The Pain-based Physical Exam for NDs

  • What is the cause of your patients sore shoulder? Frozen shoulder, osteoarthritis, biceps tendinitis or maybe calcific tendinitis? The body can suffer from painful conditions in many locations with a variety of possible causes. The best way to ensure an effective treatment is to understand the cause of the pain. In this presentation we will discuss how to arrive at an accurate diagnosis quickly and if/when we should refer to a patient’s GP for further imaging or specialist referral. Naturopathic treatments for painful conditions will also be mentioned when discussing individual conditions. Questions, comments and discussion are welcome.