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Management of Low Back Pain


Management of Low Back Pain


Starting on :12:30 PM 19 November, 2014 Venue:Lecture theatre
Ending on :02:00 AM 20 November, 2014 Max Credits:3.00
Moderator:No Activity Moderator Activity Cost: Free Order

Presenters

1. Dr. Akil Fazal
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
AKUHN

Description

  • A  lecture on the care and treatment of low back pain

  • Low back pain is extremely common and infrequently has serious underlying pathology

  • A small, but significant, percentage of people affected by back pain develop a chronic problem with associated disability

  • Appropriate early diagnosis and management reduces disability

  • The evidence for effectiveness of injection therapies is limited, but selected patients may benefit from appropriate interventions

  • Although total resolution of pain is often not possible, a key aim of management is to avoid chronicity and encourage effective self management


Objectives

  • Introduction
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Types
  • Diagnosis
  • Spinal cord compression




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