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COMT-1 Lumbo-pelvic Gateway to Musculoskeletal Therapy
COMT-1 Lumbo-pelvic Gateway to Musculoskeletal Therapy

Sat, Sep 07


Lincoln Memorial University

COMT-1 Lumbo-pelvic Gateway to Musculoskeletal Therapy

Valerie Coolman September 7-8, 2024 LMU Knoxville, TN

Time & Location

Sep 07, 2024, 8:00 AM – Sep 08, 2024, 4:00 PM

Lincoln Memorial University, 9737 Cogdill Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932, USA

Course Details

This lab intensive course applies clinical reasoning and differential diagnosis through formulating illness scripts based upon a thorough subjective history and a hands-on musculoskeletal assessment of the lumbar spine. This course is designed to equip the clinician with the proper subjective and objective evaluation to determine the appropriateness of physical therapy, recognize the need for a referral for signs and symptoms of serious pathology and generate a provisional differential diagnosis of lumbar spinal dysfunction. Pain science, including acute and chronic nociceptive mechanisms are discussed and applied through clinical scenarios. Furthermore, intervention  techniques and management of common spinal pathologies are demonstrated, including soft tissue techniques and joint articulation techniques.  Neuromuscular reeducation and therapeutic exercises are introduced to reinforce each manual treatment. Courses can be taken in any order as each course covers different bodily regions.

*This course takes place at Lincoln Memorial University, Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine. 9731 Cogdill Road (Building 2) Knoxville, TN


1.5 credits / 2.1 CEU’s

1 day online (7 hours) with 2 assessments + 2 days onsite (14 hours) = 21 hours

Day 1 

(Saturday):  8:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch)

Day 2 

(Sunday): 8:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch)

Access to online materials will be sent to participants prior to the course.


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