By presenting latest research respect to spine stabilization and aquatic therapy for individuals with lumbar spine dysfunction, this course aims to assist the clinician in utilizing the unique properties of water to improve their patient’s outcomes. Clinical applications discussed include; aquatic exercise progressions to reduce pain and improve function. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on August 24, 2018
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0 Category A; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- The participant will be able to distinguish between global and local muscles and their role in spine stabilization exercise.
- The participant will be able list at least three key components to exercise for each of the three phases of spine stabilization.
- The participant will be able to outline at least three exercises to target specific and combined planes of movement.
- The participant will be able to describe at least three therapeutic benefits for deep and shallow aquatic exercise in the treatment of lower back dysfunction.
- The participant will be able to identify at least one of the latest aquatic therapy research in treating patients with spinal dysfunction.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Global and local muscle definition|
|30-45 Minutes||Phase one spine stabilization|
|45-60 Minutes||Phase 2 & 3 spine stabilization progressions|
|60-75 Minutes||Planes of movement and stability, how to assess and challenge with aquatic exercise|
|75-90 Minutes||Deep water benefits & applications|
|90-110 Minutes||Review of current research|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
PT, DPT, OCS
Beth is the owner of North County Water and Sports Therapy Center in San Diego CA, specializing in aquatic and orthopedic physical therapy since 1997. Beth is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist, a certified STOTT Pilates instructor, and an Aquatic Therapy Rehabilitation Institute Certified therapist. In 2010, Beth was honored with Aquatic Therapy Rehabilitation Institute's Tsunami Spirit award for her contribution to aquatic therapy education. In 2012, she was named Aquatic Therapy Professional of the year. In 2015, the Aquatic Section of the APTA presented Beth with the Judy Cirullo award in recognition of her promotion of aquatic therapy. Additional aquatic therapy certifications include Master Instructor for the Burdenko Method and Trainer for AquaStretch™, a myofascial release technique performed in the water. Along with continuing to actively treat patients, Beth travels the country and world providing education courses with the focus on aquatic therapy.
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