• Location: Postponed

Please be advised that SMA’s Athletes and Lower Back Pain PD event, due to take place on Wednesday 1st April, will be postponed until further notice as SMA has made the decision to suspend all face-to-face courses and PD due to the current COVID-19 situation.

Territory Sports Medicine Physiotherapist Lauren Peterson joins us to discuss common mechanisms of action underlying lower back pain in athletes including core weakness and muscle instability, as well as discuss different approaches to treatment.

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Lauren is a Sports Physiotherapist who did both her undergraduate and post graduate training through La Trobe University. Lauren loves treating a wide range of conditions including lower limb injuries, hip, groin and knee injuries. She also enjoys neck and back pain and has an interest in treating adolescents’ injuries and addressing biomechanical issues. She has provided Sports Physio coverage to a variety of Sports including Adelaide Crows Women’s Team, NT Thunder, NT Cricket, NT Swimming, Arafura Games and is a contractor to Tennis Australia for ATF tournaments. She has also worked for La Trobe University in various teaching roles in the Undergraduate and Post-Graduate Physiotherapy Programs over the past six years.

Please be advised that SMA’s Athletes and Lower Back Pain PD event, due to take place on Wednesday 1st April, will be postponed until further notice as SMA has made the decision to suspend all face-to-face courses and PD due to the current COVID-19 situation.