Resource Summary

Back pain is one of the most common complaints in the outpatient setting. While most causes are related to either the bone contacting the nerves as they exit the verbral canal or strain of the lumber muscles^ it's important to be able to confirm this cause with the exam and know when more serious causes such as malignancy^ infection (e.g. lumbar osteomyelitis) and inflammatory arthritis^ to name a few.

Excellent teaching resource including videos produced by the Stanford Medicine 25 team led by Dr. Abraham Vergese.

The Stanford Medicine 25 team is the core group of physicians^ faculty and students led by Dr. Abraham Verghese. Each member plays various roles with the Stanford Medicine 25 team and our Program for Bedside Medicine.

http://stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu/the25/BackExam.html

Publication Date: 2016-10-17
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-11-06 06:56:18