Spine Sugeries and Fusions

This course developed by Dr. Anderson will take you through an 8-hour exploration of spine surgery with hardware and how we as Pilates teachers can implement Pilates safely and effectively with a desired outcome to improve quality of life following invasive spinal procedures. Special emphasis will be focused on Pre-hab, Rehab, Post Rehab and wellness interventions in the Pilates environment for the spine surgery patient. Participants will learn how to create modifications when working with cervical and lumbar fusion patients, as well as full spine fusions for scoliosis.

Objectives

Following this 8 hour course, participants will:

  1. Understand the most popular cervical and lumbar spine fusion surgeries as well as other non-fusion hardware
  2. Discover how to design specific program preparing for surgery
  3. Design programs for Rehabilitation and post rehabilitation
  4. Design continued care and wellness for spine surgery patients
  5. Understand the full benefits of successful movement experiences without pain, physically, mentally and spiritually
Duration: 8 hours
Prerequisite:

Successful completion of the Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Series OR a comparable comprehensive Pilates teacher training; OR licensed medical or rehabilitation professional (MD, PT, OT, DO, RN, Bach Sp Sc/Hmn Mvt, Bach App Sc)

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