PT Course Details
Course # 1210
Treating Chronic Pain with Aquatic Interventions: A Focus on Fibromyalgia & Chronic Back Pain
Friday, August 17, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT
Cost: This course is included in a $99 CEU Total Access package.
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Course Learning OutcomesPreview Exam
- Describe the effects of the aquatic environment on chronic pain symptoms.
- List the modifications that accompany exercising in the water for these populations
- List and describe the various treatment techniques specific to the aquatic environment that are therapeutically relevant to this population.
|0-5 Minutes||Background and Overview|
|5-20 Minutes||Basic Aquatic Principles and effects on treatment of chronic pain|
|20-40 Minutes||Research overview of aquatic treatments for chronic pain (FM & CLBP)|
|40-65 Minutes||Passive aquatic techniques for chronic pain|
|65-95 Minutes||Active aquatic techniques for chronic pain|
|95-115 Minutes||Creating aquatic programming to assist in chronic pain management|
Lori Sherlock, MS, ATRIC, AEA Fitness Specialist, CSCS
Lori A. Sherlock is an assistant professor in the School of Medicine at West Virginia University. She coordinates and teaches the aquatic therapy curriculum within the division of Exercise Physiology and is proud to state that it is the only one like it in the nation. Lori is an Aquatic Exercise Association trainer and a member of the Aquatic Exercise Association’s Research Committee. She contributes often to the AKWA magazine and has a great interest in furthering the field of aquatics through research. Lori has also presented for the APTA, NSCA, International Aquatic Fitness Conference as well as the World Aquatic Health Conference.
Disclosure: I work with WVU, AEA and Speedo as an instructor and fitness consultant. Aside from further educating people on the benefits of the aquatic environment in hopes that it will be utilized more frequently and with better precision, I have no greater reason for presenting.
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