Join us for a comprehensive review of the evaluation and treatment for most common types of acute and chronic low back pain. You’ll learn key questions to ask when taking a client’s history, and how to perform tests that differentiate muscle strains from degeneration and disc herniation. You’ll discover some simple assessment processes to help determine whether pain, numbing and tingling is somatic referred pain or nerve root pain. Lastly you’ll learn a treatment protocol for acute and chronic low back pain, which includes joint mobilization, muscle energy technique, and a unique form of soft tissue mobilization.
Dr. Tom Hendrickson has been an NCBTMB Approved Provider of advanced training in Hendrickson Method of Massage and Manual Therapy since 1995. A world renowned authority on musculoskeletal disorders, he is the author of Massage and Manual Therapy for Orthopedic Conditions(LWW, 2009). He released a nine-hour instructional DVD as a study companion to his book in 2011. He has taught lectured and presented to the American Massage Therapy Association, and his book is used in massage certification programs internationally. Recently his autobiography was featured on the home page of NCBTMB’s website in their Spotlight. This webinar on “Hendrickson Method for Low Back Pain” is his second for the World Massage Conference.