Management of Lumbar Radiculopathy: Clinical Research
By: RRS Education

Course Description

Read or listen to the course sections, then complete the quiz.

Cost: $19.95
Learning Objectives:
  1. Compare two common interventions – spinal manipulation and nerve root injection – for patients with confirmed lumbar disc herniation
  2. Determine whether a combination of spinal manipulation, home exercises and advice would be more effective than home exercise and advice alone in decreasing back-related leg pain
  3. Investigate the pattern of symptom development in Cauda Equina Syndrome to facilitate timely diagnosis
  4. Evaluate slump stretching, coupled with lumbar mobilizations and stabilization exercises in the management of patients with pain referred distal to the buttocks during slump testing
  5. Appraise the efficacy of active conservative treatments in patients with severe sciatica

Course Reviews:

  1. Spinal Manipulation vs. Nerve Root Injection for MRI-Confirmed Lumbar Disc Herniation: Prospective Cohort +MP3
  2. Spinal Manipulation & Home Exercise With Advice for Subacute & Chronic Back-Related Leg Pain: RCT +MP3
  3. Progression of Symptoms in Cauda Equina Syndrome +MP3
  4. Addition of Slump Stretching to Lumbar Mobilizations & Exercise for a Specific Type of LBP - RCT +MP3
  5. Systematic Active Treatment for Severe Sciatica +MP3

Course Details

  • Management of Lumbar Radiculopathy: Clinical Research
  • By:    RRS Education
  • Instructor:    Dr. Shawn Thistle (RRS Education)
  • Total CE Hours:    1
  • Course Format:     Online Distance Learning
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  • Course Categories:     DC Continuing Education
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • Manipulation  -1 CE Hours