Dr. Robert Perlman BSc,MDCM,CCFP,FCFP,AME
Associate Physician, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University
Attending Staff SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal
Practioner of Manual Medicine; Director Back Rehab Program, Mediservice
Past Chairman, Industrial Medicine Committee, American Back Sociey
1) Key Clinical Diagnostic Tests fro Sacro-Iliac Syndrome, International Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain, Dubai, Nov 2013
2) Sacro-Iliac Syndrome - Reliability of 3 Key Clinical Tests in a Neurosurgery Spine Clinic (JGH); International Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain, Singapore, Nov 2016; and Poster Presentation
Dr. Perlman has a clinical interest in Low Back and Pelvic Pain for 30 years and has treated many patients with LBP, using a multi-disciplinary approach. Dr.Perlman has worked directly with osteopaths, chiropractors, physiotherpists, and certified athletic trainers/exercise specialists.He has taught medical students and residents at McGill University, as well as family physicians. Dr. Perlman has developed an integrated 8 week Back Pain Rehab program for subacute and chronic LBP patients, which uses specific diagnostic protocols, manual medicine approach with spine manipulation therapy (SMT), specific stretching, exercise, and proprioception training, brain motor re-training, laser therapy, judicious use of medication, and importantly, patient education and psychological support. He has provided LBP expertise for industry including CNESST expertise.
Dr. Perlman is interested in research and education of Sacro-Iliac Joint Syndrome (SIJ), a common and frequently overlooked cause of LBP, which is highly treatable using a cost-effective treatment approach.
Dr. Perlman has a personal history of LBP for 20 years; he "gets it" when a patient presents with LBP and seeks relief.
11:40 - 12:40
|Workshop — Workshops - E||Evidence-based rapid office diagnosis of lumbar and pelvic pain|
16:00 - 17:00
|Workshop — Workshops - F||Approach to low back pain in 2017: What works, what doesn’t work, what does the evidence say?|