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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- Discuss research on physical therapy (PT) for treating sciatica
- Apply evidence on PT to counseling of patients regarding treatment options for sciatica
Frank J. Domino, MD
Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
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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