Factors in Back Pain - Framing the Discussion from a Clinical Perspective
Back pain affects 8 out of every 10 people at some point in their lives, so you likely see this regularly in your practice. It’s also the number one cause of lost workdays in the United States and the second most common reason why people seek medical advice from a physician. Join clinical practitioner Clint Chandler as we explore common types of back pain, terminology used by the medical profession, the anatomical complexity of the spine, the biomechanics involved in spinal movements and the mechanisms of back injury.
Clint Chandler is a recognized leader in the field of massage therapy education, receiving the Jerome Perlinski National Teacher of the year award in 2002. Clint has developed and implemented core and advanced curriculum for some of America’s leading educational institutions, programs, and publishers. His extensive professional experience spans over 25 years of both clinical practice and teaching experience in massage and manual therapies, with an additional 8 years as a team member of a multidisciplinary Physical Rehabilitation program. He is the co-author of 4 published papers examining the effects of massage therapy on chronic tension headaches and carpal tunnel syndrome.