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NCD Cont. Ed. Event
Saturday, March 30, 2019, 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM EDT
Category: Districts

"Innovative Strategies for the Management of Low Back Pain: From Manual Therapy to Neuromuscular Control," presented by Christopher Wise, PT, DPT, PhD(c), OCS, FAAOMPT, MTC, ATC. This session will consist of both lecture and lab components and has been approved for 6 contact hours. Lunch will be on own.

Course Description:
This interactive, hands-on continuing education experience is designed for the rehabilitation professional who is interested in pursuing innovative, effective, and eclectic strategies for the management of individuals with Low Back Pain. Throughout the seminar, an emphasis will be placed on utilizing the current best evidence to support the Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (OMPT) and Functional Neuromuscular Control Training strategies that are proposed. Course content will include a review of the Lumbopelvic Hip Complex as the foundation for introducing a Neuro-Mechanical Model to the management of low back pain. An impairment-based approach to differential diagnosis will be used to guide examination and intervention. The hands-on lab component will focus on developing proficiency in an essential skill set of OMPT techniques that may be immediately translated into clinical practice. An emphasis will be placed on clinical decision-making and the integration of manual techniques into a comprehensive examination and intervention plan.

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Location: Penn College PTA Program Facility | 1 College Ave, Williamsport, PA 17701

Registration is now full for this event! For any registration questions, please contact NCD Director, Chris Jones at Elite Therapy at (570) 662-1400.