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321. How many days of bed rest for acute low back pain? A randomized clinical trial.

How many days of bed rest for acute low back pain? A randomized clinical trial. 2945109 1986 11 13 1986 11 13 2007 11 15 0028-4793 315 17 1986 Oct 23 The New England journal of medicine N. Engl. J. Med. How many days of bed rest for acute low back pain? A randomized clinical trial. 1064-70 Bed rest is usually recommended for acute low back pain. Although the optimal duration of bed rest is uncertain, a given prescription may directly affect the number of days lost from work or other activities (...) . In a randomized trial, we compared the consequences of recommending two days of bed rest (Group I) with those of recommending seven days (Group II). The subjects were 203 walk-in patients with mechanical low back pain; 78 percent had acute pain (less than or equal to 30 days), and none had marked neurologic deficits. Follow-up data were obtained at three weeks (93 percent) and three months (88 percent). Although compliance with the recommendation of bed rest was variable, patients randomly assigned to Group I