|Low Back Pain
|Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
Screen for potentially serious causes
Relative rest, early return to activity
NSAIDs; opioid analagesic for severe pain
|Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
Lumbar spine x-ray if history of cancer, age > 55, or presence of fevers, chills, night sweats, unexplained weight loss, saddle anesthesia, or bladder incontinence.
|Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
Home exercise program
|How to Get Results to Consultant
||UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: hand carry medical records and clinic notes to visit
|Clinic Contact Information
|Clinic Location Sites
||Burlington Building - Ann Arbor
|UM Consulting Physician
Rita N. Ayyangar, M.D.
Rishi Bakshi, D.O.
Anthony E. Chiodo, M.D.
Miles O. Colwell, M.D.
Anita S. Craig, D.O.
Andrew J. Haig, M.D.
Anne G. Hartigan, M.D.
Mara Mindy Isser Sax, D.O.
Daniel Leung, D.O.
James K. Richardson, M.D.
John A. Yarjanian, D.O.