Tumours of the Spine

The consequences of missing the diagnosis of a spine tumour are potentially severe, and the symptoms and signs don’t necessarily make the diagnosis simple.

Sorting through presenting symptoms and scan results helps make the right diagnosis.

WEBINAR: Sinister Causes of Back Pain

A brief presentation including guidelines for diagnosis and further examination, plus Q&A.

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Sinister Causes of Back Pain

Most doctors are fearful of missing a sinister cause of back pain. In truth though, sinister causes will affect 0.1% or less of patients with back pain in a primary care setting.

Of course, no one wants to miss these, so it’s a question of sorting the wheat from the chaff.

WEBINAR: Tingling, Numb Hands

A brief presentation of the causes, symptoms and diagnosis of tingling and numb hands, plus Q&A.

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What’s really causing tingling hands?

Tingling or numbness in the hand is a common source of patient discomfort. There are two major causes – carpal tunnel syndrome and cervical nerve compression. The crossover in symptoms can make it hard to make the correct diagnosis.

WEBINAR: Neurogenic Claudication

A brief presentation of the causes, symptoms and diagnosis of neurogenic claudication plus Q&A.

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Physical Therapies & CBT

A quarter of adult Australians suffer from lower back pain. For a small group of people the pain persists and over time, can become chronic.

There is a growing body of evidence showing improved outcomes for patients with acute back pain when CBT is aligned with physical therapies.

WEBINAR: FOOT DROP

A brief presentation of the causes, diagnosis and management of Foot Drop, plus Q&A.

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Telehealth & Surgery during Covid

People’s health issues continue to evolve and deteriorate, irrespective of lockdowns.

I am consulting via telehealth and also providing surgery for all those that need it, public or private

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