DPT 761: Spinal Stabilization Training

Course Description Provides an understanding of the concept and application of the functional range of neutral in the cervical and lumbar spine as a basis for stabilization training, exercise prescription and ADL re-education in the spinal orthopedic population. In addition, this course explores the interrelationship of anatomy, biomechanics and neurophysiology for the neuromusculoskeletal system. Emphasis is placed on the evaluation of neuromotor regulation with identification of faulty movement patterns in both the upper and lower quarters. Emphasis is placed on the use of specific home exercises to complement manual therapy for acute and chronic musculoskeletal dysfunction. Joint mobilization, manual stretching, self-stretching exercises and neuromotor retraining exercises are demonstrated and practiced by the participants.
  
Prerequisites
  
Credits 2