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Cervical & Lumbar Spine Assessment

Cervical & Lumbar Spine Assessment

Cervical & Lumbar Spine Assessment

This course includes
2:45:00 of Course Material (View)
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion


Learn how to perform a neurological assessment to decide who you should refer for a surgical consult or injection. Not sure about those patients who show up with persistent neurogenic leg pain? This online physiotherapy course is for you. Great for students, new grads and anyone looking to brush up on their neuro assessment skills.

Learn immediately applicable skills from a neurosurgeon who shows you how to rule in or out surgical candidates.

The instructors
Darryl Yardley
PT, B.Kin (Hons), M.Sc.(PT), M.Cl.Sc.(Manip), FCAMPT

Darryl is currently the Director of Quality, Risk and Therapy Services at the Brant Community Health System. He is the past chair of the Private Practice Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. He is a consultant with orthopaedic and neurosurgeons and has a special interest in hip and spine. He is a co-author of, Diagnosis and Management of Femoroacetabular Impingement: An Evidence-Based Approach – Chapter: ‘Evidence for Rehabilitation After FAI Surgery: A guide to Postsurgical Rehabilitation and Supporting Evidence.’ Darryl is the professor of the Business and Entrepreneurship in Physical Therapy course at Western University.

He also lectures at McMaster, University of Toronto and Queen's on business and practice management topics. Darryl is the founder of Mentorship Bootcamp - offering the business training and career mentorship to succeed in today’s competitive market. He consults with many clinic owners to grow their business, and develop the business-acumen of their therapists. He is the co-founder of EnCORE Research, and a partner of the Pelvic Health Research Collaborative. He is the co-founder of Entry to Practice Essentials, the first Canadian PCE study guide.

Dr. Aleksa Cenic
His clinical practice focuses on spinal disorders, injuries and disease in adults including cervical, thoracic and lumbar-sacral decompression, instrumentation and fusions. Treatment and care of fundamental peripheral nerve entrapment syndromes: Carpal Tunnel and Ulnar Nerve. Aleksa's practice also includes providing fundamental neurosurgical care of brain tumors, hydrocephalus, and traumatic brain injury in adults.
Course Material included in this course
  • Cervical & Lumbar Spine Assessment
  • Part 1
  • Part 2
  • Part 3
  • Part 4
  • Part 5
  • Part 6
  • Feedback
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