MUSCULAR SKELETAL

Patient co uk's article on back pain is  brilliant http://www.patient.co.uk/doctor/Assessment-and-Management-of-Low-Back-Pain.htm

http://www.elht.nhs.uk/departments-wards-and-services/MSK-pain-rheum.htm   ALL THE INFO ON REFERRING TO MSK.. SPINAL DROP IN CLINIC NUMBER IS 736111 and 736112. FX  617264

COPY OF SPINAL DROP IN CLINIC OCT 15

NOTE CHECKING FOOT PULSES AND ABDO CAN SOMETIMES LEAD TO A NON BACK DIAGNOSIS!

BACK PAIN MANAGEMENT SHEET

GLASGOW GUIDELINES BACK PAIN 

 http://www.nhsggc.org.uk/content/default.asp?page=s1252_5

CAUDA EQUINA SYNDROME LEAFLET

ANOTHER CAUDA EQUINA LEAFLET

DMARDS BOOKLET

BACK PAIN AND OSTEOPOROSIS MEDICONF 2011

NOTE IF ON CALCIUM AND VIT D AND ELDERLY DO ANNUAL CALCIUM IF IMPAIRED RENAL FUNCTION

FRAX SCORE http://www.shef.ac.uk/FRAX

BACK PAIN ASSESSMENT LOCAL MANAGEMENT PPT

NOTE EVERYONE SAYS WAIT  UNTIL SADDLE ANESTHESIA AND INABILITY TO PASS URINE BEFORE SENDING TO AE FOR URGENT  MRI  BUT I THINK STEADILY WORSENING PAIN IN BACK AND/OR LOWER LIMBS SHOULD PROMPT FONE CALL TO AE TRIAGE HOWEVER THE  GUIDELINES SAY IF BILATERAL SCIATICA AND  WEAKNESS DON'T SEND TO AE INSTEAD ORDER CLINIC WITH MRI WITHIN 2 WEEKS.  SEE CAUDA EQUINA FLOWCHART BELOW.

WALK IN BACK PHYSIO  CLINIC  AT BC WAY

LOW BACK PAIN EXTENSION EXERCISE THE ONLY ONE YOU NEED TO DO

TREATMENT OPTIONS IN OSTEOARTHRITIS

NEW MUSCULAR SKELETAL SERVICES SITE  http://www.elht.nhs.uk/departments-wards-and-services/PLIMS.htm

GOUT FLOWCHART FROM PULSE

CAUDA EQUINA FLOWCHART

Integrated Musculoskeletal Service

Head Office

Accrington Pals Primary Health Care Centre

1 Paradise Street

ACCRINGTON

Lancashire

BB5 2EJ

 

Tel:  01254 736085

Fax:  01254 397784

 

Email: elmsk@nhs.net

INFLAMMATORY ARTHRITIS ALGORITHM

DEXA ON ICE

BACK CLINIC BC WAY  2018