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162. VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for diagnosis and treatment of low back pain.

VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for diagnosis and treatment of low back pain. VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for diagnosis and treatment of low back pain. | National Guideline Clearinghouse success fail JUN 09 2017 2018 2019 13 Apr 2018 - 12 Jul 2018 COLLECTED BY Organization: Formed in 2009, the Archive Team (not to be confused with the archive.org Archive-It Team) is a rogue archivist collective dedicated to saving copies of rapidly dying or deleted websites for the sake of history (...) at . TIMESTAMPS Search Sign In Username or Email * Password * Remember Me Don't have an account? The AHRQ National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC, guideline.gov) Web site will not be available after July 16, 2018 because federal funding through AHRQ will no longer be available to support the NGC as of that date. For additional information, read our . Guideline Summary NGC:011288 2017 Sep NEATS Assessment VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for diagnosis and treatment of low back pain. Diagnosis and Treatment

2017 National Guideline Clearinghouse (partial archive)

163. Noninvasive treatments for acute, subacute, and chronic low back pain: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians.

Noninvasive treatments for acute, subacute, and chronic low back pain: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Noninvasive treatments for acute, subacute, and chronic low back pain: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. | National Guideline Clearinghouse success fail JUN 09 2017 2018 2019 13 Jul 2017 - 12 Jul 2018 COLLECTED BY Organization: Formed in 2009, the Archive Team (not to be confused with the archive.org Archive-It Team (...) NGC:011196 2017 Apr 4 NEATS Assessment Noninvasive treatments for acute, subacute, and chronic low back pain: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Qaseem A, Wilt TJ, McLean RM, Forciea MA, Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians. Noninvasive treatments for acute, subacute, and chronic low back pain: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Apr 4;166(7):514-30. [184 references

2017 National Guideline Clearinghouse (partial archive)

164. Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain

Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain Low Back Pain -- Clinical Recommendation Welcome Search Search Specify your search AAFP.org Patient Care Clinical Practice Guideline Low Back Pain Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain (Endorsed, April 2017) The guideline, Noninvasive Treatments for Acute, Subacute, and Chronic Low Back Pain , was developed by the American College of Physicians and was endorsed by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Key Recommendations Nonpharmacologic (...) treatment, including superficial heat, massage, acupuncture, or spinal manipulation, should be used initially for most patients with acute or subacute low back pain, as they will improve over time regardless of treatment. When pharmacologic treatment is desired, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or skeletal muscle relaxants should be used. Nonpharmacologic treatment, including exercise, multidisciplinary rehabilitation, acupuncture, mindfulness-based stress reduction, tai chi, yoga, motor

2017 American Academy of Family Physicians

165. Noninvasive Treatments for Acute, Subacute, and Chronic Low Back Pain: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians

Noninvasive Treatments for Acute, Subacute, and Chronic Low Back Pain: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians Noninvasive Treatments for Acute, Subacute, and Chronic Low Back Pain | Annals of Internal Medicine | American College of Physicians '); } Sign in below to access your subscription for full content INDIVIDUAL SIGN IN | You will be directed to acponline.org to register and create your Annals account INSTITUTIONAL SIGN IN | | Subscribe to Annals of Internal (...) Medicine . You will be directed to acponline.org to complete your purchase. Search Clinical Guidelines | 4 April 2017 Noninvasive Treatments for Acute, Subacute, and Chronic Low Back Pain: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians Free Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA; Timothy J. Wilt, MD, MPH; Robert M. McLean, MD; Mary Ann Forciea, MD; for the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA From the American College of Physicians

2017 American College of Physicians

166. Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain

Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain VA/DoD CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE FOR DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF LOW BACK PAIN Department of Veterans Affairs Department of Defense QUALIFYING STATEMENTS The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense guidelines are based upon the best information available at the time of publication. They are designed to provide information and assist decision making. They are not intended to define a standard of care and should not be construed (...) and/or therapeutic interventions within these guidelines does not guarantee coverage of civilian sector care. Additional information on current TRICARE benefits may be found at www.tricare.mil or by contacting your regional TRICARE Managed Care Support Contractor. Version 2.0 – 2017VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain September 2017 Page 2 of 110 Prepared by: The Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain Work Group With support from: The Office of Quality, Safety

2017 VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines

167. Manipulating Research for Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Low Back Pain

Manipulating Research for Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Low Back Pain Tools for Practice is proudly sponsored by the Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP). ACFP is a provincial, professional voluntary organization, representing more than 4,500 family physicians, family medicine residents and medical students in Alberta. Established over sixty years ago, the ACFP strives for excellence in family practice through advocacy, continuing medical education, and primary care research (...) . www.acfp.ca February 21, 2017 Manipulating Research for Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Low Back Pain Clinical Question: Is spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) effective for low back pain (LBP)? Bottom Line: Research around SMT is poor, consistently inconsistent, and almost impossible to interpret. Likely no reliable effects in acute LBP, but possible small effects in chronic LBP, at best improved pain ( =0.9 points out of 10) and recovery (for one in ~11 patients at one month) but two thirds of comparisons

2017 Tools for Practice

168. Low Back Pain, Adult Acute and Subacute

Low Back Pain, Adult Acute and Subacute Guidelines | ICSI The MN Health Collaborative includes physicians and other representatives from major healthcare organizations working together to address major health topics affecting Minnesota communities today. ICSI has been developing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to improve patient care since 1993. ICSI helps forward-focused Minnesota health organizations find ways to redefine and redesign systems and the market. Together, we aim (...) College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA). March 29, 2018 "/> Adult patients age 18 and over in primary care who have symptoms of low back pain or radiculopathy. The focus is on the acute (pain for up to 7 weeks) and subacute (pain for between 7 and 12 weeks) phases of low back pain. It includes the ongoing management, including indications for spine specialist referral within the first 12 weeks of onset. July 27, 2017 "/> This guideline is targeted toward identification of adult

2017 Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement

169. Ibuprofen plus paracetamol versus ibuprofen in acute low back pain: a randomized open label multicenter clinical study. (PubMed)

Ibuprofen plus paracetamol versus ibuprofen in acute low back pain: a randomized open label multicenter clinical study. to estimate whether combination of ibuprofen and paracetamol is more effective than ibuprofen in monotherapy, in the treatment of acute low back pain.80 adult patients with acute low back pain were randomized into two subgroups. In the first subgroup, 40 patients were treated with ibuprofen 400mg three times a day (TID), whilst patients in the second subgroup (n=40) were (...) intolerability.compared to ibuprofen monotherapy, combination of ibuprofen and paracetamol may provide faster and longer analgesia in patients with acute low back pain, with equally favorable effect on mobility and functional ability and similar tolerability.

2016 Acta reumatologica portuguesa

170. More isn’t better with acute low back pain treatment

More isn’t better with acute low back pain treatment More isn't better with acute low back pain treatment Toggle navigation Shared more. Cited more. Safe forever. Toggle navigation View Item JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Search MOspace This Collection Browse Statistics More isn't better with acute low back pain treatment View/ Open Date 2016-06 Format Metadata Abstract More isn't better with acute low back pain treatment Adding (...) cyclobenzaprine or oxycodone/acetaminophen to naproxen for the treatment of acute low back pain does nothing more than increase adverse effects. Practice changer: Consider treating patients with acute low back pain with naproxen only, as adding cyclobenzaprine or oxycodone/acetaminophen to scheduled naproxen does not improve functional assessment at 7 days or 3 months and increases adverse effects. URI Part of Citation Journal of Family Practice, 65(6) 2016: 404-406. Rights OpenAccess. This work is licensed

2016 PURLS

171. Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management

Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management L Low back pain and sciatica in o ow back pain and sciatica in ov ver 16s: er 16s: assessment and management assessment and management NICE guideline Published: 30 November 2016 nice.org.uk/guidance/ng59 © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and-conditions#notice-of- rights).Y Y our responsibility our responsibility The recommendations in this guideline represent the view (...) in this guideline should be interpreted in a way that would be inconsistent with complying with those duties. Commissioners and providers have a responsibility to promote an environmentally sustainable health and care system and should assess and reduce the environmental impact of implementing NICE recommendations wherever possible. Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management (NG59) © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and- conditions

2016 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines

172. Do rocker-sole shoes influence postural stability in chronic low back pain? A randomised trial. (Full text)

Do rocker-sole shoes influence postural stability in chronic low back pain? A randomised trial. People with chronic low back pain (CLBP) demonstrate greater postural instability compared with asymptomatic individuals. Rocker-sole shoes are inherently unstable and may serve as an effective balance training device. This study hypothesised that wearing rocker-sole shoes would result in long-term improvement in barefoot postural stability in people with CLBP.20 participants with CLBP were

2016 BMJ open sport & exercise medicine PubMed

173. Neuromuscular exercise and back counselling for female nursing personnel with recurrent non-specific low back pain: study protocol of a randomised controlled trial (NURSE-RCT). (Full text)

Neuromuscular exercise and back counselling for female nursing personnel with recurrent non-specific low back pain: study protocol of a randomised controlled trial (NURSE-RCT). Nursing personnel have high risk for incidence of low back pain (LBP) followed by development of chronic pain and disability. Multiple risk factors such as patient handling, night shift work and lack of supporting work culture have been identified. In subacute LBP, high-fear avoidance is prognostic for more pain (...) , disability and not returning to work. Lack of leisure-time physical activity predicts long-term sickness absence. The purpose of this study is to compare effectiveness of 6-month neuromuscular exercise and counselling in treating back pain in female nursing personnel with recurrent non-specific LBP pain compared with either (exercise or counselling) alone and a non-treatment control group.The design is of a double-blinded four-arm randomised controlled trial with cost-effectiveness evaluation at 12

2016 BMJ open sport & exercise medicine PubMed

174. Back schools for the treatment of chronic low back pain: possibility of benefit but no convincing evidence after 47 years of research-systematic review and meta-analysis (Full text)

Back schools for the treatment of chronic low back pain: possibility of benefit but no convincing evidence after 47 years of research-systematic review and meta-analysis Back schools are interventions that comprise exercise and education components. We aimed to systematically review the randomized controlled trial evidence on back schools for the treatment of chronic low back pain. By searching MEDLINE, Embase, and Cochrane Central as well as bibliographies, we identified 31 studies (...) be derived from the fact that few adverse events and no serious adverse events were reported in the back school groups in the studies that did report on safety. Overall, the evidence base for the use of back schools to treat chronic low back pain is weak; in nearly a half-century since back schools were first trialled, no unequivocal evidence of benefit has emerged.

2016 EvidenceUpdates PubMed

175. Sterile water injections for acute low back pain (Full text)

Sterile water injections for acute low back pain Sterile water injections for acute low back pain – Morsels of Evidence \t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t \t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t Like this: Like Loading... ","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Tam"},"image":["https:\/\/evidencebasedmedicine.com.au\/wp-content\/uploads\/2016\/10\/cover-mo-oct2016-p62-3.png"]} Toggle search form Toggle navigation Evidence-based medicine for general practitioners Oct 10 2016 Sterile water injections for acute low back pain (...) By in , , Journal reference: Cui JZ, Geng ZS, Zhang YH, Feng JY, Zhu P, Zhang XB. Effects of intracutaneous injections of sterile water in patients with acute low back pain: a randomized, controlled, clinical trial. Braz J Med Biol Res 2016 Mar;49(3) Link: Published: March 2016 Evidence cookie says… Sterile water injections are of uncertain value in acute low back pain. Routine use of this intervention cannot be recommended based on a single study that has important threats to its internal validity. It may have

2016 Morsels of Evidence PubMed

176. Sterile water injections for acute low back pain (Full text)

Sterile water injections for acute low back pain Sterile water injections for acute low back pain – Morsels of Evidence \t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t \t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t Like this: Like Loading... ","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Tam"},"image":["https:\/\/evidencebasedmedicine.com.au\/wp-content\/uploads\/2016\/10\/cover-mo-oct2016-p62-3.png"]} Toggle search form Toggle navigation Evidence-based medicine for general practitioners Oct 10 2016 Sterile water injections for acute low back pain (...) By in , , Journal reference: Cui JZ, Geng ZS, Zhang YH, Feng JY, Zhu P, Zhang XB. Effects of intracutaneous injections of sterile water in patients with acute low back pain: a randomized, controlled, clinical trial. Braz J Med Biol Res 2016 Mar;49(3) Link: Published: March 2016 Evidence cookie says… Sterile water injections are of uncertain value in acute low back pain. Routine use of this intervention cannot be recommended based on a single study that has important threats to its internal validity. It may have

2016 Morsels of Evidence PubMed

177. Non-specific low back pain. (Full text)

Non-specific low back pain. Non-specific low back pain affects people of all ages and is a leading contributor to disease burden worldwide. Management guidelines endorse triage to identify the rare cases of low back pain that are caused by medically serious pathology, and so require diagnostic work-up or specialist referral, or both. Because non-specific low back pain does not have a known pathoanatomical cause, treatment focuses on reducing pain and its consequences. Management consists (...) of education and reassurance, analgesic medicines, non-pharmacological therapies, and timely review. The clinical course of low back pain is often favourable, thus many patients require little if any formal medical care. Two treatment strategies are currently used, a stepped approach beginning with more simple care that is progressed if the patient does not respond, and the use of simple risk prediction methods to individualise the amount and type of care provided. The overuse of imaging, opioids

2016 Lancet PubMed

178. The Diagnostic Accuracy of Gluteal Trigger Points to Differentiate Radicular From Nonradicular Low Back Pain (PubMed)

The Diagnostic Accuracy of Gluteal Trigger Points to Differentiate Radicular From Nonradicular Low Back Pain Low back pain (LBP) is highly prevalent and costly to the society. Previous studies have shown an association between radicular LBP and trigger points (TrPs) in the superior-lateral quadrant of the gluteal area (GTrP). The objective of current study was to evaluate the diagnostic value of GTrP to predict nerve root involvement among patients with LBP.In a prospective, diagnostic accuracy

2016 EvidenceUpdates

179. A Systematic Review of the Effects of Exercise and Physical Activity on Non-Specific Chronic Low Back Pain. (Full text)

A Systematic Review of the Effects of Exercise and Physical Activity on Non-Specific Chronic Low Back Pain. Back pain is a major health issue in Western countries and 60%-80% of adults are likely to experience low back pain. This paper explores the impact of back pain on society and the role of physical activity for treatment of non-specific low back pain. A review of the literature was carried out using the databases SPORTDiscuss, Medline and Google Scholar. A general exercise programme (...) that combines muscular strength, flexibility and aerobic fitness is beneficial for rehabilitation of non-specific chronic low back pain. Increasing core muscular strength can assist in supporting the lumbar spine. Improving the flexibility of the muscle-tendons and ligaments in the back increases the range of motion and assists with the patient's functional movement. Aerobic exercise increases the blood flow and nutrients to the soft tissues in the back, improving the healing process and reducing stiffness

2016 Healthcare (Basel, Switzerland) PubMed

180. Paracetamol for low back pain. (Full text)

Paracetamol for low back pain. Analgesic medication is the most frequently prescribed treatment for low back pain (LBP), of which paracetamol (acetaminophen) is recommended as the first choice medication. However, there is uncertainty about the efficacy of paracetamol for LBP.To investigate the efficacy and safety of paracetamol for non-specific LBP.We conducted searches on the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL, which includes the Back and Neck Review Group trials register (...) ) for the primary outcomes. There is high-quality evidence that paracetamol has no effect on quality of life, function, global impression of recovery, and sleep quality for all included time periods. There were also no significant differences between paracetamol and placebo for adverse events, patient adherence, or use of rescue medication. For chronic LBP, there is very low-quality evidence (based on a trial that has been retracted) for no effect of paracetamol (1 g single intravenous dose) on immediate pain

2016 Cochrane PubMed