Date: 18 Apr 19
Event: Lower Back Pain and Spondylosis-Options of Less Invasive Treatment by Dr Rajendra Tiruchelvarayan
Lower back pain, Spine disorders are commonly encountered by GPs and Hospital Specialists. Some of the common pathology includes: prolapsed discs causing sciatica, spine trauma, and more rarely infections, tumors. Early diagnosis, investigation and treatment can ensure a good outcome for patients, with a faster return to work and activities of daily living. During this FPH CME update, we will discuss how to diagnose common causes of back pain and the various investigations to order. Current treatment advances including minimally invasive options will be discussed.