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Level 4 Low Back Pain Management

Become a specialist in offering physical activity and Lifestyle strategies for clients suffering from Low Back Pain.

Level 4 is the highest recognized Fitness Qualification and allows you to set yourself apart from other fitness professionals, expand your knowledge, confidence, and specialism.

Enrol Now: £570

Payment Plan @ 4 monthly x £145

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Course Overview

Low Back Pain is one of the most prevalent conditions in the UK, with over 80% of all adults experiencing back pain at some point in their life.

This back pain does not just affect physical activity and posture but also the client's lifestyle, job, pain, emotions, and relationships.

Gaining the L4 Low Back Pain qualification will not only allow you to train clients with serious and complex spinal conditions, it will also give you the confidence to give clear and effective advice to correct client posture if they have pain or not.

Therefore, positioning you as a Low Back Pain specialist, and allowing you to access the sought-after Level 4 specialist status.

As standard, we provide you with all the support and resources you need to expand your knowledge to Level 4 standard.

Our LeveUpon completion of this course, you'll receive an Active IQ industry-recognized qualification (CIMSPA).

This course is delivered 100% online learning, with weekly live accountabliity.

This will set you apart as an expert in supporting clients with low back pain.

We're excited to take you on this journey.

We can't wait to see the impact that you'll make with clients through your newfound expertise.

So, if you're ready to take the next step in your fitness career,

Let's get started!

Entry Requirements

To complete this course, you must already hold a Level 3 Exercise Referral or the NEW Level 3 Diploma in Supporting clients With Long-Term Clinical Conditions.

If you don’t already have the pre-requisite, you can complete it alongside this qualification with our ''Specialist Package'. The specialist package bundles the NEW Level 3 Diploma in Supporting clients With Long-Term Clinical Conditions and the level 4 Low Back Pain qualifications together. If you would like this option, then please click the "Enquire Now" Button above and we'll set up your bespoke offer for you.

It's also good to have a reasonable amount of experience in health and fitness. Plus have a passion for helping clients who suffer from Low Back Pain.

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What will you learn

As a specialist FITPRO you will dive deep into the...

To become an expert in this field, you’ll need in-depth knowledge and specialist skills, which is exactly what we’ll teach you on your course. This course has been specifically designed to make you more adaptable, more marketable, and more versatile than the competition. Here’s a brief overview of what you’ll learn on your Low Back Pain course

1. Definition & Prevalence of Low Back Pain

This section will teach you about the definition and prevalence of Low Back Pain.

This knowledge is invaluable as a specialist Fitness professional, so you can ensure you are working inside your scope of practice.

You'll learn how to interpret diagnosis and health care communications, so you can best support your clients.

Find out the prevalence of Low Back Pain across the UK and worldwide, and understand significant trends.

This knowledge allows you to research changing trends in prevalence and communicate this to your new and potential clients.

2. Development & pathology of Low Back Pain

Deep dive into research and learn about the potential causes of Low Back Pain

Understanding the variety of causes allows us as FITPROs to have empathy with our clients, and consider all factors in our client support.

This section will also detail:
✔ The Body in Unity
✔ Passive and Active Structures
✔ Different Pain Types
✔ and more

3. Non-specific Low Back Pain

This section will leave you feeling confident in how to work with clients that have back pain as a result of posture and tight muscles.

Non- Specific Low Back Pain is the most common classification of back pain.

Here you'll learn:

✔ How to Assess NSLBP
✔ Various screening tools
✔ how to recognize postural compensations
✔ Offering activity advice
✔ Medical treatments
✔ The squat Analysis

4. Specific Low Back Pain

Serious Spinal Pathology makes up a smaller percentage of all low back pain cases.

However, knowledge of these is essential for Back Pain specialists, so they can learn how to balance advice alongside the medical treatment and requirements.

You will understand the definition of Specific Back Pain and the limitations of your practice.

This section also teaches the detail of 7 Key Serious Spinal Conditions, including:

✔ Spondylolysis
✔ Spondylolisthesis
✔ Spondylosis
✔ Spondylitis
✔ Ankylosing Spondylitis
✔ Spinal Stenosis
✔ Disc Herniation
✔ Scoliosis
✔ Cauda Equina

5. Screening & Planning for Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain prevalence has a tight relationship to mental health, social demographic, and even occupational role.

This section explains the various screening tools that can be used with Low Back Pain clients

You'll learn about the importance of:

✔ Psychosocial Questioning
✔ Red Flags signaling physical damage
✔ Yellow for psychosocial causes
✔ Blue and Black Flags for occupational and legal/ financial causations

This section also shows you how to plan for your clients safely and effectively:

✔ Long term periodisation
✔ single session plans
✔ Exercise contraindications
✔ Exercise considerations

6. Goal Setting for Low Back Pain

Effective goal setting is key to ensure your client is on track and making progress

Here you can set holistic goals for your clients, that consider:

✔ Physical Activity
✔ Lifestyle Changes
✔ Nutrition
✔ Pain Management
✔ Behaviour Change

7. Instructing Clients with Low Back Pain

The Level 4 Low Back Pain Course includes a Practical Assessment, which is submitted via video.

This is a great chance to show your physical coaching skills as Fitness Professional

This section includes clear guidance so you know what is expected of you when completing your assessment.

You can use any client as your "body" for the assessment, they don't need to have back pain.

You can also film this in any environment, including a gym, studio, garage, lounge, or garden. This means that the logistics can be easy to arrange and allow you to complete without delay.

This final part of the course allows you to leave feeling confident and knowledgeable about training clients with back pain.

How you'll be assessed

The course is split into multiple units which are each assessed with 2 worksheets, 1 hypothetical casestudy, and a practical assessment. Regardless of your learning style and speed, you’ll receive as much support as you need in order to pass this course.

Learning & Support Materials

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Lifetime Access To The Parallel Coaching Academy

Soon as you enroll you can start learning 5-minutes from now.

The Parallel Coaching Academy contains an abundance of resources, cheat sheets, and online video tutorials that can be easily downloaded to MP4 (video) and MP3 (audio) so you can learn anywhere, anytime!

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Unlimited Tutor Support

Enroll today and receive a warm welcome from us! We'll send your course manual and set up your online login right away.

Get the support you need to succeed in your fitness journey.

We're here 24/7 to answer any and all questions, big or small.

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You'll receive a physical Active IQ course manual and multiple digital resources that can easily be downloaded.

You'll get instant and lifetime access to all of the video tutorials and resources in your log-in area.

Upon enrolling you'll join our closed forum where we'll hold you accountable to complete your course.

Plus every week we deliver a NEW live training to further progress you. You'll get the entire back catlaigue of live trainings as well.

You'll have EVERYTHING you need to learn, revise and pass your Level 4 Low Back Pain Qualification.

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Structured Study

Structured study to ensure you enjoy every step of your Level 4 Low Back Pain course journey.

You can navigate your way through your course with detailed study plans, interactive video tutorials, and cheat sheets to ensure you learn everything you need to know.

We then add support via email, phone, and our Facebook Support Community, so you can continue to move forward with accountability.

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Future Proof Your Career

Join the Parallel Coaching family and receive ongoing support even after your studies.

Graduate with confidence and thrive as a Level 4 Low Back Pain specialist.

Level 4 Low Back

Pain Qualification

✔ Requirement = Valid Level 3 Exercise Referral or the NEW Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Clients With Long-Term Conditions

✔ Level 4 Certificate in Low Back Pain Management

✔ 100% online and Live Online Tutorials

✔ Fitness Business Kick-Starter CPD

✔ Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology Revision Bootcamps

Level 3 Nutrition Revision Bootcamp

✔ Level 3 Muscle Memory Sprint

✔ Next step Career Consultation

✔ 24/7 Student Support

Enrol Now: £570

Payment Plan @ 4 monthly x £145

7 Steps To Become A Fully Qualified L4 Fitness Professional

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Frequently Asked Questions

About Parallel Coaching

We are one of the UK's leading fitness training providers for Personal Training and Fitness Instructor qualifications.

We have partnered with Active IQ since 2012 and have been certifying our health-fitness students for many years now.

Our qualifications are CIMSPA & REPs approved.

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Experienced Tutors & Support

Our personable tutors have over a decade of experience both in the trenches with clients and teaching in the classroom.

Both Neale and Hayley have taught Level 2, 3, and 4 qualifications all over the world since 2008.

How long do I have to complete my course?

Officially you have 2 years to complete your course.

You can enroll on the Level 4 Low Back Pain course anytime and the average person completes within 8-16 weeks.

If for some reason you have to put your studies on pause... don't worry, we can easily get you back in to ensure you graduate with no delay.

There are no additional or hidden fees.

It's our job to ensure you have the best learning journey and graduate with 10/10 knowledge and confidence.

How long do I have access to my resources for?

You get instant and lifetime access to all your study resources.

You get a physcial Active IQ manual that you keep. Plus all the online resources are yours forever.

Not only that... you get all the future updates as well. Meaning you get the latest knowledge to return back to and keep your confidence topped up.

Can I still enroll If I haven't fully completed the pre-requisite?

Yes... we have many learners enroll whilst completing the final stage of their pre-requisite course.

You can start learning and even do your assessments... all we ask is you are complete in your pre-requisite course before you are fully certified for this level 4 Low Back Pain certificate.

How much support do I get?

Lots... now you might think this answer is cheesy and something we might not follow through on.

But it's the truth...

We know walking this FITPRO road can seem daunting, and we want to ensure you know that you’re never walking it alone. We’re here for you in four different ways.

Quick: Reach out in our closed FB group

Direct: Live chat with the Parallel Coaching team with a quick back and forth is all you need.

Comprehensive: Email us if you’re looking to have a more comprehensive and in-depth conversation.

Accountability: Book phone calls with us as often as you like, or schedule ongoing calls to hold you accountable.

And when we say lifetime, we mean it. We have students from eight years ago who still come back to check in and get help.

Do I get a Physical Course manual?

Yes... upon enrollment you'll provide your home or best postal address. An Active IQ physical course manual is posted recorded delivery to you.

There's nothing better than a physical book/manual to assist your studies and to keep on your FITPRO bookshelf for years to come.

But don't worry... the course is NOT about tons of reading. All of the content is in the video tutorials and cheat-sheets as well.

Free Advice: 075 1373 5700

Free advice to any aspiring fitness professionals & career advice to all our students.

Whether it's how to get clients, writing fitness programs, understanding complex exercise-physiology, or what course is best for you!

Just ask us!

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