Decoding Radicular Pain: Terminology and Treatment Strategies
The Modern Pain PodcastMarch 31, 2024
00:43:5530.18 MB

Decoding Radicular Pain: Terminology and Treatment Strategies

In this episode, physiotherapist Adam Dobson discusses lumbar radiculopathy and its management. He highlights the challenges in assessing and diagnosing lumbar radiculopathy, emphasizing the importance of precise terminology and understanding mixed presentations. Adam also explains the role of the neurological examination and the stepped-care approach in managing lumbar radiculopathy. He emphasizes the need for an economical approach to treatment, focusing on patient preferences and activities that are meaningful to them. Adam also discusses the role of physiotherapy in supporting patients' recovery and the importance of balancing tissue-based and biopsychosocial approaches.

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