Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Welcome and Thank You to Dr. McGill

    • Back Mechanic by Dr. Stuart McGill

    • Navigating Your Course

    • Your Course Dashboard

    • Getting Your Certificate

  • 2

    Low Back Review: Bones, Joints and Nerves

    • Spine Anatomy Review

    • Vertebra Anatomy Review

    • Skeletal Systems: Vertebral Column

    • Knowledge Transfer: Vertebral Column

    • Skeletal Systems: Hip Joint

    • Knowledge Transfer: Hip Joint

    • Nervous System: Low Back and Hip

    • Knowledge Transfer: Nerves of the Low Back and Hip

  • 3

    Low Back Review: Muscles and Movement

    • What is Core Stability? Dr. McGill's Perspective

    • Knowledge Transfer: Core Stability

    • Movements of the Spine

    • Skeletal Muscle System: Trunk

    • Knowledge Transfer: Muscles of the Trunk

    • Skeletal Muscle System: Back

    • Knowledge Transfer: Muscles of the Back

    • Skeletal Muscle System: Hip

    • Knowledge Transfer: Muscles of the Hip

  • 4

    A Look at Imaging

    • Imaging and Surgery - Dr. McGill's Perspective

    • Knowledge Transfer: Imaging

    • My Imaging is Getting Worse? - Dr. McGill's Perspective

    • Knowledge Transfer: Imaging and Time

    • What MRI Imaging Looks Like - Dr. Jeffrey Johnson

    • What Does the Research Say?

  • 5

    Low Back Conditions

    • What Causes Back Pain

    • Knowledge Transfer: What Causes Back Pain

    • Labels Are for Cans Not People

    • Knowledge Transfer: Labels

    • Degenerative Disc Disease - Dr. McGill's Summary

    • Knowledge Transfer: Degenerative Disc Disease

    • Disc Bulge and Herniations

    • Knowledge Transfer: Disc Bulge and Herniations

    • Spinal Stenosis - Dr. McGill's Perspective

    • Facet Joint Issues - Dr. McGill's Perspective

  • 6

    Psychosomatic Pain Science

    • Why Pain Science?

    • Pain Science Summary

    • Lorimer Mosely - Author of Explain Pain (Key Info @ 12:50 and 18:26 marks in the video)

    • Dr. Sarno - Author of Healing Back Pain - The Mind Body Connection

    • Psychosomatic Pain - Dr. McGill's Perspective

    • Knowledge Transfer: Psychosomatic Pain

  • 7

    When to Refer Out?

    • Treatment Options - Dr. McGill's Perspective

    • KEY RED FLAGS