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381. 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.

382. 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.

383. 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.

384. Critical appraisal and comments on the 'Physiotherapy briefings for physicians. Low back pain study sparks discussions.'

Critical appraisal and comments on the 'Physiotherapy briefings for physicians. Low back pain study sparks discussions.' Critical appraisal and comments on the 'Physiotherapy briefings for physicians. Low back pain study sparks discussions.' Critical appraisal and comments on the 'Physiotherapy briefings for physicians. Low back pain study sparks discussions.' 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. Critical appraisal and comments on the 'Physiotherapy briefings for physicians. Low back pain study sparks discussions.' Richmond, BC: WorkSafe BC 2005: 14 Authors' objectives The purpose of this review is to conduct a critical appraisal of a leaflet entitled 'Physiotherapy briefings for physicians. Low back pain study sparks discussions', provided in the November 2004 issue 46

2005 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

385. Prescribing physiotherapy for low back pain

Prescribing physiotherapy for low back pain Prescribing physiotherapy for low back pain Prescribing physiotherapy for low back pain Haute Autorite de Sante/French National Authority for Health 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 Haute Autorite de Sante/French National Authority for Health. Prescribing physiotherapy for low (...) back pain. Paris: Haute Autorite de Sante (French National Authority for Health) (HAS) 2005: 61 Authors' objectives The aim of this report is to establish the number and frequency of physiotherapy sessions needed to treat acute and chronic low back pain and, if necessary, to update the relevant French guidelines. Authors' conclusions The experts stressed the need to: - improve communication between doctors and physiotherapists by the use of summary assessment forms and by ongoing education

2005 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

386. COX-2 inhibitors (etoricoxib) for the treatment of non-malignant chronic low back pain

COX-2 inhibitors (etoricoxib) for the treatment of non-malignant chronic low back pain COX-2 inhibitors (etoricoxib) for the treatment of non-malignant chronic low back pain COX-2 inhibitors (etoricoxib) for the treatment of non-malignant chronic low back pain Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research 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 Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research. COX-2 inhibitors (etoricoxib) for the treatment of non-malignant chronic low back pain. Edmonton: Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR). Technote TN 48. 2005 Authors' objectives

This study aims to assess the available evidence on the efficacy/effectiveness and safety of COX-2 inhibitors for the treatment of non-malignant chronic low back pain.

Authors' conclusions Evidence on the efficacy/effectiveness

2005 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

387. Intradiscal electrothermal therapy for discogenic low back pain

Intradiscal electrothermal therapy for discogenic low back pain Intradiscal electrothermal therapy for discogenic low back pain Intradiscal electrothermal therapy for discogenic low back pain Banken R 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 Banken R. Intradiscal electrothermal therapy for discogenic low back pain. Montreal: Agence (...) d'evaluation des technologies et des modes d'intervention en sante (AETMIS). AETMIS 05-02 RE. 2005 Authors' objectives This brief was prepared at the request of the Regie de l'assurance maladie du Quebec (RAMQ), which wanted to know if intradiscal electrothermal therapy for the treatment of chronic low back pain 'should still be considered experimental and, if so, what the prospects are of it becoming medically recognized'. The purpose of this assessment is therefore to determine if the currently available

2005 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

388. 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 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 Thomas K J, MacPherson H, Ratcliffe J, Thorpe L, Brazier J, Campbell M, et al 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 Thomas K J, MacPherson H, Ratcliffe J, Thorpe L, Brazier J, Campbell M, et al. Longer term clinical and economic benefits of offering acupuncture care to patients with chronic low back pain. Health Technology Assessment 2005; 9(32): 1-126 Authors' objectives The aim of this report was to test whether patients with persistent non-specific low back pain, when offered access

2005 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

389. Costs and outcomes of chiropractic treatment for low back pain

Costs and outcomes of chiropractic treatment for low back pain Costs and outcomes of chiropractic treatment for low back pain Costs and outcomes of chiropractic treatment for low back pain Brown A, Angus D, Chen S, Tang Z, Milne S, Pfaff J, Li H, Mensinkai S 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 Brown A, Angus D, Chen S, Tang Z (...) , Milne S, Pfaff J, Li H, Mensinkai S. Costs and outcomes of chiropractic treatment for low back pain. Ottawa: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA) 2005: 88 Authors' objectives The aim of this study was to review the clinical and economic implications of chiropractic care in the treatment of lower back pain (LBP). This report is intended to help decision makers who are involved in the provision of chiropractic services for LBP. Authors' conclusions Chiropractic care

2005 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

390. Meta-analysis: acupuncture for low back pain

Meta-analysis: acupuncture for low back pain Meta-analysis: acupuncture for low back pain Meta-analysis: acupuncture for low back pain Manheimer E, White A, Berman B, Forys K, Ernst E CRD summary This review assessed the effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of low back pain. The authors concluded that acupuncture was more effective in relieving chronic pain than sham acupuncture or no additional treatment, but not other active therapies. The review was reasonably well conducted (...) regarding the review methodology. However, the results and conclusions were based only on a subset of studies that met the inclusion criteria and, therefore, may not be reliable. Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of low back pain. Searching MEDLINE, the Cochrane CENTRAL Register, EMBASE, AMED, CINAHL, CISCOM and GERA were searched from inception to August 2004; the search terms were reported. The authors also handsearched the Journal of the Japan Society

2005 DARE.

391. Spa therapy for treating chronic low back pain

Spa therapy for treating chronic low back pain Spa therapy for treating chronic low back pain Spa therapy for treating chronic low back pain Pittler M H CRD summary This review assessed the effectiveness of spa therapy in the treatment of chronic lower back pain. The author concluded that there is limited evidence to suggest that spa therapy may be effective. Despite some concerns about the review methodology, the author's cautious conclusions would appear valid. Authors' objectives To evaluate (...) ). There was no statistically significant difference between treatments on the Schober Index (WMD 3.6 mm, 95% CI: -2.7, 9.8; n=442). No adverse effects were reported in the included studies. Authors' conclusions There is some hopeful evidence to suggest that spa therapy is effective for treating chronic low back pain. However, the data were limited and further research is required. CRD commentary This single author review addressed a clear research question that was defined in terms of the participants, study design

2005 DARE.

392. A meta-analytic review of surface electromyography among persons with low back pain and normal, healthy controls

A meta-analytic review of surface electromyography among persons with low back pain and normal, healthy controls 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.

2005 DARE.

393. Individual active treatment combined with group exercise for acute and subacute low back pain

Individual active treatment combined with group exercise for acute and subacute low back pain Individual active treatment combined with group exercise for acute and subacute low back pain Individual active treatment combined with group exercise for acute and subacute low back pain Wright A, Lloyd Davies A, Williams S, Ellis R, Strike P 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 study compared two fast-access interventions for managing simple low back pain. In one intervention, patients were provided with a back advice booklet (The Back Book) and received one session of advice, carrying on with their standard care as instructed by their general practitioners. In the other intervention, patients were provided

2005 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

394. 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

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 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.

2005 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

395. Cost-effectiveness of an active implementation strategy for the Dutch physiotherapy guideline for low back pain

Cost-effectiveness of an active implementation strategy for the Dutch physiotherapy guideline for low back pain Cost-effectiveness of an active implementation strategy for the Dutch physiotherapy guideline for low back pain Cost-effectiveness of an active implementation strategy for the Dutch physiotherapy guideline for low back pain Hoeijenbos M, Bekkering T, Lamers L, Hendriks E, van Tulder M, Koopmanschap M 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 An active strategy for implementation of an evidence-based physiotherapy guideline for non-specific low back pain was examined. This was compared with the standard method of dissemination. Under the active implementation strategy, two training sessions were offered

2005 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

396. Cost-effectiveness of medical and chiropractic care for acute and chronic low back pain

Cost-effectiveness of medical and chiropractic care for acute and chronic low back pain Cost-effectiveness of medical and chiropractic care for acute and chronic low back pain Cost-effectiveness of medical and chiropractic care for acute and chronic low back pain Haas M, Sharma R, Stano M 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 Two treatments for patients with acute and chronic low-back pain (LBP) were examined. Chiropractic care consisted of spinal manipulation, physical modalities, an exercise plan and self-care education. Medical care included prescription drugs, an exercise plan and self-care advice, with some patients being also referred for physical therapy. Chronic LBP was defined as an episode of at least 7 weeks

2005 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

397. Cost-effectiveness of combined manipulation, stabilizing exercises, and physician consultation compared to physician consultation alone for chronic low back pain: a prospective randomized trial with 2-year follow-up

Cost-effectiveness of combined manipulation, stabilizing exercises, and physician consultation compared to physician consultation alone for chronic low back pain: a prospective randomized trial with 2-year follow-up Cost-effectiveness of combined manipulation, stabilizing exercises, and physician consultation compared to physician consultation alone for chronic low back pain: a prospective randomized trial with 2-year follow-up Cost-effectiveness of combined manipulation, stabilizing exercises (...) , and physician consultation compared to physician consultation alone for chronic low back pain: a prospective randomized trial with 2-year follow-up Niemisto L, Rissanen P, Sarna S, Lahtinen Suopanki T, Lindgren K A, Hurri 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

2005 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

398. Does early magnetic resonance imaging influence management or improve outcome in patients referred to secondary care with low back pain? A pragmatic randomised controlled trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Does early magnetic resonance imaging influence management or improve outcome in patients referred to secondary care with low back pain? A pragmatic randomised controlled trial Does early magnetic resonance imaging influence management or improve outcome in patients referred to secondary care with low back pain? A pragmatic randomised controlled trial Journals Library An error has occurred in processing the XML document An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again

2004 NIHR HTA programme

399. Neuroreflexotherapy for non-specific low-back pain. (Abstract)

Neuroreflexotherapy for non-specific low-back pain. Among the wide range of therapeutic alternatives proposed for the management of low-back pain (LBP), a less widely used technique from Spain, called neuroreflexotherapy (NRT) has claimed to show very favourable results, mainly in patients with chronic low-back pain.The aim of this review was to systematically assess the effectiveness of NRT for the treatment of non-specific LBP in adult patients, aged 16 to 65 years. A secondary objective (...) trials; in one trial, resource utilization was measured after one year. Individuals who received active NRT showed statistically significantly better outcomes than the control groups for measures of pain, degree of mobility, disability, medication use, consumption of resources and costs. No significant differences were observed for quality of life measures. Side effects were more frequently reported in the control groups during short-term follow-up, with no major side effects reported by those

2004 Cochrane

400. Prolotherapy injections for chronic low-back pain. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Prolotherapy injections for chronic low-back pain. Prolotherapy is an injection-based treatment for chronic low-back pain. Proponents of prolotherapy suggest that some back pain stems from weakened or damaged ligaments. Repeatedly injecting them with irritant solutions is believed to strengthen the ligaments and reduce pain and disability. Prolotherapy protocols usually include co-interventions to enhance the effectiveness of the injections.To determine the efficacy of prolotherapy injections (...) in adults with chronic low-back pain.We searched CENTRAL (2004, issue 1), MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL and Science Citation Index from their respective beginnings to January 2004, with no restrictions on language. We consulted content experts to ensure we had not missed any references.Randomised and quasi-randomised controlled trials comparing prolotherapy injections to control injections, either alone or in combination with other treatments, were included. Studies had to include measures of pain

2004 Cochrane