Spine injuries are a major health problem and commonly the subject of litigation. Spine claims in the WC, personal injury and disability context demand that lawyers be keenly aware of spinal anatomical and physiological concepts and the use of appropriate medical terminology and jargon. As an anesthesiologist/pain management physician, Dr. Schwartz will aid bridging the gap with a collection of tips and techniques that you will be able to use immediately. This exciting new program will become your secret weapon to properly litigate the typical back injury case. You will learn basic anatomy of the spine and correct medical terminology, spinal physiology, the spine and its elements, spinal medical diagnoses and pathophysiology, as well as how pathology comprises the functional status of the spine. I will also address diagnostic tests and their limitations, conservative versus interventional procedures, injections, opioids and surgeries.
No pre-registration is required. Written materials are available for up to $15.