Treatment of Lower Back Pain and Lumbosacral Rediculopathy November 5th 2015
The educational goal of this activity is to help primary care providers better recognize the causes of low back pain and lumbosacral radiculopathy and understand common non-surgical and surgical treatments.
The target audience includes physicians in the following specialties: Primary Care, Spinal Surgery, Pain Management, Rheumatology, Neurology, Physiatry, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, and Family Care.
After participating in this conference, participants will be able to:
- Identify pain generators of low back pain and lumbosacral radiculopathy;
- Understand common treatments of low back pain and lumbosacral radiculopathy;
- Review common spinal injection treatments for lumbar pain;
- Identify appropriate patients for spine surgical evaluation;
- Understand current spine surgery options.
|Michael Musacchio, MD|
|Thomas Harlan Hudgins, MD|
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.