Musculoskeletal Medicine: Common Orthopedic Problems in Family Medicine

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Cite indications for immediate imaging of the lumbar spine.
2. Know the evidence-based management for low back pain (acute, chronic, discogenic, lumbar spinal stenosis).
3. Cite the risk factors and management of overuse injuries (tendinopathy, shoulder pain, carpal tunnel syndrome).
4. State management of 3 common foot problems (plantar fasciitis, Morton’s neuroma, tarsal tunnel syndrome).

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/02/2019
Parent activity set: 

Joseph Garry, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/02/2019
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