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The Interdisciplinary Spine Team of the

Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care and

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

presents

Pandemic Pain: Helping Your Patients With Back and Neck Issues

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

1 – 2 pm ET – Presented Online via Zoom

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AGENDA

1:00 pm Back and Neck Pain During Quarantine

Dr. Roger Härtl, Neurosurgeon and Director

How the current crisis affects patients with back issues, and how to advise them

What treatments are available, and how we guarantee safety for patients and procedures

5-minute presentation + 5 minutes for Q&A

 

1:10 pm Telemedicine: Accurate Physical Exams and Evaluation of Back and Neck Pain

Dr. Jaspal Ricky Singh, Rehabiliation Medicine Specialist and Co-Director

How to evaluate your patients who report back and neck pain

Movement as medicine: what home exercises are safe and effective for neck and back pain?

Which patients can safely treat at home, and who should be seen urgently?

5-minute presentation + 5 minutes for Q&A

 

1:20 pm Home Remedies, Temporary Therapies, and When to Intervene

Dr. Neel Mehta, Pain Medicine Specialist and Co-Director

What treatments are available for pain when your patient can’t get to a doctor?

What treatments can we offer now at the Spine Center

The pros and cons of steroids and other medications

5-minute presentation + 5 minutes for Q&A

 

1:30 pm Integrative and Complementary Therapies

Dr. Joshua Weaver, Neurologist and Co-Director

Helping your patients cope with anxiety and stress during the pandemic

Managing “non-urgent“ pain that feels urgent to an anxious patient

5-minute presentation + 5 minutes for Q&A

 

1:40 pm When to See a Specialist in Person

Dr. Härtl, Dr. Singh, Dr. Mehta, and Dr. Weaver

What symptoms indicate the need for urgent or emergent care?

What services are available at the Spine Center during the “Pause” – and when to expect our reopening

Additional questions?

 

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