Adam talks to Jack about triggers for back pain. On the face of it these are important for differential diagnosis and prognosis but can also give real insights in to the patients belief systems. Jack and Adam discuss what relevance we should place on these triggers, when do we intervene on strange beliefs and how much do we challenge patients. 


Learning Objectives


  1. What is a back pain trigger? 
  2. When would you intervene in patients beliefs about their back pain?
  3. How do you mitigate getting push back from patients 
  4. How do you discuss the complex nature of back pain with patients? 


Course Curriculum


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Jack March and Adam Dobson


Jack March

Currently the Rheumatology Clinical Lead for Chews Health and an ALP for Nuffield Health.Jack also provides CPD courses online and in person from his website https://Rheumatology.physio

Taking up a large portion of time is involvement in the ‘Physio Matters Podcast’. Being part of the 6-person team creating this free educational resource for therapists affords Jack access to many top clinicians and cutting-edge information regarding patient management.


Adam Dobson

Adam is a physio specialising in the management of patients with Back Pain, he triages and manages complex back pain presentations as well as running a residential course for rehabilitation and education of persistent cases. Adam has created some amazing resources which he has made available for free on MSKR.info and these can be helpful to any person no matter where they are in their back pain jour


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