Seeing the Big Picture in Back Pain
This presentation integrates the latest developments in posturo- movement science with clinical practice relevant to massage therapists as they assist clients with back pain. Learn to read somatic clues to identify common patterns of response to altered function in the posturo-movement system resulting from imbalanced activity between the superficial and deep muscles of the back.
Josephine Key is a musculoskeletal therapist who has been in practice for over 40 years. She is the principle and founder of Edge Cliff Physiotherapy Sports and Spinal Centre in Australia. Her 2 part paper on A Model of Movement Dysfunction and Spinal Pain and Related Disorders was published in 2008 in Bodywork and Movement Therapies. She is also the author of Back Pain - A Movement Problem, A clinical Approach Incorporating Relevant Research and Practice