Stanford Hospital’s Dr. Sean Mackey on Chronic Low Back Pain

Chronic Low Back Pain: Causes and Treatments
Low back pain is one of the most common causes of chronic pain having an astounding impact on the individual, their family, and society as a whole. This talk reviews the causes of low back pain with specific attention to both serious causes that need immediate attention, and those that warrant more of a management approach. Treatment approaches for chronic low back pain that have shown to be beneficial in helping people improve their quality of life and physical function are discussed.

Speaker: Sean Mackey, MD, PhD, Redlich Professor, Anesthesia & Pain Management, Neurosciences and (by courtesy) Neurology, Stanford University Medical Center; Chief, Division of Pain Medicine, Stanford University

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