants will:

  1. Understand the nature of onset, causes and extent of the problem.
  2. Understand the most common lumbar spine pathologies and mechanisms of injury
  3. Learn the principles of management during the acute, sub-acute and chronic phases.
  4. Gain clinical assessment skills and test techniques for evaluation and differential diagnosis.
  5. Increase competencies in planning and implementing treatment and rehabilitation programmes for the sporting and non-sporting individuals with Low Back Pain.

Course Programme

9.00 am Overview of Lumbar Spine Anatomy, incidence and causes of Low Back Pain.

Common Conditions in sporting and non-sporting populations.

Diagnostic criteria for mechanical and pathological lumbar spine disorders.

10.00 amAssessment and Evaluation techniques.

Radiological Investigations which one and when?

Special testsand identifying ‘Red Flags’

Assessment of nerve root compression and neurological signs.

Principles of Management of Low back Pain in the acute, sub- acute

Chronic phases

11.00 amTreatment Planning, approaches and implementation

              Lumbo – Pelvic Biomechanics & Muscle Control

Rehabilitation and the role of Core Stability

12.00 noonRisk Management and Prevention of Low Back Pain

Case histories

  • Non sporting:  with neurological involvement
  • Sporting:  (a) Overuse (b) Trauma

1.00 pm Finish

CPD: 4 hours

Fee: £75

Limited funded places may be available for AHPs & Nurses working for the NHS within the East Midlands.


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