- Describe the orientation and function of the anatomic structures in the cervical spine
- Explain the arthrokinematics and biomechanics of the cervical spine during active range of motion and joint mobilization.
- Design and implement a therapeutic program on the basis of clinical findings noted during the evaluation.
- Explain the need for classification methods designed to direct the treatment of patients with low back pain.
- Recognize red flags indicating the potential for a serious underlying condition.
- Determine the stage of a patient with low back pain.
- Identify key impairments and the treatments designed to eliminate these impairments in patients in stage I or II classification.
BOC: 2.5 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapters 16 and 17 of “Physical Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete”, 4th edition by James R. Andrews, M.D., Gary L. Harrelson, Ed.D., A.T.C., and Kevin E. Wilk, P.T. Assessment created by Rachel Livingstone MA, AT, and Susan Callagy MA, AT, PTA, CSCS.
The passing score for this course is 80%. The course is self-paced, home study format. All materials are available ONLINE immediately after purchase and is available for 6 months.
Cancellation/refund available up to 30 days after purchase. For further information visit our How Courses Work page.
This course is intended for Certified Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Strength & Conditioning Specialists, etc.
Sport Medics is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.