Update on Thoughts About Lumbar Disc Stimulation


Earn CME credit online watching Professor Nikolai Bogduk, a founding member of the Society, author of over 150 peer-reviewed publications, and editor of the SIS Practice Guidelines, as he shares a new presentation on lumbar disc stimulation.

Gain a deeper understanding of the pathophysiology and anatomy of low back pain due to intervertebral disc and/or vertebral endplate injury to develop your clinical and diagnostic skills.

Copyright
Materials presented in this activity have been made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. We reserve all rights to such material.

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the mechanisms that can result in painful disc stimulation, including internal disc disruption with pain from the annulus, vertebral end plate fracture, and Modic changes.
  • Assess the etiology, biophysics, and the morphological and biochemical features of internal disc disruption.
  • Identify the intellectual dilemma posed by a positive disc stimulation and the impact that this can have upon the diagnosis of patients with a painful disc.

Disclosure Information
None of the planners or speakers had relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined ineligible companies.

Accreditation Statement
The Spine Intervention Society (SIS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
SIS designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Commercial Support
No commercial support was received for this activity.

Date of Activity Release: 12/07/2020
Date of Activity Expiration: 12/06/2023

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