The Studio Pilates International® Pilates for Back Pain Course allows you to gain further knowledge about back injuries and their implications for Pilates. This course takes the back pain information you learn in the Matwork Course to the next level, covering specific back programming and issues in greater detail and giving you more confidence in instructing clients with back injuries.
In this course, you will learn -
28 new back pain specific exercises & modifications
Receive 12 sample back pain class programs
Breakdown of the most common back injuries and their implications for Pilates, including Disc Injuries, Disc Replacement, Spinal Fusion, Sciatica, Facet / Z Joint Problems, Osteoarthritis, Thoracic Spine Pain, Sacro Iliac Joint Problems, Pubic Bone Problems and Spondylolisthesis
How to modify and troubleshoot each Matwork exercise for back pain
How to program for and progress a client through the acute, sub acute and ongoing stages of their injury
Before, during and after class client care guidelines
Printable resources to utilise in your Pilates business including a printable back pain client questionnaire, back pain initial assessment, and client home exercise program
Printable informative handout to give clients detailing how Pilates can help their back injury
Revision of muscle recruitment tests and how these can be utilised for back pain clients
Revision of postural types and how these can make clients prone to back injuries
Anatomy revision of the vertebral column, axial muscles and appendicular muscles
The course is delivered completely online and includes an extensive online training centre featuring a digital manual and comprehensive video workshops.