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Impairment-Function Based Diagnosis of Low Back Pain $19.95
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Impairment-Function Based Diagnosis of Low Back Pain

Low back and neck pain reports are frequent in the average US adult. According to a survey conducted in 2002, 1 in 4 US adults reported low back pain and 14% reported neck pain in the previous 3 months. Low back and neck pain are costly resulting in billions of dollars being spent each year for their management. Military models have demonstrated that significant cost savings can be achieved from early interventions using physical therapy that is guideline based in individuals suffering from low back pain. Physical therapists and other rehabilitation practitioners (eg, occupational therapists, certified athletic trainers, and personal trainers) are frequently utilized to assist in providing treatment of these conditions. In efforts to provide physical therapists and other health care providers with the latest in evidence-based medicine, the American Physical Therapy Association Orthopaedic’s Section has developed practice guidelines for both low back and neck pain. The purpose of this webinar is to educate health care professionals on these guidelines for low back and neck pain. This presentation will discuss the aim and methodology of clinical practice guidelines for low back pain, and the development of the impairment/functional based diagnosis. This is an intermediate course appropriate for physical therapists, occupational therapists, certified athletic trainers, personal trainers, and anyone interested in learning more about these guidelines.
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Impairment-Function Based Diagnosis of Low Back Pain
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