Understanding Low Back Pain

Online CPD Course



Self Paced





The Understanding Low Back Pain Online CPD Course will;

  • Provide massage therapists and personal trainers with the knowledge to identify common low-back issues.
  • Provide massage therapists with the knowledge to provide additional treatment modalities within their scope of practice.
  • Provide personal trainers with the knowledge to identify issues that are beyond their scope of practice, but that they can more readily know when to refer a client and to whom the referral should be made.
  • Identify the anatomical & physiological issues surrounding low back pain
  • Identify trends and the prevalence of low back pain in the UK
  • Provide guidance on treatment and referrals for low back pain.
  • Identify short to long-term treatment for low back pain, including physical therapy, exercise prescription and mental health support.

Course Content

  • Understand the prevalence and guidelines for low back pain in the U.K
  • Epidemiology of Low Back Pain
  • Structures of the spine
  • Causes of low back pain
  • Consequences of low back pain
  • Understanding the effect of interventions used in the management of low back pain
  • Functional Assessment
  • Psychological Interventions
  • Client assessment methods
  • Pre screening clients

This course involves e-book learning content and a multiple choice quiz per module which you complete as you go through the course in your own time



This course is suitable for Massage Therapists and Personal Trainers seeking to develop their knowledge and understanding of Low Back Pain

You will get a CPD Certification acknowledging your successful completion of the course

Approximate completion time is 8 hours