A Pocketbook of Managing Lower Back Pain

A Pocketbook of Managing Lower Back Pain

By Fraser Ferguson, MPhil, BSc, MCSP,SRP, Clinical Physiotherapy Specialist, Greater Glasgow Back Pain Service


0 PURPOSE OF THIS BOOK
1 REVIEW OF LOW BACK PAIN, PHYSIOTHERAPY AND PHYSIOTHERAPISTS
2 IDENTIFICATION AND SIGNIFICANCE OF RED FLAGS.
3 IDENTIFICATION AND PHYSIOTHERAPY OF CAUDA EQUINA SYNDROME
4 IDENTIFICATION AND MANAGEMENT OF YELLOW FLAGS.
5 THE SUBJECTIVE EXAMINATION
6 OBJECTIVE EXAMINATION
7 AN INTRODUCTION TO DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS IN LBP PATIENTS
8 PAIN AND PHARMACOLOGY
9 PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENTS FOR LBP
10 EXAMPLES OF HOW SPECIALIST SERVICES CAN CHANGE THE MANAGEMENT OF LBP
APPENDIX POSSIBLE ANSWERS TO CLINICAL CHALLENGES AND CASE STUDIES