The purpose of this course is to provide the participant with an overview of the principles of Lumbar Stabilization. The lecture format will introduce participants to the benefits of lumbar stabilization exercises and spinal stability for patients. Participants will review the role of certain musculature, patient classifications, and phases of exercise.
· Benefits of spinal stabilization
· Role of spinal muscles
Christopher M. Proulx, DC, MS, ATC, CSCS
Christopher M. Proulx, DC, MS, ATC, CSCS – Chris is an Assistant Professor in the Health Sciences Department at Keene State College in Keene, NH. He is also in private practice as a chiropractor, athletic trainer, and conditioning coordinator for individuals and athletic teams. He received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, New York, M.S. in Exercise Science from Appalachian State University, Boone, NC and B.S. in Health and Fitness at Keene State College, Keene, NH. Proulx has over 15 years of experience in sport and clinical science with several presentations and publications on his work across the U.S., Central and South America, and England.
At the completion of this course participants will be able to::
Describe the benefits of spinal stabilization
Describe proper exercises for initial and intermediate phase protocols
List the effects of specific muscles in spinal stabilization
Describe the role of patient classification in prescribing a spinal stabilization program
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The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
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