Corona-virus and training
at Sports Therapy UK


18th July 2020.

Following the recent relaxation of restrictions allowing sports massage and sports therapy services to resume we are delighted to report that similarly, the practical training linked to many of our courses has also successfully restarted.

All students attending practical training with us in the future will be required to conform with our Working Practise Covid-19 Policy which has been implemented utilising all practicable steps to safeguard the well-being of all our students and staff, as well as preventing the spread of the virus. This Policy and Self-Declaration form will be made available to students shortly before attending our practical training.

If you would like to view the steps we are taking to safeguard all those who visit our training centre, please see our Sports Therapy UK Covid-19 Safeguarding Policy by following the link at the foot of this page.

We are in close contact with our awarding body Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) and will continue to conform with their current educational criteria ensuring our students will be eligible for their chosen award upon successfully completing our course.

We remain fully committed to ensuring you have an enjoyable and rewarding learning experience fully supported by our tutors and all staff at Sports Therapy UK and we are look forward to welcoming you to our training centre.



View our Working Policy Document

Back Rehabilitation
2 Day CPD Course

Back Rehabilitation.

 
Based on Dr Chris Norris’ book Complete Guide to Back Rehabilitation (Bloomsbury, 2015) this 2 day course presents an evidence based program to safely and effectively manage low back injuries using exercise therapy.  It introduces the 3R’s approach – a  clinical framework to guide therapists and exercise professionals through the process of designing effective Back Rehab programmes (Norris, 2019).

A balance of theory and practice is used to provide a state-or-the-art approach to modern rehab.  Lectures, practical demonstrations, partner work, and small group problem solving are all used to provide a stimulating, easy to follow course.

Learn the science, see the evidence, practice the techniques and expand your client management tools!

Suitable for therapists and exercise teachers of all types (Level 3 and above).

Please note you may use only one available discount for each course.
 
 

> Course Syllabus

 
  • Functional anatomy of the spine
  • Lumbo-pelvic mechanics
  • Mechanics of lifting
  • Biopsychosocial approach to Chronic Low Back Pain (CLBP)
  • Pain science – what is it and when is it relevant?
  • Posture evaluation an update – is posture important?
  • Core stability – where are we now?
  • The 3R’s approach – why & how
  • Concepts in exercise therapy
  • Teaching techniques for clinical clients
  • Cueing (visual / tactile / auditory), adjustments,
  • Optimal tissue loading & rehab planning
  • Low back pain – not all in the tissues
  • Exercise progression  – from injury onset to return to work
 

> Ready to Enrol?


Please complete the online booking form whereupon we will confirm receipt and your place on the course.