Musculoskeletal Medicine: Common Orthopedic Problems in Family Medicine
Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.
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, anterior knee pain, carpal tunnel syndrome).
4. State management of 3 common foot problems (plantar fasciitis, Morton’s neuroma, tarsal tunnel syndrome).
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Joseph Garry, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, Associate Professor, Sports Medicine Division, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
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