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It is estimated that up to 84 percent of adults have low back pain at some time in their lives and many clinicians and patients are seeking nonpharmacologic treatments for pain management. Spinal manipulation is taught in medical schools for Osteopathic Physicians but for most medical doctors and nurse practitioners they have not been trained in these adjunctive procedures.
Empire Medical Training’s Spinal Manipulation Therapy Training is an evidence-based program created for all physician practices using an osteopathic approach for treatment for certain pain conditions unresponsive to conventional medical treatments. Empire’s hands-on spinal manipulation course focuses on the technical and practical hands-on skills required to successfully perform high-velocity low-amplitude (HVLA) spinal manipulation. The course emphasis is for treatment of lower back pain but will teach manipulation techniques for the following articulations; T10-L1 (thoracolumbar junction), L2-L5 and SI (sacroiliac) joint for acute and chronic lower back pain.
Empire has developed this course to enhance our other pain courses and give additional tools for a practitioner to diagnose, treat patients portraying pain for a variety of lower back pain. This is a 2-Day Course which will include didactic for each indication and a “hands-on” element immediately thereafter including protocols associated with the procedure as well as “standard of care” considerations.
The course is taught by Board Certified Physicians who have incorporated these procedures within their practice and will share their results in addition to reviewing the numerous evidenced-based studies on the topic including peer to peer articles that will give the attendee the insights to deliver these procedures safely and effectively. A full color manual and instructional videos illustrating the procedures are included through our Physician Portal.
Pain is associated with inflammation and many of these manipulation techniques will involve increase blood circulation of the areas, reduce inflammation, and flexibility techniques for strength and increased ROM to manage pain. Back pain is typically generated from (3) major structures:
The Empire Medical Training Spinal Manipulation (HVLA) Therapies training will give you a better understanding of pain and will review pertinent anatomy and techniques to help diagnose and create a proper treatment plan for managing pain for patients.
Within the course study, you will learn how to perform a proper history and physical based on the latest standard of care. Learn how to perform various functional tests to confirm the initial diagnosis for numerous conditions including:
Conditions treated by perineural injection therapy (PIT) include, but are not necessarily limited to:
Empire Medical Training has created the Spinal Manipulation (HVLA) Therapy Training course for all physicians to enhance patient care for medical practices that encounter lower back pain within their clinical setting. These are very safe procedures to perform with no real complications associated with the proper training while offering long-term or permanent relief for patients and can be easily integrated within a practice setting.
Join the thousands of physicians who have entrusted Empire Medical Training for the past 23 years and have used our programs to integrate new medical procedures within their practice to enhance patient care.
Upon completion of this program, attendees will have a thorough understanding of the following concepts:
Hands-On Lumbar manipulation technique
*All courses are conducted by Physicians and other Specialists in Aesthetics, Pain, Surgery, and Medicine. Not by less qualified Instructors
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