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261. Non rigid stabilisation techniques for the treatment of low back pain (IPG366)

Non rigid stabilisation techniques for the treatment of low back pain (IPG366) Overview | Non-rigid stabilisation techniques for the treatment of low back pain | Guidance | NICE Non-rigid stabilisation techniques for the treatment of low back pain Interventional procedures guidance [IPG366] Published date: November 2010 Share Save Guidance The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on Non (...) -rigid stabilisation techniques for the treatment of low back pain. It replaces the previous guidance on non-rigid stabilisation techniques for the treatment of low back pain (NICE interventional procedures guidance 183, June 2006). Description Chronic low back pain is most often the result of normal wear and tear (degenerative change) which affects most people during their middle years, causing loss of height of the spinal discs and arthritis of the spinal joints. Non-rigid stabilisation (otherwise

2010 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Interventional Procedures

262. Group cognitive behavioural treatment for low-back pain in primary care: a randomised controlled trial and cost-effectiveness analysis. (Abstract)

Group cognitive behavioural treatment for low-back pain in primary care: a randomised controlled trial and cost-effectiveness analysis. Low-back pain is a common and costly problem. We estimated the effectiveness of a group cognitive behavioural intervention in addition to best practice advice in people with low-back pain in primary care.In this pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial with parallel cost-effectiveness analysis undertaken in England, 701 adults with troublesome (...) subacute or chronic low-back pain were recruited from 56 general practices and received an active management advisory consultation. Participants were randomly assigned by computer-generated block randomisation to receive an additional assessment and up to six sessions of a group cognitive behavioural intervention (n=468) or no further intervention (control; n=233). Primary outcomes were the change from baseline in Roland Morris disability questionnaire and modified Von Korff scores at 12 months

2010 Lancet Controlled trial quality: predicted high

263. Randomised controlled trial of integrated care to reduce disability from chronic low back pain in working and private life. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Randomised controlled trial of integrated care to reduce disability from chronic low back pain in working and private life. To evaluate the effectiveness of an integrated care programme, combining a patient directed and a workplace directed intervention, for patients with chronic low back pain.Population based randomised controlled trial.Primary care (10 physiotherapy practices, one occupational health service, one occupational therapy practice) and secondary care (five hospitals).134 adults (...) aged 18-65 sick listed for at least 12 weeks owing to low back pain.Patients were randomly assigned to usual care (n=68) or integrated care (n=66). Integrated care consisted of a workplace intervention based on participatory ergonomics, involving a supervisor, and a graded activity programme based on cognitive behavioural principles.The primary outcome was the duration of time off work (work disability) due to low back pain until full sustainable return to work. Secondary outcome measures were

2010 BMJ Controlled trial quality: predicted high

264. NASS contemporary concepts in spine care: spinal manipulation therapy for acute low back pain

NASS contemporary concepts in spine care: spinal manipulation therapy for acute low back pain NASS contemporary concepts in spine care: spinal manipulation therapy for acute low back pain NASS contemporary concepts in spine care: spinal manipulation therapy for acute low back pain Dagenais S, Gay RE, Tricco AC, Freeman MD, Mayer JM CRD summary The authors concluded that spinal manipulation therapy appeared to be superior or equivalent of many commonly used interventions for acute low back pain (...) . Decisions on treatment could not be made on relative efficacy alone. The evidence base was generally limited, there was potential for missed data and the authors' conclusions were broad, suggesting that they should be interpreted with caution. Authors' objectives To assess the effects of spinal manipulation therapy for the treatment of acute low back pain. Searching MEDLINE was searched between 1999 and January 2009 for publications in English. Search terms were reported. Reference lists of included

2010 DARE.

265. Cochrane systematic review: Moderate quality evidence that compared to advice to rest in bed, advice to remain active provides small improvements in pain and functional status in people with acute low back pain

Cochrane systematic review: Moderate quality evidence that compared to advice to rest in bed, advice to remain active provides small improvements in pain and functional status in people with acute low back pain Moderate quality evidence that compared to advice to rest in bed, advice to remain active provides small improvements in pain and functional status in people with acute low back pain | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content (...) are here Moderate quality evidence that compared to advice to rest in bed, advice to remain active provides small improvements in pain and functional status in people with acute low back pain Article Text Therapeutics Cochrane systematic review Moderate quality evidence that compared to advice to rest in bed, advice to remain active provides small improvements in pain and functional status in people with acute low back pain Bart Koes Statistics from Altmetric.com Commentary on: Dahm KT , Brurberg KG

2010 Evidence-Based Medicine

266. An economic analysis of usual care and acupuncture collaborative treatment on chronic low back pain: a Markov model decision analysis Full Text available with Trip Pro

An economic analysis of usual care and acupuncture collaborative treatment on chronic low back pain: a Markov model decision analysis An economic analysis of usual care and acupuncture collaborative treatment on chronic low back pain: a Markov model decision analysis An economic analysis of usual care and acupuncture collaborative treatment on chronic low back pain: a Markov model decision analysis Kim N, Yang B, Lee T, Kwon S Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation (...) that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary This study examined the cost-effectiveness of adding acupuncture to the usual care for chronic low back pain, from a societal perspective. The authors concluded that collaborative treatment (acupuncture plus usual care) was more cost-effective than usual care

2010 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

267. Exercise therapy for chronic nonspecific low-back pain

Exercise therapy for chronic nonspecific low-back pain Exercise therapy for chronic nonspecific low-back pain Exercise therapy for chronic nonspecific low-back pain van Middelkoop M, Rubinstein SM, Verhagen AP, Ostelo RW, Koes BW, van Tulder MW CRD summary This review concluded that exercise therapy was effective in reducing pain and function in patients with chronic low back pain, but the effects were small and it remained unclear which patients benefited most from specific types of treatment (...) . Given that most comparisons did not favour exercise therapy over other treatments, the conclusions should be interpreted with caution. Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of exercise therapy in patients with low back pain. Searching An updated search of MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) and PEDro was undertaken up to December 2008 and included a search for eligible studies included in existing Cochrane reviews. Search terms were

2010 DARE.

268. Effectiveness of exercise on work disability in patients with non-acute non-specific low back pain: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Effectiveness of exercise on work disability in patients with non-acute non-specific low back pain: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2010 DARE.

269. A multicentred randomised controlled trial of a primary-care based cognitive behavioural programme for low back pain. The Back Skills Training (BeST) trial

A multicentred randomised controlled trial of a primary-care based cognitive behavioural programme for low back pain. The Back Skills Training (BeST) trial A multicentred randomised controlled trial of a primary-care based cognitive behavioural programme for low back pain. The Back Skills Training (BeST) trial A multicentred randomised controlled trial of a primary-care based cognitive behavioural programme for low back pain. The Back Skills Training (BeST) trial Lamb SE, Lall R, Hansen Z (...) behavioural programme for low back pain. The Back Skills Training (BeST) trial. Southampton: NIHR Health Technology Assessment programme. 2010 Authors' conclusions Study found that group-based cognitive behavioural therapy of subacute and chronic low back pain is both clinically effective and cost-effective and could be implemented within the NHS with relative ease Project page URL Link to NHS EED abstract INAHTA brief and checklist Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Cognitive Therapy

2010 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

270. Prospective cohort study: Serious pathology in people presenting to primary care with acute low back pain is rare (0.9%), but high false-positive rates for some ?red flags? may limit their diagnostic value

Prospective cohort study: Serious pathology in people presenting to primary care with acute low back pain is rare (0.9%), but high false-positive rates for some ?red flags? may limit their diagnostic value Serious pathology in people presenting to primary care with acute low back pain is rare (0.9%), but high false-positive rates for some ‘red flags’ may limit their diagnostic value | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising (...) Serious pathology in people presenting to primary care with acute low back pain is rare (0.9%), but high false-positive rates for some ‘red flags’ may limit their diagnostic value Article Text Diagnosis Prospective cohort study Serious pathology in people presenting to primary care with acute low back pain is rare (0.9%), but high false-positive rates for some ‘red flags’ may limit their diagnostic value Robert F McLain Correspondence to Robert F McLain Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Lerner

2010 Evidence-Based Medicine

271. [Chronic low back pain: the appropriate use of diagnostic imaging procedures]

[Chronic low back pain: the appropriate use of diagnostic imaging procedures] Lumbalgia cronica: utilitzacio apropiada de les proves de diagnostic per la imatge [Chronic low back pain: the appropriate use of diagnostic imaging procedures] Lumbalgia cronica: utilitzacio apropiada de les proves de diagnostic per la imatge [Chronic low back pain: the appropriate use of diagnostic imaging procedures] Sola-Morales O, Galimany J Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health (...) technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Sola-Morales O, Galimany J. Lumbalgia cronica: utilitzacio apropiada de les proves de diagnostic per la imatge. [Chronic low back pain: the appropriate use of diagnostic imaging procedures] Barcelona: Catalan Agency for Health Information, Assessment and Quality (CAHIAQ -formerly CAHTA). 2010 Authors' objectives The objective of this document is to agree which

2010 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

272. Effect of glucosamine on pain-related disability in patients with chronic low back pain and degenerative lumbar osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effect of glucosamine on pain-related disability in patients with chronic low back pain and degenerative lumbar osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial. Chronic low back pain (LBP) with degenerative lumbar osteoarthritis (OA) is widespread in the adult population. Although glucosamine is increasingly used by patients with chronic LBP, little is known about its effect in this setting.To investigate the effect of glucosamine in patients with chronic LBP and degenerative lumbar OA.A double (...) -blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial conducted at Oslo University Hospital Outpatient Clinic, Oslo, Norway, with 250 patients older than 25 years of age with chronic LBP (>6 months) and degenerative lumbar OA.Daily intake of 1500 mg of oral glucosamine (n = 125) or placebo (n = 125) for 6 months, with assessment of effect after the 6-month intervention period and at 1 year (6 months postintervention).The primary outcome was pain-related disability measured with the Roland Morris Disability

2010 JAMA Controlled trial quality: predicted high

273. Effect of integrated care for sick listed patients with chronic low back pain: economic evaluation alongside a randomised controlled trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effect of integrated care for sick listed patients with chronic low back pain: economic evaluation alongside a randomised controlled trial. To evaluate the cost effectiveness, cost utility, and cost-benefit of an integrated care programme compared with usual care for sick listed patients with chronic low back pain.Economic evaluation alongside a randomised controlled trial with 12 months' follow-up.Primary care (10 physiotherapy practices, one occupational health service, one occupational (...) therapy practice) and secondary care (five hospitals) in the Netherlands, 2005-9.134 adults aged 18-65 sick listed because of chronic low back pain: 66 were randomised to integrated care and 68 to usual care.Integrated care consisted of a workplace intervention based on participatory ergonomics, with involvement of a supervisor, and a graded activity programme based on cognitive behavioural principles. Usual care was provided by general practitioners and occupational physicians according to Dutch

2010 BMJ Controlled trial quality: predicted high

274. The effectiveness of walking as an intervention for low back pain: a systematic review

The effectiveness of walking as an intervention for low back pain: a systematic review Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2010 DARE.

275. Acupuncture for treatment of low back pain

Acupuncture for treatment of low back pain Acupuncture for treatment of low back pain Acupuncture for treatment of low back pain Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Acupuncture for treatment of low back pain. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Directory Publication. 2010 Authors' objectives Acupuncture involves the insertion of very fine needles at prescribed (...) acupoints with the goal of relieving pain and improving function in patients with low back pain. Final publication URL The report may be purchased from: Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Acupuncture Therapys; Low Back Pain Language Published English Country of organisation United States English summary An English language summary is available. Address for correspondence HAYES, Inc., 157 S. Broad Street, Suite 200, Lansdale, PA 19446, USA. Tel: 215 855 0615; Fax: 215 855 5218 Email

2010 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

276. Multicentre randomised controlled trial: Cognitive behavioural therapy shown to be an effective and low cost treatment for subacute and chronic low-back pain, improving pain and disability scores in a pragmatic RCT

Multicentre randomised controlled trial: Cognitive behavioural therapy shown to be an effective and low cost treatment for subacute and chronic low-back pain, improving pain and disability scores in a pragmatic RCT Cognitive behavioural therapy shown to be an effective and low cost treatment for subacute and chronic low-back pain, improving pain and disability scores in a pragmatic RCT | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising (...) Cognitive behavioural therapy shown to be an effective and low cost treatment for subacute and chronic low-back pain, improving pain and disability scores in a pragmatic RCT Article Text Therapeutics Multicentre randomised controlled trial Cognitive behavioural therapy shown to be an effective and low cost treatment for subacute and chronic low-back pain, improving pain and disability scores in a pragmatic RCT Jonathan C Hill , Nadine E Foster , Elaine M Hay Statistics from Altmetric.com Commentary

2010 Evidence-Based Medicine

277. The treatment effect of exercise programmes for chronic low back pain Full Text available with Trip Pro

The treatment effect of exercise programmes for chronic low back pain The treatment effect of exercise programmes for chronic low back pain The treatment effect of exercise programmes for chronic low back pain Smith C, Grimmer-Somers K CRD summary The authors concluded that exercise programmes were effective for chronic low back pain up to six months after treatment cessation as shown by reductions in pain scores and recurrence rates. A lack of reporting of review methods, uncertainty about (...) the appropriateness of pooling data and use of active control interventions mean that the conclusions should be interpreted with caution. Authors' objectives To evaluate recent evidence on the long-term effectiveness of physiotherapy exercise programmes for patients with chronic low back pain. Searching Academic Search Elite, AMED, AMI, AUSThealth, BioMed Central, Blackwell Synergy, CINAHL, The Cochrane Library, Digital Dissertations Online, EBSCO, HighWire, IngentaConnect, PubMed, NLM Gateway, PEDro, Social

2010 DARE.

278. Does targeting manual therapy and/or exercise improve patient outcomes in nonspecific low back pain? A systematic review

Does targeting manual therapy and/or exercise improve patient outcomes in nonspecific low back pain? A systematic review Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2010 DARE.

279. Group cognitive behavioural treatment for low-back pain in primary care: a randomised controlled trial and cost-effectiveness analysis

Group cognitive behavioural treatment for low-back pain in primary care: a randomised controlled trial and cost-effectiveness analysis Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2010 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

280. Comparison of the effectiveness of three manual physical therapy techniques in a subgroup of patients with low back pain who satisfy a clinical prediction rule: a randomized clinical trial (Abstract)

Comparison of the effectiveness of three manual physical therapy techniques in a subgroup of patients with low back pain who satisfy a clinical prediction rule: a randomized clinical trial Randomized clinical trial.The purpose of this randomized clinical trial was to examine the generalizability of 3 different manual therapy techniques in a patient population with low back pain that satisfy a clinical prediction rule (CPR).Recently a CPR that identifies patients with LBP who are likely (...) to respond rapidly and dramatically to thrust manipulation has been developed and validated. The generalizability of the CPR requires further investigation.A total of 112 patients were enrolled in the trial and provided demographic information and completed a number of self-report questionnaires including the Oswestry Disability Questionnaire (ODQ) and the Numerical Pain Rating Scale (NPRS) at baseline, 1-week, 4-weeks, and 6-months. Patients were randomly assigned to receive 1 of the 3 manual therapy

2009 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain