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Contemporary Approach to Low Back Pain (7.5 hrs)



Treating Mechanical Low Back Pain: A Contemporary Approach

This self-paced online course is for therapists who wish to broaden their skills in the treatment of low back pain. 

Experience an in-depth exploration into the modern holistic approaches for treating mechanical low back pain in this groundbreaking online course. Led by esteemed physical therapist, Paul Townley PT, this course offers a comprehensive dive into the bio-psycho-social model of assessment and treatment. Through extensive demonstrations on patient models, participants will witness firsthand the seamless integration of biomechanical understanding with the psychological and social dimensions of pain.

This course is tailored for massage and manual therapists looking to augment their current methodologies, offering fresh, contemporary perspectives and techniques that resonate with the complexities of the human experience.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Comprehend the Bio-Psycho-Social Model: Understand the intricate interplay between the biological, psychological, and social dimensions of mechanical low back pain.
  2. Master Holistic Assessment Techniques: Implement comprehensive assessment methods that take into account the whole patient, not just their physical symptoms.
  3. Execute Modern Treatment Approaches: Utilize contemporary, evidence-based treatment strategies and techniques specific to mechanical low back pain.
  4. Analyze Case Demonstrations: Critically appraise and interpret the extensive demonstrations provided on patient models, replicating effective techniques in their own practice.
  5. Enhance Therapeutic Communication: Cultivate advanced communication skills to better understand the psychological and social factors influencing a patient's pain experience.
  6. Foster Patient Engagement and Compliance: Develop strategies to motivate and guide patients in their therapeutic journey, optimizing outcomes.

Immerse yourself in a transformative learning experience that marries the art and science of manual therapy. With Paul Townley PT as your guide, elevate your treatment approaches and amplify the positive impact you make in your patients' lives.

What's Included?

  • Fully illustrated course text (180 pages)
  • Online video classes presented by Paul Townley PT
  • Online Exam and certification
  • Lifetime Access


Rehabilitation Professionals, Manual Therapists, Massage Therapists, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Occupational Therapists, Trigger Point Therapists, Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, Exercise and Fitness Professionals. 


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