14 episodes

Guest speakers, researchers and University of California faculty explore palliative care and managing chronic pain.

Pain and Palliative Medicine (Video‪)‬ UCTV

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Guest speakers, researchers and University of California faculty explore palliative care and managing chronic pain.

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    The Future of Low Back Pain Management 

    The Future of Low Back Pain Management 

    It is estimated that more than 80% of adults in the U.S. will have low back pain at some time in their lives. It is a significant cause of disability, resulting in an immeasurable toll on function, happiness, and quality of life. While patients with this condition can fall through the cracks of the health care system, there have been major advances in safe, evidence-based, and affordable treatments which are frequently underrecognized and underutilized. In this program, Dr. Alexandra Chang discusses the future of low back pain management. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 38790]

    • 1 hr 21 min
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    Physical Therapy for Back Pain

    Physical Therapy for Back Pain

    It is estimated that more than 80% of adults in the U.S. will have low back pain at some time in their lives. It is a significant cause of disability, resulting in an immeasurable toll on function, happiness, and quality of life. While patients with this condition can fall through the cracks of the health care system, there have been major advances in safe, evidence-based, and affordable treatments which are frequently underrecognized and underutilized. In this program, Chun Chan and Katrina Rodenkirch discuss physical therapy and low back pain. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 38789]

    • 58 min
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    Surgery for Back Pain

    Surgery for Back Pain

    It is estimated that more than 80% of adults in the U.S. will have low back pain at some time in their lives. It is a significant cause of disability, resulting in an immeasurable toll on function, happiness, and quality of life. While patients with this condition can fall through the cracks of the health care system, there have been major advances in safe, evidence-based, and affordable treatments which are frequently underrecognized and underutilized. In this program, Dr. Alan Dang discusses surgery and back pain. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 38788]

    • 41 min
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    Interventions and Medications for Low Back Pain Relief

    Interventions and Medications for Low Back Pain Relief

    It is estimated that more than 80% of adults in the U.S. will have low back pain at some time in their lives. It is a significant cause of disability, resulting in an immeasurable toll on function, happiness, and quality of life. While patients with this condition can fall through the cracks of the health care system, there have been major advances in safe, evidence-based, and affordable treatments which are frequently underrecognized and underutilized. In this program, Dr. Paul Cheng discusses achieving back pain relief through intervention and medication. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 38787]

    • 57 min
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    When is Low Back Pain Something Else? Red Flags for Serious Diseases

    When is Low Back Pain Something Else? Red Flags for Serious Diseases

    It is estimated that more than 80% of adults in the U.S. will have low back pain at some time in their lives. It is a significant cause of disability, resulting in an immeasurable toll on function, happiness, and quality of life. While patients with this condition can fall through the cracks of the health care system, there have been major advances in safe, evidence-based, and affordable treatments which are frequently underrecognized and underutilized. In this program, Dr. Carolyn Kloepping discusses when low back pain might be a symptom of a serious disease. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 38786]

    • 59 min
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    Back Pain Basics: Anatomy Physiology and the Initial Evaluation

    Back Pain Basics: Anatomy Physiology and the Initial Evaluation

    It is estimated that more than 80% of adults in the U.S. will have low back pain at some time in their lives. It is a significant cause of disability, resulting in an immeasurable toll on function, happiness, and quality of life. Dr. Paul Su discusses the basics of lower back pain with a look at anatomy, physiology and evaluation. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 38785]

    • 58 min

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