The Lumbar Spine Rehabilitation Course is designed to increase your understanding of the anatomy and biomechanics of the lumbar spine. These 5 modules take you through core stability and neuromuscular control, the fundamentals of clinical assessment of the back and lower spine to increase your diagnostic skills. Learn about anatomy and pathology, in addition to the clinical assessment and multi-phase management, of lumbar radiculopathy. Better understand the mechanism of injury, treatment modalities and safe-to-return-to-sports strategies for young athletes suffering from lumbar spondylolysis. Finally, learn about the spine's degenerative continuum and lumbar pain in older individuals.View course chapters and learning objectives Watch the First Chapter FREE
The online learner will enhance his/her understanding of the anatomic and biomechanical components of core stability, the principles of neuromuscular control, and the motion of the lumbar spine and intervertebral discs.
The online learner will expand his/her essential diagnostic skills; including, physical examination of the back and spine, functional assessment of core structures, and special neuromuscular testing.
The online learner will expand his/her understanding of the anatomy and pathophysiology underlying lumbar radiculopathy, and will update his/her knowledge of the clinical assessment and comprehensive multi-phase management of the condition.
The online learner will enhance his/her understanding of the mechanism of injury associated with lumbar spondylolysis in the young athlete, and will update his/her knowledge of treatment modalities and safe-return-to-sports strategies.
The online learner will enhance his/her understanding of the spine's degenerative continuum, the differential diagnosis of lumbar pain in the older individual, and treatment modalities for degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis.
No, you do not need to be online at a particular time to watch your MedBridge course. When you purchase a course, it will be available in your account for 1 year. You may login to the website at any time to take the course.
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You will receive your certificate upon the completion of your course. Proper completion of a course involves watching all course videos and answering each learning assessment question*. After you complete the full course, you will be requested to fill out a short feedback form. You will then be able to download and save or print your certificate after attesting that you have watched all course videos.
No, you may take the course at your own pace. Our modular format allows you to easily watch a 30 minute video and complete a module, so you can easily watch a module when you have a spare minute, such as on your lunch break. When you pause your course, our system will save where you left off. You may continue the course from that point the next time you login.
When you have watched all of the videos for the course and answer the learning assessment questions at the end of each chapter, you can click the “Complete Course” button on the video player to provide feedback and download your certificate.
* To receive AOTA CEUs, Occupational Therapists are required to have a passing score of 70% or greater on the learning assessments.
** Contact hours may vary slightly by state.