Lower Back Pain and the Role of Massage Therapy

$37.00 members / $62.00 nonmembers     2.5 CE credits

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Learn about the populations impacted by lower back pain, as well as specific types, causes and structures involved. Get descriptions of conventional and surgical treatments for this type of pain - and how best to use massage therapy.

Lower Back Pain & Massage Therapy


Objectives

When you finish this course, you will be able to:

  • Define populations prone to lower back pain.
  • Describe the structures involved in acute and chronic types of lower back pain. 
  • Discuss conventional and surgical treatments for lower back pain.
  • List intake questions, accommodations, stretching and self-care techniques for lower back pain.

About the author(s)

Myrna Traylor is the managing editor and senior staff writer at GLC. She manages and creates custom publications for a variety of associations, health-care industry and university-based clients. 

Course expiration

Please note that you must complete each AMTA online learning course and pass the exam one year from the date of purchase. If you do not complete the course and pass the exam within one year, you will be required to re-purchase the course.

Online courses expire one year from the date of purchase. When a course expires, you will no longer have access to the course materials and will be required to re-purchase the course.

Course approval codes

MS #203

Copyright

This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission of AMTA unless otherwise indicated in the course.

Disclaimer

You are responsible for ensuring that any new modalities, techniques, or products you use comply with your state's defined scope of practice for massage therapy. (See amtamassage.org/regulation.) While AMTA makes every attempt to present information that is beneficial to you and your massage therapy practice, the courses provided by AMTA are for educational purposes only and are not intended to cover every situation that you may encounter. Information presented here does not replace your independent judgment and that of your company and/or employer. AMTA does not endorse or approve, and AMTA assumes no responsibility for, the content, suitability, accuracy, or completeness of the information presented.

Refunds

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