A Rational Approach: Who to Image, How to Treat, and More!
Back pain is one of the most common concerns our patients bring to us in the outpatient setting. It’s a lot more complicated than rest, ice, and NSAIDs! Fortunately, we have pain expert, strength coach, and academic internist Dr. Austin Baraki (Austin Baraki, MD (@AustinBaraki) / Twitter) to help us develop a comprehensive, patient centered approach to help our patients manage their pain and lead healthier lives. Take control of your patients’ back pain!
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Intro, disclaimer, guest bio
Guest one-liner, Picks of the Week
Case from Kashlak
Introduction to Back Pain
Eliciting the Patient’s Story
Risk Stratification, Intro to Red Flags, and and the STarT Back Tool
The Importance of Language and Patient-Centered Outcomes
A Deeper Dive into Red Flags
Setting Expectations for Care
Therapeutics for Back Pain - Does anything work?
The Exercise Prescription
Producers: Isabel Valdez, PA-C & Cyrus Askin, MD
Writer, Cover Art and Infographics: Isabel Valdez, PA-C
Show Notes: Cyrus Askin, MD
Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Isabel Valdez, PA-C
Reviewer: Molly Heublein, MD
Showrunner: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
Technical Production: PodPaste
Guest: Austin Baraki, MD
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