Low back pain is a common problem. Join us for this free webinar with author and chartered physiotherapist Jane Johnson to understand more about the causes and treatments of low back pain.
This webinar will offer practical, safe and effective treatments manual therapists and fitness professionals can utilise to help clients with both acute and chronic low back pain.
Jane will answer common questions about low back pain and will advise on exercises you can give to clients affected by this. She will also discuss stretches and treatment you can give to clients with chronic low back pain.
Date: Wednesday 19th September
Time: 15.00 BST
Learning Outcomes of the Webinar
Following this webinar, you will be able to:
- List some of the causes of low back pain.
- Explain why people with low back pain are dissuaded from having scans and x-rays.
- Give examples of the general advice you can give a client with acute low back pain.
- Give examples of exercises that are appropriate for patients with acute low back pain.
- Give examples of the advice you can give someone with chronic low back pain.
- Give examples of manual treatments which may be appropriate for clients with chronic low back pain.
- Give examples of the exercises you can give a patient with chronic low back pain.
- Give examples of measures can you use to assess whether your advice and treatment have been effective.
Human Kinetics and The FHT
We are delighted to announce that this webinar will be co-branded with The Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) who will be offering 5 CPD points for any member who watches the webinar and completes the supporting CPD activity.
The FHT is the UK and Ireland’s leading professional association for complementary, holistic beauty and sports therapists.
As well as supporting members with a range of services and benefits, including tailor-made insurance and International Therapist magazine, the FHT holds the largest Accredited Register of complementary therapists to have been independently approved by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care, a body accountable to parliament.
Accredited Registers are being widely promoted to patients, employers, healthcare commissioners and GPs. Those listed on an Accredited Register can use a special mark (logo), to show that they are part of a government-backed scheme to protect the public.
Being listed on an Accredited Register demonstrates that you are committed to high standards of practice. Find out more and join today at www.fht.org.uk or call (+44)023 8062 4350.
Jane Johnson is a chartered physiotherapist with a background in musculoskeletal occupational health and is currently studying for a PhD. Formerly a massage therapist and fitness instructor for many years, she has a passion for helping undergraduate and newly qualified massage, health and fitness professionals gain confidence in using common (and uncommon) assessment and treatment methods. Her treatment focus is on helping patients to implement practical ways for dealing with common musculoskeletal conditions. Jane is the author of six books: Postural Assessment, Postural Correction, Soft Tissue Release, Deep Tissue Massage, Therapeutic Stretching and The Big Back Book: Tips & Tricks for Therapists.
More from Jane
Jane has written 5 books for Human Kinetics:
- Deep Tissue Massage
- Postural Assessment
- Postural Correction
- Soft Tissue Release
- Therapeutic Stretching
Jane has also done a webinar for us in the past – Postural Correction: An introductory guide you can view this for free on the Human Kinetics website now.
Read more about low back pain
This webinar is being recorded and if you register you’ll be sent the link once it is available for playback.