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Feb 29, 2020 / CPG
Guideline recommends assessment, diagnosis and treatment interventions for the management of acute low back pain in adults (low back pain present for up to 6 weeks).
Nov 30, 2017 / CPG
This guideline provides recommendations related to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with nonspecific low back pain.
Feb 13, 2017 / CPG
Focuses on the short term effects on pain associated with several nonpharmacologic therapies for chronic low back pain and provides new evidence on mind–body interventions.
Nov 29, 2016 / CPG
Outlines physical, psychological, pharmacological and surgical treatments to help people manage their low back pain and sciatica in their daily life.
Jul 31, 2016 / CPG
Recommendations on the use of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) in the care of patients with low back pain.
Mar 29, 2014 / CPG
Although the primary purposes of this document are advisory and educational, these guidelines are enforceable under the Workers’ Compensation Rules of Procedure, 7 CCR 1101-3.
Apr 3, 2017 / CPG
Presentation of evidence and clinical recommendations on noninvasive methods (treatments other than surgery) for treating low back pain in adults.
Mar 19, 2018 / Podcast
Kenneth Harwood, PT, PhD, discusses research that studies whether unrestricted direct access to physical therapist services lowers utilization and health care costs for people with low back pain.
Nov 30, 2015 / CPG
Recommendations to guide evidence-based decision making for patients with non-specific low back pain.
Jun 16, 2013 / Test & Measure
Measures how back pain or leg pain has affected their ability to manage in everyday life.
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Dec 18, 2016 / Reference
Pettersen, Karen, Edwards, David S.Subjects: Pain & anesthesia
Sep 27, 2020 / Reference
Burch, Jane, Ahn, Jaimo
May 23, 2018 / Reference
Edwards, David S., Pettersen, KarenSubjects: Rheumatology