The Lumbosacral Spine

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.


Learning Objectives

1. Demonstrate familiarity with the anatomy of the back through use of a case based approach.
2. Describe the symptoms and signs for common lumbosacral spine problems as presented through a case based approach; herniated lumbar disc, lumbar spinal stenosis and spondylolysis, and degenerative disease.
3. Select and/or conduct appropriate imaging tests for the lumbosacral spine.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/04/2014
Course expires: 
03/03/2017

Joseph Garry, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, Course Chair, Associate Professor, Sports Medicine Division, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/04/2014
Course expires: 
03/03/2017
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