Low back pain is one of the world’s leading musculoskeletal disorder and sooner or later, eight out of 10 of us will be affected by it. In the past two decades, we have had amazing scientific and technological advancements in the field of health care. Despite having multiple diagnostic tools and interventions for low back pain, it seems to be poorly managed. Disability rates have consistently increased since the late 1990’s. Sid will bust the common myths about back pain and reinforce what the latest evidence says is best for your back.
TEDxChilliwack 2018 took place on April 14, 2018 at G. W. Graham Theatre in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada. The theme of the event was “Time to Reboot”. Learn more at http://tedxchilliwack.com. Sudarshan ‘Sid’ Anandkumar works as a clinical physiotherapist at the CBI health centre in Garrison, Chilliwack. After passing his master’s program with a gold medal and distinction, he migrated to Canada in 2014. He is a certified orthopaedics and manual physical therapist and a Pinc cancer rehab therapist, with a keen interest in finding solutions for musculoskeletal pain. Sid has been voted as Chilliwack’s top physical therapist. He is also active in academic research work and has published many articles in international peer reviewed journals (indexed in Medline). This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx