28th October2023

Back Pain for GPs

II Update on Lumbar Spine Intervention

Vale do Lobo5pm – 7pm

We are pleased to organize the 2nd event related to the theme “Update on Lumbar Spine Intervention”, which will take place on October 28, 2023 in Vale do Lobo.


This time aimed mainly at specialists in General and Family Medicine. Our program includes sessions on pharmacological approach, minimally invasive approach and finally surgical approach.

Dedicated to practicing and teaching the best practices of ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal intervention our renowned specialists in the areas of Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Anesthesia and Radiology share the best practices to the broad medical community.


Prof.ª Dr.ª Ana Mafalda Reis

5:00 pm

Pharmacological Approach

Dr. Filipe Antunes

  1. Acute vs. Chronic Back Pain (20´)

5:20 pm

Back Pain Flowchart (10´)

Dr. Miguel Costa

5:30 pm

Minimal Invasive Approach

Algarve Pain Center Team

  1. Axil Back Pain – Radiofrequency Ablation (10´)
  2. Spinal Fracture – Vertebroplaty (10´)
  3. Spinal Stenosis – Interspinois Spacer (10´)
  4. Herniated Disc – Nucleoplasty (10´)

6:00 pm

Surgical Approach

Dr. Ricardo Frada

6:20 pm

Discussion (30´)

7:00 pm


8:00 pm



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