McGill Method 1: Foundation for the Pain-Free Back

McGill Method 1 is geared for clinicians, trainers, coaches and performance specialists who wish to update their knowledge of the most recent developments in function of the lumbar spine. Specifically, how the spine works, how it becomes injured, and the many pathways to pain and dysfunction. Then, strategies to reduce cumulative stressors that lead to pain are described and workshopped. Building capacity to train once pain has been addressed is an essential skill that will set you apart as a clinician. Approaches to enhance movement and stimulate adaptations leading to successful rehabilitation are explained and workshopped. In summary, evidence, together with clinical technique, assist the delegates to deliver methods to empower their clients to obtain pain-free activity.

You will learn:

  • The foundations of how the spine works and becomes injured and/or painful
  • How to interpret what clients are presenting to you
  • Prevention of back disorders and risk reduction for clients and organizations
  • Proven approaches to rehabilitation
  • Foundations essential to enable eventual enhancement of performance

Instructors: Dr. Edward Cambridge, Joel Proskewitz lead lectures and hands-on skills development Live On-site. Prof. Stuart McGill provides context and daily Q and A sessions on zoom.