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Frankly Speaking CME 211

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Let's Get Physical: Consider PT for Initial Treatment of Sciatica - Frankly Speaking EP 211Guest: Alan Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP
Music Credit: Richard Onorato

There are various treatment options for patients with acute sciatica. Choosing the best option should be tailored to the specific needs of the patient, and when possible, include early recommendation for physical therapy (PT). In this episode we review research on use of PT for treatment of sciatica and discuss how you can incorporate PT recommendations into patient care. 

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Release Date: 2/15/2021

Expiration Date: 2/15/2022

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss research on physical therapy (PT) for treating sciatica
  • Apply evidence on PT to counseling of patients regarding treatment options for sciatica
     

     

 

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Frank J. Domino, MD

Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

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Alan M. Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP

Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School,
Executive Editor, DynaMed 

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Let's Get Physical: Consider PT for Initial Treatment of Sciatica - Frankly Speaking EP 211

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