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Jan-paul Van Wingerden
04-18-1995, 06:10 PM
Final Announcement of
the 2nd Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back Pain;
The Integrated Function of the Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Joints

La Jolla, California, U.S.A., November 9 - 11, 1995

We have the pleasure of inviting you to participate in the 2nd
Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back Pain. As in the previous
congress the integrated function of the lumbar spine and sacroiliac
joints will be emphasized and the consequences for diagnosis and
treatment of low back pain will be discussed. Low Back pain, both
acute and chronic, remains a world wide problem. Treatment through
the services of various professions has not yet solved the puzzle of
low back pain. A fresh look at the scientific basis of low back pain
based on renewed studies in anatomy, applied biomechanics and
physiology is the aim of basic researchers and clinicians worldwide.
Through the initiative of the Scientific Committee, clinicians and
researchers will be brought together to exchange ideas and advance
our understanding of low back pain. The first congress addressed
several important issues emphasizing the importance of developing
interdisciplinary standards for treating low back pain. New research,
both clinical and academic, is now available.
All written contributions will be available at the time of the
meeting.

Accreditation: AMA/CMA: The University of California, San Diego
School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical
education for physicians. The University of California, San Diego
School of Medicine designates this continuing medical education
activity for hour for hour of the Physician's Recognition Award of
the American Medical Association and for the Certification Program of
the California Medical Association.

P R O G R A M O U T L I N E

Thursday, November 9, 1995

7 am Registration

8.30 Opening

9.05 Session on Basic Mechanisms of the Spine

9.50 Session on The Integrated Function of the Sacroiliac Joints

10.50 Break

12.45 Lunch break

14 Session on Pelvic Pain and Instability I

15.45 Break

16.15 Session on Surgical Approaches

17.45 Conclusions and Reception

Friday, November 10, 1995

8.30 Session on Clinical Approaches I

10.10 Break

10.45 Session on Clinical Approaches II

12.05 Lunch Break

13.30 Session on Clinical Approaches III

14.45 Break

15.15 Session on Pelvic Pain and Instability II

18.05 Conclusions

Saturday, November 11, 1995

8.30 Session on Low Back Pain and the Lumbar Spine

10.30 Break

11.00 Session on Low Back Pain and its Relation to the SI Joints

12.15 Lunch break

14.00 Start parallel workshops

For detailed information please contact in the U.S.:
University of California at San Diego, Office of Continuing Medical
Education
9500 Gilman Drive 0617, La Jolla, California 92093-0617. Telephone
619-534 3940. Fax
619-5347672.
In Europe:
European Conference Organizers, POB 4334, 3006 AH Rotterdam, The
Netherlands.
Phone 31-10-4133287. Fax 31-10-4147988