Musculoskeletal Medicine

Back pain

This recording originally took place on 20 September 2017.
You will be sent the recording, presentation slides and certificate once payment has been made. The webinar recordings will only be available to view until Wednesday 28 February 2018.

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Audience: GPs (all grades)

What will this session cover?

Low back pain causes more disability than any other condition, affecting 1 in 10 people and becoming more common with increasing age.  In the UK, it is estimated that low back pain is responsible for 37% of all chronic pain in men and 44% in women. As many as 40% of people will experience sciatica at some point in their lives.

This webinar will focus on the 2016 NICE guidelines for back pain and sciatica, in particular, the practical implementation of the guidelines in daily clinical practice.

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CPD Certificate of participation

Booking this webinar will give you a 10% discount for BMJ Learning

 Flexible distance learning

 Watch in your own time

 1 CPD hour

 Includes speaker presentation slides

Dr Richard Smith

Dr Richard Smith

Consultant in Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Medicine and Tutor, Salisbury Hospital, Salisbury and British Institute of Musculoskeletal Medicine

Dr Richard Smith is a consultant rheumatologist at Salisbury Hospital. He trained in London and then spent a year at the New South Wales Institute of Sports Medicine. Dr Smith runs a multidisciplinary musculoskeletal and sports medicine clinic every week. He sits on the BSR Educational and training committee, RSM Sports and Exercise Medicine council and sat on the BIMM council and UK MSK diploma council. He lectures on the BMJ masterclass circuit and for the BSR Primary Care Society and for the RCGP. Dr Smith has also written a musculoskeletal chapter for e learning for the RCGP. In his spare time he is doctor to the World’s Strongest Man and Superstars tournaments.

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