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Acute low back pain - How to use your subjective assessment to improve your acute low back pain results

Acute low back pain is one of the most common conditions patients present with during the week. Would you like to improve your results with acute low back pain? What information do you NEED to get in your subjective that will help the clarity of your assessment, and help you get MUCH better results with acute low back pain.

This webinar will help improve your results and enjoyment when treating acute low back pain.

70-80% of the information you need for your treatment will be from your subjective assessment. Getting this right will make treating and getting great results with low back pain a LOT EASIER, and will help you enjoy treating low back pain.

Improve your subjective assessment, get the information you need, and accelerate your acute low back pain treatment results with this detailed, practical webinar.

In this webinar series with David Pope, you will discover:

  • How to structure and perform a great subjective assessment

  • How to keep patients on track through the subjective - to get the information you need, without all the additional information you don’t need

  • Red flags and imaging

  • The role of neuro assessment & neurodynamics

  • What is the recovery like in acute low back pain

  • What are open and closed questions, and how can you use them

  • What information the body chart provides

  • Current history

  • How to get and identify the most relevant aggravating activities

  • Lateral shifts

  • Other aggravating activities and positions, such as walking and stairs

  • How to identify lumbar spine vs SIJ involvement

  • Followup questions you need to ask

  • Is your patient’s low back pain referred from the hip?

  • Questions to ask to identify hip drivers

  • What information does easing factors provide

  • 24 hour behaviour

  • How to identify your patient’s irritability and how this directly impacts your assessment and treatment

  • How and when to address patients thoughts, fears & beliefs

  • Special Questions you need to ask

This webinar incorporates a case study to make it practical, and help you develop your clinical reasoning around low back pain. 

Part 1 covers: 

  • Introduction - What you will discover
  • Acute or chronic low back pain
  • Red flags and imaging
  • Neuro assessment & neurodynamics
  • Incorporating a case study example
  • Low back pain recovery
  • Subjective assessment
  • Subjective structure

Part 2 covers:

  • Open vs closed questions
  • Subjective Assessment
  • Body chart
  • Our case study

Part 3 covers:

  • Current history
  • Our case study
  • Aggravating activities
  • Aggravating activities - Flexion
  • Aggravating activities - Extension
  • Lateral shift

Part 4 covers:

  • Pain with gait or stairs
  • Other aggravating positions
  • Neurodynamics/neural irritation
  • Lumbar spine vs SIJ
  • Indicators of Potential SIJ involvement
  • Followup questions

Part 5 covers:

  • Hip pain
  • Hip driver
  • Our case study
  • Easing factors
  • Easing factors - Lumbar flexion irritation
  • Our case study
  • 24 hour behaviour

Part 6 covers:

  • Irritability
  • Patients thoughts & beliefs
  • Patient fears
  • Past history
  • Special Questions
  • Imaging

Part 7 covers:

  • Subjective assessment
  • Subjective assessment - case study
  • What you discovered
  • In the next part...

How to use your subjective assessment to improve your acute low back pain results part 1 with David Pope

How to use your subjective assessment to improve your acute low back pain results part 2 with David Pope

How to use your subjective assessment to improve your acute low back pain results part 3 with David Pope

How to use your subjective assessment to improve your acute low back pain results part 4 with David Pope

How to use your subjective assessment to improve your acute low back pain results part 5 with David Pope

How to use your subjective assessment to improve your acute low back pain results part 6 with David Pope

How to use your subjective assessment to improve your acute low back pain results part 7 with David Pope

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