Understanding Chronic Low Back Pain [video]

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.

Sean Mackey, MD, Professor, Anesthesia and by courtesy, Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center, Professor, Anesthesia and by courtesy, Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center