A Brain Based Approach to Low Back Pain

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This course addresses a Brain Based Musculoskeletal Approach to low back pain. A Brain Based Approach recognizes those with pain and dysfunction often have a discrepancy between the proprioceptive, vestibular and ocular systems, especially those with low back pain. In this webinar, you will learn how to apply neurological principles into a treatment paradigm for those with low back pain. You will also learn strategies and clinical applications for immediate treatment processes for those with back pain.


  • Define and describe fundamentals of intervention, treatment hierarchy and relevance to low back pain
  • Describe and apply the importance of central sensory integration and its relevance to movement quality.
  • Summarize and critique three major sensory systems and interpret their interactions
  • Apply and demonstrate Brain Based approaches to assessment of low back pain
  • Create movement programs to engage the nervous system to improve motor output.

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Disclosure: Adam has two books published and is the owner of The Movement Guild in Chicago.
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6 lessons, below is the schedule (7.5 hours)

  1. Introduction to a Brain Based Approach a) Why b) Components of movement patterns
  2. Treating Capacities a) Gait – Strategies to assess relative to LBP b) Body regions through movement – Fascial lines & relevance to LBP c) Soft Tissue d) Working at capacity – Costo-pelvic and cerfical particularly to LBP Strategies to assess
  3. Treating People in Pain a) Characteristics of people in pain b) Understanding process of pain c) Assessing inputs
  4. Assessing Higher Level Integration a) Sensory Systems – Proprioceptive – Vestibular – Visual b) Discussion of Bedside Neurological Exam 1. Anchoring to special tests as indicators 2. What to do about it c) Motor Control 1. Anchoring to special tests as indicators 2. What to do about it c) Motor Control 1. Mobility vs. stability 2. Characteristics of motor control d) Discussion of relevance of this information to LBP 1. Assessment strategies 2. Intervention options 3. Home workable proram e) Putting it together / Conclusion Q & A


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Athletic Trainers: WebExercises is an approved provider for the BOC, provider P10199. This course is approved in all states for Athletic Trainers. WebExercises is approved in Florida and Arizona and attendance will be filed with CE Broker. Topic: Intermediate

Physical Therapy Approval for this course: (7.5 hours) This course has been approved by the Arkansas Board of Physical Therapy. The course abides by regulatory guidelines for continuing education or is approved by virtue of approval by the Arkansas Physical Therapy board. Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (approval pending), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (Category 2) Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire,  North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

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Course Instructor

Adam Wolf, PT Adam Wolf, PT

Adam is a clinician, author, and educator. His professional credentials include Licensure in Physical Therapy (IL) and Massage Therapy (IL), Fellow of Applied Functional Science (Gray Institute), Level III Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT) practitioner, Enhance Running Technician, & Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) practitioner. His professional career spans nearly two decades and includes clinical, management, consulting, education, performance/strength and conditioning, as well as ownership roles. His professional interests lie in a deeper understanding of human movement combined with manual medicine, and creating innovative therapy and business paradigms that facilitate the growth of his patients and colleagues. Adam presents internationally to fitness and rehabilitation professionals and is co-owner of REAL pt, located in Chicago, and is the author of the recently released book, REAL Movement: Perspective on Integrated Motion & Motor Control.