The “Functional Triage” is something we have been tossing around for quite a while but never really developed into a tangible idea until recently. This unnamed ability to classify patients quickly and apply the associated treatment was something I recognized very quickly the first time I shadowed Dr. Winchester at Winchester Spine and Sport in Troy, MO.
THE WORLD OF HURT: A GUIDE TO CLASSIFYING PAIN OVERVIEW COURSE IS THE COURSE I HIGHLY RECOMMEND FOR CLINICIANS TO TAKE FIRST IN THE WORLD OF HURT TRAINING COURSES BECAUSE IT LITERALLY COVERS ALL SIX MECHANISMS TO WHY WE HURT.
Setting the stage to when anatomical versus pathology versus mechanism classification systems should be considered. This course above the rest touches on all the pain mechanisms consolidating the information for clinical practice Monday morning. In addition to presenting characteristics unique to each mechanism and the clinical reasoning to differentiate one dominating mechanism from another, it highlights the interventions that are most effective for that specific mechanism.