CE Credit Hours: 3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CEU Course Description
Low back pain is a prevalent condition that can significantly impact one’s daily functioning and quality of life. Sixty to eighty percent of adults will experience low back pain of some variety within their lifetime. This course will explore a deep understanding of the underlying anatomical, biomechanical, and psychosocial factors contributing to low back pain. It will detail various assessment techniques, including subjective history-taking, objective physical examination, and relevant diagnostic tests. Physical therapists and assistants will learn to differentiate between different types of low back pain and recognize red flags that may indicate more serious underlying conditions. The course will also cover a range of evidence-based treatment approaches for low back pain, focusing on physical therapy interventions. It will overview therapeutic exercise techniques, manual therapy approaches, and neuromuscular retraining strategies to address pain, improve functional outcomes, and strategies to enhance the overall well-being of patients.
CEU Course Objectives
CEU Course Outline
|Introduction||0.10 Contact Hours|
|Background and Relevance to Physical Therapy||0.75 Contact Hours|
|History and Clinical Assessment||0.75 Contact Hours|
|Evaluation||0.55 Contact Hours|
|Treatment||0.60 Contact Hours|
|Case Study 1||0.15 Contact Hours|
0.10 Contact Hours
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Did you know you can now get UNLIMITED Continuing Education Credit Hours for only $95/year?
Click Here to learn more.
Course Date: 2023-09-14
Our courseware includes the text content found on our websites as well as video, audio, and exam questions that make up our courses. You can link to and access our courseware free of charge for personal use. You may not modify or redistribute our courseware under any circumstances.
Although we allow free access for personal use, you may not use our courseware for any commercial purposes without an agreement in place. This includes (but is not limited to) using our courseware for internal training, redistributing our courseware for sale, and copying all or parts of any of our courseware.
If you're interested in licensing our content for commercial purposes or have any other questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will disclose, in advance, any proprietary interest in any product, instrument, device, service, or material to be discussed during the learning event, as well as the source of any third-party compensation related to the presentation. This policy applies to both our organization and contractors. If such proprietary/financial interests exist, we will publish a disclaimer in marketing or instructional materials for a course.
No conflict of interest or relevant financial relationship was identified for this learning activity for individuals in a position to control content.
In order to view this course, you will need to be able to view a PDF document for the course material. If your device doesn't have the capability to view a PDF, you can click here to download Adobe Acrobat for free.
If you require ADA or other special needs accommodations, please contact us by email: email@example.com or by phone 1-800-413-9636, so arrangements can be made.
The board approval status information is provided based on our current understanding of the licensing agencies. Please note that it is the responsibility of each licensee to verify acceptance of our courses with their licensing agency.