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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).
Dec 01, 2017 / CPG
This guideline provides recommendations related to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with nonspecific low back pain.
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.
Aug 01, 2016 / CPG
Recommendations on the use of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) in the care of patients with low back pain.
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.
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.
Apr 04, 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.
Dec 01, 2015 / CPG
Recommendations to guide evidence-based decision making for patients with non-specific low back pain.
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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Jan 03, 2020 / Clinical Review
Palmer E, Redavid L, Richman SSubjects: 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)
Jul 05, 2019 / Clinical Review
Palmer E, Richman SSubjects: Aerobic Exercises; Chronic Pain; Low Back Pain; Muscle Strengthening; Pain Measurement; Stretching; Therapeutic Exercise; Treatment Outcomes
Mar 15, 2019 / Clinical Review
Dressendorfer R, Richman SSubjects: 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)