Is that symptomatic segment hypo-mobile or hyper-mobile? Providing a consistent and accurate answer to this question largely defines our clinical success.
Estimates suggest that spinal segmental instability is responsible for between 13-33% of all LBP. Instability is synonymous with diagnoses like spondylolisthesis. However, a new study found that instability was also present in more than half (57%) of all discogenic LBP cases.
You won’t want to miss this week’s blog for a from-the-trenches synopsis (and quick video tutorial) of the best-practice assessment and management of spinal instability.
A single intervention with the Epley maneuver leads to remission in 44-89% of cases, and this rate improves with second, third, or fourth interventions. Used in combination with at-home rehab like the Foster Half-Somersault, your office can be the place to go in your community for dizziness. Today’s blog will outline a simple recipe for these often-frustrating patents.
In this blog you will learn these 4 things:
✔ The value of spending time to make the correct diagnosis
✔ Activity modifications that speed healing
✔ When it’s time to consider alternative diagnoses
✔ Why conservative care is your patient’s best option