A golfer with acute onset of low back, hip and anterior thigh pain with pins and needles, and numbness. She has constant pain worse with sitting AND standing, and has failed other conservative treatment. Has Sherlock met his match this time?
In this case study, Titled Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist Nick Kendrick (aka Sherlock Holmes aka the "Back Whisperer") assesses and treats a patient with pain and neurological symptoms. Can he tie together the history, her symptoms and physical tests into a diagnosis and successful treatment?
Find out in this instalment of Sherlock Holmes and the case of driving back pain...
Patient history and body chart - Acute low back pain with pins and needles and numbness in the anterior thigh, following golf.
How to differentiate beween
Imaging findings and relationship to symptoms
Mechanism of injury - golf, and relationship to pain
How to identify if the SIJ is a source of nociception
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