Acute Back Pain: Management

by Charles Vega, MD

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    The lecture Acute Back Pain: Management by Charles Vega, MD is from the course Acute Care. It contains the following chapters:

    • Management of Back Pain
    • Chronic Low Back Pain

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. Physical therapy
    2. Spinal manipulation
    3. Best rest
    4. Analgesics
    5. Massage and acupuncture
    1. A 32-year-old ballet dancer with chronic lower back pain and right leg radiculopathy after an injury to her lumbrosacral region 6 months ago
    2. A 68-year-old computer analyst with general lower back pain for the past 2 years without relief from analgesics and physical therapy
    3. A 48-year-old with diabetes and chronic back pain who has obtained relief from glucocorticoid injections for about 1 month at a time had has had 6 injections so far in the past 1 year
    4. A 35-year-old construction worker who has 5 days of lower back pain after lifting a heavy load with radiculopathy into his right leg
    5. A 42-year-old with 3 months of back pain due to spinal stenosis
    1. Functional assessment
    2. Pain level assessment
    3. Range of motion assessment
    4. Radiculopathy assessment
    5. Spinal stenosis assessment
    1. 80%
    2. 20%
    3. 50%
    4. 98%
    5. 5%

    Author of lecture Acute Back Pain: Management

     Charles Vega, MD

    Charles Vega, MD

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