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Evaluation and Management of Low Back Conditions Level 1

Dr. Charles Annunziata DC, CFMP

Credit Hours: 2



This course will review the basic principles of the etiology of low back pain and will describe ways to identify what is causing the pain using the characteristics of the different spinal pain syndromes. It will discuss the neurology of pain from the spinal cord to the briain, The perception of pain and how mechanoreceptors modulate the pain. The neurophysiological reasons for pain control. Experimental models distinguishing between nociceptive, neuropathic, scleratogenous and myofascial pain. How to differentiate between radiculopathy, myelopathy and peripheral nerve entrapment and look at the five major causes of low back pain: Herniated disc, facet arthropathy, spinal stenosis, myogenic, and annular tears. This is a must seminar series for any clinician that wants to get their low back pain patients on the road to recovery!


Approved In The Following States

  • PACE
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina

PACE Approved States

  • Alaska
  • District of Columbia
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Life Approved States

  • Delaware
  • Illinois
PACE approved for chiropractic continuing education credits