The Art of the Spine: Guidelines in the Management of Low Back Pain
Pain experienced in the lower back ranks as the highest contributor to years lived with a disability and presents patients with many economic and societal challenges. This course will help physicians identify and implement treatment for nonspecific low back pain, as well as differentiate treatment approaches in the management of lumbar radiculopathy and low back pain.
Hospitalists, General Internists, Family Practitioners, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Urgent Care Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists and other interested healthcare professionals.
- Identify and implement the criteria for treatment of nonspecific low back pain.
- Order appropriate imaging for low back pain when indicated.
- Differentiate treatment approaches in the management of lumbar radiculopathy and low back pain.
- Describe the algorithms for the management of different forms of low back pain.
Christine M. Villoch, M.D.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Baptist and South Miami Hospitals
Christine M. Villoch, M.D. has indicated that he has no relevant financial relationships to disclose and that his discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
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