Training Courses

Lumbar Spine Rehabilitation For Chronic Conditions: Assessment To Exercise Prescription

This course takes Exercise Physiologists on a journey from the initial meeting of clients, how to interview and functionally assess the Lumbar Spine, through to exercise prescription and delivery of the specific exercises needed to assist in the rehabilitation of lumbar spine pathologies.

This highly interactive and practical course will teach you the important assessment skills required to effectively and individually design specific programs for clients with different lumbar spine pathologies. You will learn how to assess clients thoroughly, choose the exercises needed to rehabilitate specific conditions and how to perform these exercises correctly. This course is highly practical and will give you all the skills and confidence you need to treat all lumbar spine pathologies. During the course you will complete and understand all functional assessments of the lumbar spine necessary to understand the client’s condition and over 80+ exercises for the rehabilitation of the major lumbar pathologies.

You will receive:

  • A comprehensive manual with course notes and exercises
  • Extensive exercises and an understanding of the purpose of the exercises and who to prescribe these exercises to safely and effectively
  • A professionally delivered, hands on workshop. Over 60% of the course is comprised of practical application of the theory

At the completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Complete a full functional assessment on your client with an improved understanding of how to analyse movement
  • Prescribe a multitude of exercises (as Exercise Physiologists) that are suitable for various Chronic Lumbar Spine Pathologies
  • Understand the current research and practical applications for the management of pain for individuals with Chronic Lumbar Spine Pathologies

Presented by Mark Goswell

Mark has specialised in Exercise Physiology since 2000, developing areas of expertise in the Workers Compensation Scheme and specialises in the rehabilitation of injuries to the lower back, shoulders, neck and knees. He has extensive experience in dealing with clients with complex neural and musculoskeletal conditions and has an interest in assisting clients with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression in coping with their condition through the use of effective exercise techniques. Mark is an expert at prescribing exercises focusing on increased functional strength, progression of core control and improved mobility.

He was one of the first Exercise Physiologists to become accredited with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) in Newcastle. He has assisted clients with Muscular Dystrophy, Cerebral Palsy, Stokes, Acquired Brain Injuries, Amputation, Paraplegia, Autism and Gillian Barre Syndrome, by way of improving and managing their conditions.

Mark is an educator, writing and delivering courses to Exercise Physiologists around Australia on Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation techniques, including assessment procedures and exercise prescription. Due to his extensive knowledge on musculoskeletal rehabilitation he has been invited to speak at Government agencies and private companies on manual handling techniques, stress management strategies and injury management.


Members: $700.00
Non-Members: $800.00
Student Members: $550.00
Student Non-Members: $600.00

Early bird offer is available 2 months prior to the dates mentioned below and is $50 less then the advertised price


Newcastle: 21 – 22 September 2019
Sydney: 16 – 17 November 2019
Melbourne: 30 November – 1 December 2019
Brisbane: 7 – 8 December 2019



Contact Details

For more information or to enrol in the course, please contact the provider using the below details.

Mark Goswell
ProActive Rehabilitation and Health
Ph: 0411 447 674

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