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
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
Dr. Christopher Proulx DC, MS, ATC, CSCS
Dr. Proulx is a clinical consultant at DJO, LLC in the Recovery Sciences division. He is also in private practice and consultant as a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist and performance coordinator for individuals and athletic teams and adjunct assistant professor of research at New York Chiropractic College. He holds a Doctorate of Chiropractic, PhD candidate in Exercise Science, Master's of Science in Exercise Science, and a Bachelor's of Science in Health and Fitness, and is a PhD candidate in Exercise Science. Proulx has over 20 years of experience in sport and clinical science. He has over authored and co-authored several peer reviewed publications and has presented his work across the U.S., Central and South America, and Europe in many different venues. He has been a consultant to several manufacturers, clinicians, athletes, and coaches at all levels. Proulx is a licensed chiropractor, certified athletic trainer, and certified strength and conditioning specialist.
CIAO is an AOTA Approved Provider #4119 (OT/COTAs)
CIAO is an IACET approved provider
CIAO is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this course
This course meets PDU requirements for NBCOT (1 PDUs)
CIAO is an Illinois Approved Provider for PT/PTA Continuing Education
CIAO is recognized as an Approved Provider for PT/PTAs by the NYSE Dept State Board for PT
This activity is provided by the TX Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1602009
and meets continuing competence requirements for PT and PTA licensure in TX
The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products,
or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE
1.0 Hr PT/PTAs in AR, IL, MS, NM(NM1636), NY, PA(PTCE006709), TX(1 CCU)
1.0 Hr OT/COTAs in FL (CE Broker #20-439829)
Contact hours applied for:
PT/PTAs in FL, OK
Course meets requirements for:
PT/PTAs in AK, AL, AZ, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, IA, KS, ME, MA, MI, MO, MT, NE, NH, NC,
ND, OR, RI, SC, SD, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WY
The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
CIAO has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500 McLean, VA 22102. In obtaining this approval, CIAO has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standards which are widely recognized as standards of good practice internationally. As a result of their Accredited Provider membership status, CIAO is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standards."
CIAO is regognized on the NBCOT Provider Registry (meets PDU requirements for NBCOT)
Mt. Airy, NC
Excellent course with good instructor. Thank you CIAO.
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