Low Back Pain Imaging: Costs, Risks, and Communication Strategies

Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints that leads patients to see their primary care doctors. It also happens to be one of the most commonly over imaged conditions in the United States. Advanced imaging for lower back pain has been cited as one of the top five forms of low value care that patients and their physicians should consider avoiding.

This free CME accredited activity will cover the incidence and cost of non-indicating imaging for low back pain, along with discussing guidelines and best practices for communicating with patients who are experiencing low back pain.

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Supported by the Maryland Health Care Commission and the St. Louis Area Business Health Coalition.