Examination of the spine
Improve your skills and increase your confidence in managing patients with low back pain and sciatica in an evidence-based way.
The trainer will go through the stages of a typical primary care-based consultation of low back pain +/- sciatica including an examination, demonstration and explanation of the spine, including a management plan.
- 1.Gain confidence in taking an effective history from an MSK patient, including eliciting red flags and psychosocial flags.
- 2.Be able to demonstrate focused examination of the MSK patient.
- 3.Practice explanation of the diagnosis.
- 4.Formulate a NICE approved management plan, including appropriate investigations, referral, safety net and follow-up.