JGR621-2021 Coffee, Kids, and Orthopedics: 'Stress Fractures in the Spine' (110921)
This periodic series will provide learners with knowledge and skills to diagnose and manage active children and adolescents with injuries and conditions affecting their ability to participate in activities and sports.
Physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, athletic trainers and other health care professionals who care for sport-related conditions and injuries should attend to improve their ability to counsel patients and families as well as prevent and care for these conditions.
- Describe the difference between spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis which are common stress fractures in the spine.
- Identify the sports and movements that exacerbate stress fractures of the spine.
- Identify key physical exam findings that help to diagnose stress fractures of the spine.
- Discuss bracing options and other treatment recommendations for stress fractures in the low back.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical
Center and Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AMA
- 1.00 Attendance