In a clinic or rehabilitation centre, the most common “trouble” area is the back. In this practical and hands on course, the most common back injuries will be discussed (degenerative disc disease; mechanical low back pain, lumbar disc herniation, post disc surgery, spondylolisthesis and spinal stenosis). This course is a must if you would like to increase your understanding, success and confidence in working with clients with low back injuries.
– The key structures involved in low back injuries
– Assessing the lower back to determine exercise readiness and progress
– The six most common back injuries – degenerative disc disease, mechanical low back pain, lumbar disc herniation, post disc surgery, spondylolisthesis and spinal stenosis
– Rehabilitation exercise and contraindications for the six most common back injuries.
LOCATION: Douglas College (Royal Ave & 8th St) – New Westminster, BC
DATES: Saturday, December 7, 2013 – 1:15 pm to 5:30 pm (4 contact hours)
** Please note, the next time this course will be offered is 2014 **
– $97 plus HST – pre-registration, prior to November 24
– $127 plus HST – late registration, after November 24
Course fee includes comprehensive and detailed course manual.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Rick Kaselj – MS, BSc, PK, CPT, CEP, CES
Rick Kaselj specializes in exercise rehabilitation, post-rehab, active rehabilitation, exercise therapy and corrective exercise. He works in one-on-one and group rehabilitation settings, training people who have been injured at work, in car accidents and during sport activities. His clients and group exercise participants include a wide variety of individuals from healthy and special populations. Rick has given over 233 presentations to 4531 fitness professionals and consumers across Canada while continuing to work in rehabilitation centers, physiotherapy clinics, fitness clubs and personal training studios. Rick recently completed his Masters of Science degree focusing on corrective exercise and therapeutic exercise for the rotator cuff. To reach Rick or learn about his exercise rehabilitation courses please visit ExercisesForInjuries.com .
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11:15 am – 12:30 pm –
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm –
** Participants – if you have your own yoga/stretch mat and foam roller, please bring it with you to class.