A Complete Clinician’s Approach to Musculoskeletal Management of the Cervical Spine

Course Description

24 Education Hours:  8 Hours – Online Self Study + 16 Hours – Online Instructor-led Training

IAOM-US-NEXT combines online courses with Online Instructor-Led Training (OILT). You get a very personalized mentoring experience from the comfort of your favorite learning environment.

The IAOM-US NEXT Approach to Complete Clinician in Musculoskeletal Management of Cervical Pain course takes an in-depth look at upper and lower cervical spines pathoanatomy (including primary and secondary disc dysfunctions, radiculopathies, zygapopheseal pathologies, functional instability, headaches, temporomandibular dysfunctions associated with cervical dysfunctions, etc.), basic and specific clinical examination of the cervical spine, clinical interpretation and differential diagnosis, management suggestions for acute and recurrent/chronic cervical conditions, overall conservative management of neck pain, among others.

Each week, course participants will log in and receive 2 hours of live skills enhancement around certain patient care considerations – all on a specific case study prepared to develop the knowledge and skills to become a complete clinician. This way participants can see the systematic approach, combining updated evidence and clinical experience/expertise, as it applies to the same case study.

Pre-approved in the following states

Alabama, Oregon, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Mass, Missouri, Nebraska, Washington, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, Vermont, Wyoming, South Dakota

Contact info@iaom-us.com to verify approval in your state.

  • Financial: The instructor(s) receive an honorarium for presenting this course.
  • Non-financial: The instructor(s) have no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
  • We will not offer partial credit. Online courses: Passing an online exam and completing a course evaluation will be required to earn continuing education credit. Live courses: Participants must attend all the activities. Attendees must sign an attendance sheet for the course, placing their name, license number and state, and signature for both morning and afternoon attendance..
  • Continuing Education Accreditations & Approvals Requested and/or Received by Organization: PDF File

Objectives and Goals

  • Exhibit an exact knowledge of pathoanatomy, physiology, and biomechanics for the cervical spine joint conditions and related disorders.
  • Review clinical examination of the cervical spine and related disorders.
  • Show an understanding of how to interpret the clinical examination to reach a precise clinical diagnosis of the cervical spine and related disorders.
  • Perform effective treatment for primary disc-related pathology through an accurate understanding of surface anatomy and tissue physiology of the cervical spine and related disorders. •
  • Apply a framework for planning the prescription of affliction-specific neuromotor and sensorimotor strategies management for cervical spine and related disorders.
  • Integrate evidence and experience shared by the instructors into a complete approach in musculoskeletal management of cervical spine complex dysfunctions.

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Course Schedule

Central US Time Zone

October 5, 2022

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm


October 12, 2022

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

(Clinical Exam and Interpretation)

October 19, 2022

3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

(Treatment - Hands-on Management Strategies)

October 26, 2022

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

(Dry needling in cervical spine)

November 1, 2022

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

(Treatment - Neuromotor and SenMoCOR)

November 9, 2022

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

(TMJ Screening and Management)

November 17, 2022

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

(Biopsychosocial Aspects of Patient-Clinician Relationship)

November 28, 2022

4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

(Migraine and Headache)

December 2, 2022

5:00 pm to 5:00 pm

(Final Exam is Available)


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