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Management of Acute Low Back Pain in Adults

Mar 01, 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).

Non-specific Low Back Pain

Dec 01, 2017 / CPG

This guideline provides recommendations related to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with nonspecific low back pain.

Nonpharmacologic Therapies for Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review for an American College of Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline

Feb 14, 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.

American Osteopathic Association Guidelines for Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) For Patients With Low Back Pain

Aug 01, 2016 / CPG

Recommendations on the use of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) in the care of patients with low back pain.

Low Back Pain Medical Treatment Guidelines

Mar 30, 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.

Low Back Pain and Sciatica in Over 16s: Assessment and Management [NICE NG59]

Nov 30, 2016 / CPG

Outlines physical, psychological, pharmacological and surgical treatments to help people manage their low back pain and sciatica in their daily life.

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

Apr 04, 2017 / CPG

Presentation of evidence and clinical recommendations on noninvasive methods (treatments other than surgery) for treating low back pain in adults.

CSM 2018: Low Back Pain Research

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.

Guideline for the Evidence-Informed Primary Care Management of Low Back Pain, Third Edition

Dec 01, 2015 / CPG

Recommendations to guide evidence-based decision making for patients with non-specific low back pain.

Modified Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire

Jun 17, 2013 / Test & Measure

Measures how back pain or leg pain has affected their ability to manage in everyday life.

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Traction, Mechanical (Lumbar)

Jan 03, 2020 / Clinical Review

Palmer E, Redavid L, Richman S
Subjects: Intervertebral Disk Displacement; Low Back Pain; Lumbar Vertebrae; Pain Measurement; Patient Safety; Physical Therapy; Physical Therapy Assessment; Spinal Diseases; Traction; Treatment Outcomes; Education, Continuing (Credit)

Back Pain: Low, Chronic and Exercise

Jul 05, 2019 / Clinical Review

Palmer E, Richman S
Subjects: Aerobic Exercises; Chronic Pain; Low Back Pain; Muscle Strengthening; Pain Measurement; Stretching; Therapeutic Exercise; Treatment Outcomes

Back Pain: Low, Acute

Mar 15, 2019 / Clinical Review

Dressendorfer R, Richman S
Subjects: Acute Disease; Balance, Postural; Functional Training; Heat-Cold Application; Low Back Pain; Muscle Strengthening; Pain Measurement; Patient Education; Therapeutic Exercise; Treatment Outcomes; Education, Continuing (Credit)