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361. Non-rigid stabilisation procedures for the treatment of low back pain

Non-rigid stabilisation procedures for the treatment of low back pain Non-rigid stabilisation procedures for the treatment of low back pain Non-rigid stabilisation procedures for the treatment of low back pain National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence 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 National Institute for Health and Clinical (...) Excellence. Non-rigid stabilisation procedures for the treatment of low back pain. London: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). Interventional Procedure Guidance 183. 2006 Authors' objectives This study aims to assess the current evidence on non-rigid stabilisation procedures for the treatment of low back pain. Authors' conclusions 1 Guidance 1.1 Limited evidence suggests that non-rigid stabilisation procedures for the treatment of low back pain provide clinical benefit

2006 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

362. The McKenzie method for low back pain: a systematic review of the literature with a meta-analysis approach

The McKenzie method for low back pain: a systematic review of the literature with a meta-analysis approach 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.

2006 DARE.

363. Reliability of procedures used in the physical examination of non-specific low back pain: a systematic review

Reliability of procedures used in the physical examination of non-specific low back pain: a systematic review Reliability of procedures used in the physical examination of non-specific low back pain: a systematic review Reliability of procedures used in the physical examination of non-specific low back pain: a systematic review May S, Littlewood C, Bishop A CRD summary The authors concluded that there were low levels of agreement between professionals about findings from most commonly used (...) physical examination procedures used to assess patients with non-specific low-back pain. There were limitations to this review but, overall, the authors' conclusions are likely to be reliable. Authors' objectives To determine the reliability of different physical examination procedures used to assess patients with non-specific low-back pain. Searching MEDLINE, PEDro, AMED, EMBASE, CINAHL and the Cochrane Library were searched from inception to August 2005 for studies reported in English; the search

2006 DARE.

364. Pragmatic randomized trial evaluating the clinical and economic effectiveness of acupuncture for chronic low back pain

Pragmatic randomized trial evaluating the clinical and economic effectiveness of acupuncture for chronic low back pain 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.

2006 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

365. A randomised controlled trial of acupuncture care for persistent low back pain: cost effectiveness analysis

A randomised controlled trial of acupuncture care for persistent low back pain: 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.

2006 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

366. Cost-utility analysis of physiotherapy treatment compared with physiotherapy advice in low back pain

Cost-utility analysis of physiotherapy treatment compared with physiotherapy advice in low back pain 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.

2006 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

367. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of adding a cognitive behavioral treatment to the rehabilitation of chronic low back pain

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of adding a cognitive behavioral treatment to the rehabilitation of chronic low back pain Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of adding a cognitive behavioral treatment to the rehabilitation of chronic low back pain Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of adding a cognitive behavioral treatment to the rehabilitation of chronic low back pain Schweikert B, Jacobi E, Seitz R, Cziske R, Ehlert A, Knab J, Leidl R Record Status This is a critical abstract (...) of the treatment. Source of funding Supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the Federation of the German Pension Insurance Institutes. Bibliographic details Schweikert B, Jacobi E, Seitz R, Cziske R, Ehlert A, Knab J, Leidl R. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of adding a cognitive behavioral treatment to the rehabilitation of chronic low back pain. Journal of Rheumatology 2006; 33(12): 2519-2526 PubMedID Other publications of related interest Because readers are likely

2006 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

368. Does the evidence for spinal manipulation translate into better outcomes in routine clinical care for patients with occupational low back pain: a case-control study

Does the evidence for spinal manipulation translate into better outcomes in routine clinical care for patients with occupational low back pain: a case-control study Does the evidence for spinal manipulation translate into better outcomes in routine clinical care for patients with occupational low back pain: a case-control study Does the evidence for spinal manipulation translate into better outcomes in routine clinical care for patients with occupational low back pain: a case-control study (...) Fritz J M, Brennan G P, Leaman H 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. Health technology The authors studied thrust manipulation, defined as a high-velocity thrust procedure, for low-back pain (LBP). They compared this health technology

2006 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

369. Acupuncture was better than no acupuncture but did not differ from minimal (sham) acupuncture for chronic low back pain at 8 weeks

Acupuncture was better than no acupuncture but did not differ from minimal (sham) acupuncture for chronic low back pain at 8 weeks Acupuncture was better than no acupuncture but did not differ from minimal (sham) acupuncture for chronic low back pain at 8 weeks | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our (...) . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Acupuncture was better than no acupuncture but did not differ from minimal (sham) acupuncture for chronic low back pain at 8 weeks

2006 Evidence-Based Nursing

370. Review: spinal manipulative therapy is not better than standard treatments for low back pain Full Text available with Trip Pro

Review: spinal manipulative therapy is not better than standard treatments for low back pain Review: spinal manipulative therapy is not better than standard treatments for low back pain | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts (...) OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Review: spinal manipulative therapy is not better than standard treatments for low back pain Article Text Therapeutics Review: spinal manipulative therapy is not better than standard treatments for low

2005 Evidence-Based Medicine

371. Longer term clinical and economic benefits of offering acupuncture care to patients with chronic low back pain Full Text available with Trip Pro

Longer term clinical and economic benefits of offering acupuncture care to patients with chronic low back pain Longer term clinical and economic benefits of offering acupuncture care to patients with chronic low back pain Journals Library An error has occurred in processing the XML document An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation (...) or try a website search above to find the information you need. >> >> >> >> Issue {{metadata .Issue }} Toolkit 1)"> 0)"> 1)"> {{metadata.Title}} {{metadata.Headline}} Study found that acupuncture care was significantly more effective than usual care in reducing bodily pain associated with persistent non-specific low back pain at a 24-month follow-up and is likely to be considered cost-effective by commissioners. {{author}} {{($index An error has occurred in processing the XML document An error has

2005 NIHR HTA programme

372. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for chronic low-back pain. (Abstract)

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for chronic low-back pain. Chronic low-back pain (LBP) affects a significant proportion of the population. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) was introduced more than 30 years ago as an adjunct to the pharmacological management of pain. However, despite its widespread use, the usefulness of TENS in chronic LBP is still controversial.The aim of this systematic review was to determine the effectiveness of TENS in the management (...) effectiveness of TENS. Special attention should be given to the risks and benefits of long-term use, which more appropriately addresses the realities of managing chronic low-back pain.

2005 Cochrane

373. Medium firm mattresses reduced pain related disability more than firm mattresses in chronic, non-specific low back pain Full Text available with Trip Pro

Medium firm mattresses reduced pain related disability more than firm mattresses in chronic, non-specific low back pain Medium firm mattresses reduced pain related disability more than firm mattresses in chronic, non-specific low back pain | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your (...) username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Medium firm mattresses reduced pain related disability more than firm mattresses in chronic, non-specific low back pain Article Text Therapeutics Medium

2005 Evidence-Based Medicine

374. Lumbar fusion did not differ from cognitive therapy plus exercise for reducing disability and pain in chronic low back pain Full Text available with Trip Pro

Lumbar fusion did not differ from cognitive therapy plus exercise for reducing disability and pain in chronic low back pain Lumbar fusion did not differ from cognitive therapy plus exercise for reducing disability and pain in chronic low back pain | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log (...) in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Lumbar fusion did not differ from cognitive therapy plus exercise for reducing disability and pain in chronic low back pain Article Text

2005 Evidence-Based Medicine

375. Should treatment of (sub)acute low back pain be aimed at psychosocial prognostic factors? Cluster randomised clinical trial in general practice. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Should treatment of (sub)acute low back pain be aimed at psychosocial prognostic factors? Cluster randomised clinical trial in general practice. To compare the effects of a minimal intervention strategy aimed at assessment and modification of psychosocial prognostic factors and usual care for treatment of (sub)acute low back pain in general practice.Cluster randomised clinical trial.60 general practitioners in 41 general practices.314 patients with non-specific low back pain of less than 12 (...) weeks' duration, recruited by their general practitioner.In the minimal intervention strategy group the general practitioner explored the presence of psychosocial prognostic factors, discussed these factors, set specific goals for reactivation, and provided an educational booklet. The consultation took about 20 minutes. Usual care was not standardised.Functional disability (Roland-Morris disability questionnaire), perceived recovery, and sick leave because of low back pain assessed at baseline

2005 BMJ Controlled trial quality: uncertain

376. Surgical stabilisation of the spine compared with a programme of intensive rehabilitation for the management of patients with chronic low back pain: cost utility analysis based on a randomised controlled trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Surgical stabilisation of the spine compared with a programme of intensive rehabilitation for the management of patients with chronic low back pain: cost utility analysis based on a randomised controlled trial. To determine whether, from a health provider and patient perspective, surgical stabilisation of the spine is cost effective when compared with an intensive programme of rehabilitation in patients with chronic low back pain.Economic evaluation alongside a pragmatic randomised controlled (...) trial.Secondary care.349 patients randomised to surgery (n = 176) or to an intensive rehabilitation programme (n = 173) from 15 centres across the United Kingdom between June 1996 and February 2002.Costs related to back pain and incurred by the NHS and patients up to 24 months after randomisation. Return to paid employment and total hours worked. Patient utility as estimated by using the EuroQol EQ-5D questionnaire at several time points and used to calculate quality adjusted life years (QALYs). Cost

2005 BMJ Controlled trial quality: predicted high

377. Randomised controlled trial to compare surgical stabilisation of the lumbar spine with an intensive rehabilitation programme for patients with chronic low back pain: the MRC spine stabilisation trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Randomised controlled trial to compare surgical stabilisation of the lumbar spine with an intensive rehabilitation programme for patients with chronic low back pain: the MRC spine stabilisation trial. To assess the clinical effectiveness of surgical stabilisation (spinal fusion) compared with intensive rehabilitation for patients with chronic low back pain.Multicentre randomised controlled trial.15 secondary care orthopaedic and rehabilitation centres across the United Kingdom.349 participants (...) aged 18-55 with chronic low back pain of at least one year's duration who were considered candidates for spinal fusion.Lumbar spine fusion or an intensive rehabilitation programme based on principles of cognitive behaviour therapy.The primary outcomes were the Oswestry disability index and the shuttle walking test measured at baseline and two years after randomisation. The SF-36 instrument was used as a secondary outcome measure.176 participants were assigned to surgery and 173 to rehabilitation

2005 BMJ Controlled trial quality: predicted high

378. Surface electromyography for evaluation of low back pain

Surface electromyography for evaluation of low back pain Surface electromyography for evaluation of low back pain Surface electromyography for evaluation of low back pain HAYES, Inc. 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 HAYES, Inc.. Surface electromyography for evaluation of low back pain. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Directory Publication. 2005 Authors (...) , orthopedics, psychology, and neurology. Final publication URL The report may be purchased from: Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Electromyography /methods; Low Back Pain /diagnosis; Pain Measurement 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: hayesinfo@hayesinc.com

2005 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

379. Chiropractic treatment for low back pain

Chiropractic treatment for low back pain Chiropractic treatment for low back pain Chiropractic treatment for 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 Chiropractic treatment for low back pain. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Directory Publication. 2005 Authors' objectives Chiropractic treatment strives to alleviate lower back pain (LBP) by correcting (...) in proper back care. Final publication URL The report may be purchased from: Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Low Back Pain /therapy; Manipulation, Chiropractic 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: hayesinfo@hayesinc.com AccessionNumber 32006000927 Date

2005 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

380. Vertebral axial decompression for low back pain

Vertebral axial decompression for low back pain Vertebral axial decompression for low back pain Vertebral axial decompression for low back pain WCB Evidence Based Practice Group 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 WCB Evidence Based Practice Group. Vertebral axial decompression for low back pain. WorkSafe BC. 2005 Authors' objectives The purpose (...) of this review is to conduct a systematic review on the effectiveness of vertebral axial decompression (VAX-D) in treating low back pain associated with lumbar disc herniation, degenerative disc disease, posterior facet syndrome, sciatica or radiculopathy. Authors' conclusions VAX-D system is a specialized table and computer designed to apply distractive tension along the axis of the spine. The VAX-D system is promoted to alleviate pain and neurological deficits associated with nerve root compression

2005 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.