Lumbar Disc & Sciatica 101: Research Updates / 1 Credit

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Learning Objectives:

  1. Outline the congruence of the manual interventions used in clinical practice with the scientific evidence regarding the biomechanical aspects of degenerative disc disease (DDD) leading to pain
  2. Compare the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a stratified care model versus usual care for patients with sciatica
  3. Assess the value of intervertebral disc degeneration detected in early adulthood as a predictor for progression of degenerative changes as well as low back pain symptoms and disability in middle age
  4. Define deep gluteal syndrome and the deep gluteal space, as well as propose a general diagnostic pathway for this condition
  5. Breakdown the utilization of conservative treatments used in lumbar disc herniation patients successfully treated nonoperatively versus unsuccessfully treated nonoperatively

Reviews Included:

  1. History & Science of Lumbar Discogenic Instability +MP3
  2. Stratified vs. Usual Care for Sciatica +MP3
  3. Disc Degeneration in Young Low Back Pain Patients – 30-year MRI Study +MP3
  4. Deep Gluteal Syndrome – A Non-Discogenic Sciatic Nerve Disorder +MP3
  5. Nonoperative Management Strategies in Lumbar Disc Herniation +MP3


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