The Lumbar Spine Course
Date:19th August 2017
Time:9.00am until 5.00pm
Location:1 Pure Offices, Lake View House
Tutor:Consultant MSK Podiatrist Mr Abid Ali
CFPodM, MFPM RCPS(Glasg)
Non members £185
About the course
The assessment of the lumbar spine is crucial in modern musculoskeletal podiatry to help rule out neurological causes of foot/lower limb pain or dysfunction.
This course is designed as a refresher, to update clinical skills generally learnt at undergraduate level. Appropriate for podiatrists, physiotherapists, sports/massage therapists, sports medicine, doctors/consultants and foot health practitioners.
Learn the many different types of pathology that can affect the lower limb and locomotor system, from a spinal condition.
* Understanding of anatomy and physiology of the spine
* Introduction to conditions affecting the spine relevant to foot health
* Examination and clinical tests (Begin to use immediately to help your patients)
* Indications for immediate referral and red flags
This course will help refresh your core clinical skills in neurological assessment and examination, helping to improve your diagnostic capabilities, and improving treatment outcomes for your patients.
Open to members and non-members
Approved by the Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
About the tutor
Abid has been using these assessment techniques clinically on a daily basis triaging orthopaedic referrals within NHS musculoskeletal services, working closely with extended scope physiotherapists, orthopaedics, rheumatologists etc.
Over the years he has been more aware of ruling out potential lumbar spine pathology, to help in the diagnoses and management of lower limb/foot and ankle conditions.
Abid trained within the NHS, Society of Orthopaedic Medicine and BMJ musculoskeletal medicine. Consultant fellow podiatric medicine, member faculty podiatris medicine Royal College Physicians/Surgeons (Glasg).
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