This practical and comprehensive course integrates anatomy, biomechanics neurology and exercise physiology together. Integrates science fundamentals and evidence-based knowledge into practical applications. Dr. Ghandour will introduce functional testing of lumbar instability with interpretation and differential diagnosis of many special tests. Additionally, he will discuss, demonstration and practice progressive approach to training the lumbar spine, starting with segmental deep lumbar rotator muscle group recruitment, and culminating in stability during functional mobility and return to sports. Specific strategies to optimize movement and muscle recruitment using muscle dynamics and exercise principles will be discussed and practiced.
The instructor will utilize manual and tactile techniques, introduce pulley concepts for recruitment, and demonstrate home exercise strategies designed to maintain the gains made in the clinic. The participants will be able to take the knowledge learned in this two-day course and apply it immediately to their patients and clients. This course is 30% lecture and 70% hands-on lab.
Course Location: Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN) La Jolla /UTC: 4435 Eastgate Mall suite 120. San Diego CA 92121