0.4 STOTT PILATES CECs
This 4 hour workshop is scheduled for 4 1/2 hours to incorporate a break.
Statistically, more than half of the adult population will experience lower back pain, either acute or ongoing, at some point in their lives. Mat-based Pilates exercises can be a valuable tool in the prevention and care of lower back problems. Developed by the Merrithew™ programming team in keeping with current research and taught by Melanie Byford-Young, this workshop focuses on clinical reasoning. It will also cover exercise modifications that can be beneficial in a number of circumstances. Exercise choices for the prevention of back injuries and scope of practice concerns are also discussed.
- Learn why and how STOTT PILATES® exercise can be beneficial for back problems.
- Understand the STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles of stabilization and how they relate to back problems.
- Review exercise choice and program development for care and prevention of back issues.
- Discuss recent research regarding lumbo-pelvic stabilization.