Multi-disciplinary approach to the management of Back Pains



 Al-Ahsa Hospital held a Symposium in its Lecture Hall on March 23th, 2018 – Rajab6th, 1439 under the patronage of the Executive Director of Al-Ahsa Hospital Dr. Maher Jamal Eddine.

The Symposium was presided by the Chief of Medical Staff of Al-Ahsa Hospital Dr. Hisham Hussein Imam. The Symposium was granted 8 CME hours by The Saudi Commission for Health Specialties.

The Symposium consisted of 8 interesting Lectures. The first lecture presented by Dr.AlMetwally Ali Yousef (Neurology Consultant) titled “BackPains, An Overview". The second lecture presented by Dr.Hisham Hussein Imam (Ob & Gyn. Consultant) titled “LowBack Pains During Pregnancy". The third lecture presented by Dr. Dr.Samer AlAjouz(Orthopedic Senior Registrar) titled “Facet Joint Disease". The forth lecture presented by Dr. Najib Nabulsi (Physiotherapy Consultant) and was titled “Medical Rehabilitation of Low Back Pains". The fifth lecture presented by Dr. MohieddineGhosn(Chiropractic Registrar) titled “Role of Chiropractic in acute non-specific back pains ". The Sixth lecture presented by Dr. Elie Lotfi(Anesthesia Senior Registrar) titled “Role of Interventional Pain Management in the Treatment of Low back Pains ". The seventh lecture presented by Dr.Taher Farghali(Psychiatry Consultant) titled “Psychosomatic Aspects of Low Back Pains“. The eighth lecture presented by Dr.Ahmad Maher(Anesthesia Registrar) titled “Discogenic back pain, recent advances of management ".

At the end of the Symposium, Dr. Hisham H. Imam opened the floor for discussion among the attendees, and the Symposium was concluded by issuing itsrecommendations that willpositively affect the community of Al Ahsa province.