Level 4 Lower Back Pain course


Assess and treat people with lower back issues.

  • 1-3 months
  • Awarding Body: Active IQ
  • Other Accreditations: CIMSPA and REPS



This course qualifies you at the top of the sector as a speaiclist in lower back pain.

You will explore in-depth anatomy of the lower back and the various ways in which it can become imparied. You will study treatment options from exercise and rehabilitation to surgery, medications and more.

Upon completion of this course, you will be qualified to work with people who suffer from consistent low back pain. You will regularly find yourself working with other specialists as part of a multi-disciplinary team, helping to guide your patient through their recovery through carefully planned exercise protocols.

Resources/support provided:

  • Learner manual
  • Assessment workbook
  • Online learning platform
  • Unlimited distance support
  • One day workshop witih assessments

With this course, you will be taking your level of study to the next level – the highest level on the REPS register. You will be studying advanced anatomy and physiology of the lower back, various issues that can arise, methods to confirm diagnosis and advanced programming and delivery to treat the lower back issue.

The course is delivered via part-time learning on set weekends. You will attend 2 weekends of advanced learning in addition to guided study at home with your learner manual and tutor support. You can also opt for on-line learning at a small additional cost – the on-line learning platforms are second to none with full interactivity such as videos, quizzes and much more.


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