Back Care - Exercise Strategies

  • 21 Jun 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Active Health Group, Manchester, M1 1FL


  • This subsidised fee is for STO members only.

Registration is closed

This one day workshop is aimed at therapists who wish to be able to offer back care exercises or classes with their clients.

This workshop is suitable for massage therapists, bodyworkers, sports massage practitioners and sports therapists.

Aims & Objectives of the Workshop:

Training programme for clients suffering with back pain symptoms. Core training principles: Stabilising & strengthening. The 4 sides and inner & outer units. Using the following training methods, Pilates, Torso Training & Core Stability.

  • Anatomy & Physiology of the Torso
  • Orthopaedic Assessments of the Spine
  • The training sequence:
  • The Setup
  • Neutral Spine
  • TVA activation
  • Pelvic Floor
  • Lateral Thoracic Breathing
  • Preparation phase
  • Proprioceptive (balance) phase
  • Stabilising phase
  • Strengthening phase

Beginners core strengthening workout – The Basic Exercises

  • Breathing Techniques
  • Inner & Outer units
  • The Basic Exercises
  • The 4 sides
  • Contraindications to the training

Briefing of the Practical Workshops

  • Teaching the Set up to each other
  • Exercises for the core
  • Progressions & alternative exercises discussion
  • A basic home training programme for you and your clients
CPD Credits: 8