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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.

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Level 4 Certificate in Low Back Pain Management

Full course cost: £549.00

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.

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Level 4 Certificate in Low Back Pain

This is your opportunity to set yourself apart from other Fitness Professionals with the credibility and confidence of a Level 4 Low Back Pain Management specialist.

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 Level 4 Certificate in Low Back Pain Management is fully accredited by Active IQ and recognised by CIMSPA. Meaning this qualification is recognised internationally.

This course is delivered via online learning, with a supporting and flexible approach to learning.

Upon enrollment, you'll be allocated a tutor who will reach out immediately to introduce and orientate you with your course.

We'll combine home study with unlimited phone and email support, a physical manual, a support community, and bespoke learning resources.

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.

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:

Including:
✔ 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.

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Learning & Support Materials

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Unlimited Tutor Support

As soon as you enroll, we'll reach out straight away to welcome you to your course.

I'll send your course manual in the post and set up your online Parallel Coaching Academy login.

You can contact us 24/7

It doesn't matter how BIG, small, silly, or complex your questions are... we're here to help you enjoy learning and kick start in fitness with tip-top knowledge and confidence.

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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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Active IQ Physical Manual

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.

You have EVERYTHING you need to learn, revise and pass your Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for Managing Low Back Pain.