Lower Body Evaluations, Examinations and Injury Management (Lumbar)
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Perform a lumbar spine examination.
2. Compare and contrast common lumbar spine disorders and the recommendations for diagnostic criteria and referral.
3. Determine the indications for surgical intervention and referral.
4. Identify evidence-based non-opioid treatment strategies for patients with chronic back pain.
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Michael J Petrizzi, MD, FAAFP, Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Sports Medicine Center, Virginia Commonwealth University Athletics Primary Care Physician; Private Practice, Hanover Family Physicians, Richmond, Virginia
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