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Clinical Approach to the Diseases of the Spinal Column (Lecture 3)

Duration: 22:20

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•Anatomy of the cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral spine including bones/joints, muscles, ligaments, spinal nerves and vasculature •Discuss the normal curvature of the spine, and identify scoliosis, kyphosis and lordosis •Identify the risk factors for a vertebral compression fracture •Differentiate spondylosis, spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis •Cite strong indicators for immediate imaging of the lumbar spine. •Acute lumbar/cervical sprain •Disc herniation •Facet arthritis/posterior element disease •Degenerative disc disease •Spinal stenosis •Cauda equina syndrome Ankylosing spondylitis

In this lecture Dr. Mobeen will discuss:

1. Objectives of the lecture. (1:21)

2. Types of lower back pain and various aetiologies. (1:30)

3. Ankylosing spondylitis. (7:26)  

4. Visceral disease-induced lower back pain. (7:53)

5. Spinal stenosis. (11:56)

6. Indication of imagining. (19:20)

7. Treatment of lower back pain. (20:22)

8. Invasive techniques for management. (21:00)

9. Surgical management. (21:35)


Presented by Dr. Mobeen Syed

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Dr. Mobeen Syed

Dr. Mobeen Syed

MD., MSc., MSc., BSc

Mobeen Syed is the CEO of DrBeen Corp, a modern online medical education marketplace. Mobeen is a medical doctor and a software engineer. He graduated from the prestigious King Edward Medical University Lahore. He has been teaching medicine since 1994. Mobeen is also a software engineer and engineering leader. In this role, Mobeen has run teams consisting of hundreds of engineers and millions of dollars of budgets. Mobeen loves music, teaching, and doing business. He lives in Cupertino CA.

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