Video | Monday, 2nd July 2018

NHS70: Diagnostic cards help flag serious health issues to physiotherapists

Professor James Selfe discusses the 'red flag' resources already in use within the NHS

Physiotherapists around the world will benefit from new quick-reference diagnostic cards that help identify ‘red flags’ in a patient’s history, alerting clinicians to the possibility of more serious health issues in people with back pain. 

The credit card-sized diagnostic cards - designed by university academics and clinical professionals - aim to help physiotherapists in practice diagnose spinal condition Cauda Equina Syndrome.

James Selfe, Professor of Physiotherapy at Manchester Metropolitan University, discusses the project. Read more about it here

More videos