This presentation will assist clinicians with implementing a systematic approach to communication and treatment of patients with low back pain. An emphasis on structural and biopsychosocial strategies will be presented to address the needs of patients with various levels of complexity and pain levels.
Describe the biomechanical and neurological contributions to lumbar discogenic pain.
Describe the influence of psychosocial issues on lumbar discogenic pain.
Provide patients with a clear and concise explanation of the consequences of intervertebral disc loading and selected recovery postures and strategies.
Provide intervention strategies that emphasize lumbar intervertebral hydration based on current clinical evidence.