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While they often lack high quality empirical evidence, red flags remain the best tools available to the clinician to raise suspicion of serious spinal pathology when used in the context of a thorough, subjective and physical examination. The framework requires the clinician to consider both the evidence to support red flags and the individual profile of their patient to decide how concerned they are that a serious condition may exist. This webinar will look at how you might apply the framework into practice

Meet our Presenter

Laura Finucane is the Vice President of IFOMPT and is a Consultant Physiotherapist specialising in spinal conditions. In 2002, she completed her master's degree in neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy and became a member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP). She is the education and training lead for advanced practitioners and physiotherapists ensuring clinicians maintain their competency and expertise to deliver the service for the Sussex Musculoskeletal Partnership. She is affiliated to the University of Brighton and is an external examiner and clinical mentor for the masters course leading to membership of the MACP. Laura's special interest is in serious pathologies of the spine and she has presented nationally and internationally on this subject. She has written a number of papers related to serious pathology and teaches at postgraduate level. More recently she has been involved in a national campaign to raise the awareness of cauda equina syndrome.

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1IFOMPT Laura Finucane Webinar 1- “An International Framework to Support Identification of Serious Pathology of the Spine' (2).mp4
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