About Evan Osar
Dr. Evan Osar is an internationally recognized specialist on assessment, corrective exercise, and injury prevention. He has authored Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunction and Amazon #1 Best Seller, The Psoas Solution. He developed the Integrative Movement System™, an evidence-based approach to injury prevention, using exercise to enhance recovery after injury, and athletic performance. Dr. Osar is currently in private practice in South Milwaukee, WI, and is an adjunct faculty member at Rocky Mountain University of Health Sciences. He teaches his proprietary approach to health and fitness professionals that specialize in rehabilitation and corrective exercise, medical fitness, as well as posture and movement education. Dr. Osar’s mission is to empower individuals to achieve health and longevity through proper posture, movement, and exercise.
Programming for Chronic Low Back Pain – An Evidence-based Strategy
Low back pain is the most common musculoskeletal cause of disability in the world. A large portion of older adults will present with low back pain which impacts their ability to perform their program. During this session, you’ll discover the three categories of low back pain and how understanding them will help you determine the clients you can truly help. Additionally, you’ll leave with simple assessments and super, easy-to-implement programming strategies to address posture, mobility, and stability driven causes of low back pain.
- Describe the common characteristics and the underlying mechanisms that contribute to low back pain in the active aging population
- Demonstrate how to use the most effective assessments and corrective exercises to improve posture, mobility, and stability of the trunk, spine, and pelvis.
- Apply the current evidence-based approach to create an integrated strength training program for clients with chronic low back issues