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Clinical casebook: back pain (1.5 CPD hours)

Dr James Campbell, consultant in musculoskeletal medicine, discusses four primary care back pain presentations.

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FULL CPD MODULE

This module will update your knowledge of back pain, including:

  • The features of ongoing back pain that should make you think of ankylosing spondylitis
  • The best initial treatment in acute mechanical low back pain
  • The characteristic features of spinal stenosis, and how to confirm this diagnosis 
  • How piriformis syndrome differs from sciatica and what the best treatment is

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