Low Back, Core and Pelvic Girdle — Review and Practicum Lab

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Monday, May 6, 2024, 9:00-6:00 Pacific Time
at ACCHS, 1600 Broadway, Oakland CA
8 NCCAOM PDAs approved
CAB CEUs Category 1 available on request received prior to March 31, 2024

Course Content:

  • Practice, apply, re-inforce, expand upon physical examination and treatment techniques taught in the associated didactic module.
  • Labs focus on areas of technical difficulty, and presentation & demonstration treatment and discussion of challenging cases.
  • Note: Practicum/Review Labs are open only to participants who have completed the prior associated didactic module: Low Back, Core, Pelvic Girdle.

Central Nervous System Exam

  • Upper motor neuron pathologic reflexes

Lumbo-Sacral Spine Exam

  • Lower extremity reflexes
  • Lower extremity sensory exam
  • Lower extremity myotome exam
  • Lumbar AROM assessment
  • Manual strength testing of gluteals, hip external rotators, and iliopsoas

Low Back, Core, and Pelvic Girdle Treatment

  • Prolo-acupuncture for lumbar facets, sacro-iliac and pubic symphysis joints, and iliolumbar and sacrotuberous ligaments
  • Soft joint mobilizations for lumbar facets, sacro-iliac and pubic symphysis joints
  • Trigger point needling, gua sha, and manual therapies for lumbar, abdominal and gluteal musculature, including quadratus lumborum and iliopsoas
  • Core strengthening therapeutic exercises

Case presentation/treatment demonstration and discussion

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