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181. Post-treatment exercises effective for prevention of recurrences of low-back pain

Post-treatment exercises effective for prevention of recurrences of low-back pain PEARLS Practical Evidence About Real Life Situations PEARLS are succinct summaries of Cochrane Systematic Reviews for primary care practitioners. They Post-treatment exercises effective for prevention of recurrences of low- back pain Clinical question How effective are exercises for prevention of recurrences of low-back pain? Bottom line There was moderate quality evidence post-treatment exercises (provided (...) to patients after their regular treatment for an episode of low-back pain had been finished) were more effective than no intervention for reducing the rate of recurrences at 1 year. There was moderate quality evidence from 2 studies that the number of recurrences was significantly reduced at 6 months to 2 years' follow-up. There was very low quality evidence the days on sick leave were reduced by post- treatment exercises at 6 months to 2 years' follow-up. There was conflicting evidence

Cochrane PEARLS2012

182. Radiofrequency ablation for low back pain

Radiofrequency ablation for low back pain Radiofrequency ablation for low back pain Radiofrequency ablation for low back pain Steadman R, Sevick L, Lorenzetti D, MacKean G, Noseworthy T, Rose S, Clement F 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 Steadman R, Sevick L, Lorenzetti D, MacKean G, Noseworthy T, Rose S, Clement F (...) . Radiofrequency ablation for low back pain. Calgary: HTA Unit, University of Calgary 2012 Authors' conclusions The use of RFA for all back pain has dramatically increased in Alberta between 2005 and 2011 indicating the popularity of the procedure in mitigating chronic back pain. The volume of patients seeking RFA treatment for CLBP has contributed to long waitlists, but not all patients with CLBP are good candidates for the procedure. Key informants have suggested that Alberta needs a more comprehensive

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2012

183. The effects of core and lower extremity strengthening on pregnancy-related low back and pelvic girdle pain: a systematic review

The effects of core and lower extremity strengthening on pregnancy-related low back and pelvic girdle pain: a systematic review The effects of core and lower extremity strengthening on pregnancy-related low back and pelvic girdle pain: a systematic review The effects of core and lower extremity strengthening on pregnancy-related low back and pelvic girdle pain: a systematic review Lillios S, Young J CRD summary This review concluded that most studies reported a reduction in pain with exercise (...) , but there was insufficient evidence to support exercise as the standard treatment for pregnancy-related back pain and pelvic girdle pain. These conclusions reflect the evidence presented, but the limitations of the methods and reporting mean that the conclusions may not be wholly reliable. Authors' objectives To determine the effects of core stability and lower extremity strengthening exercise on pregnancy-related low back pain and pelvic girdle pain. Searching Five databases (including MEDLINE

DARE.2012

184. Ozone therapy as a treatment for low back pain secondary to herniated disc: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Ozone therapy as a treatment for low back pain secondary to herniated disc: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Ozone therapy as a treatment for low back pain secondary to herniated disc: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Ozone therapy as a treatment for low back pain secondary to herniated disc: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Magalhaes FN, Dotta L, Sasse A, Teixera MJ, Fonoff ET CRD (...) summary This review concluded that percutaneous ozone therapy for treatment of chronic low back pain appeared to yield positive results and low morbidity rates. These conclusions accurately reflect the findings of the included evidence but the evidence consisted of a small number of studies with several methodological limitations. Authors' objectives To evaluate percutaneous injection of ozone for low back pain secondary to disc herniation. Searching PubMed, EMBASE, The Cochrane Library, DARE and HTA

DARE.2012

185. The effectiveness of lumbar interlaminar epidural injections in managing chronic low back and lower extremity pain

The effectiveness of lumbar interlaminar epidural injections in managing chronic low back and lower extremity pain The effectiveness of lumbar interlaminar epidural injections in managing chronic low back and lower extremity pain The effectiveness of lumbar interlaminar epidural injections in managing chronic low back and lower extremity pain Benyamin RM, Manchikanti L, Parr AT, Diwan S, Singh V, Falco FJ, Datta S, Abdi S, Hirsch JA CRD summary The review concluded that the strength of evidence (...) for the effectiveness of lumbar interlaminar epidural injections under fluoroscopy for managing chronic low back and lower extremity pain varied by condition, but it was overall more successful with local anaesthetic plus steroids. Evidence, study quality and review process limitations imply the authors' conclusions may not be reliable. Authors' objectives To evaluate the effectiveness of lumbar interlaminar epidural injections in managing chronic low back pain and lower extremity pain resulting from disc

DARE.2012

186. Systematic review and meta-analysis: High-quality evidence that spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low back pain has a small, short-term greater effect on pain and functional status compared with other interventions

Systematic review and meta-analysis: High-quality evidence that spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low back pain has a small, short-term greater effect on pain and functional status compared with other interventions High-quality evidence that spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low back pain has a small, short-term greater effect on pain and functional status compared with other interventions | Evidence-Based Medicine This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you (...) are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here High-quality evidence that spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low back pain has a small, short-term

Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)2012

187. Oral opioid analgesics vs spinal steroid injections in the treatment of low back pain syndromes

Oral opioid analgesics vs spinal steroid injections in the treatment of low back pain syndromes Oral opioid analgesics vs spinal steroid injections in the treatment of low back pain syndromes Oral opioid analgesics vs spinal steroid injections in the treatment of low back pain syndromes Nampiaparampil DE, Nampiaparampil GM, Nampiaparampil RG CRD summary This review found that opioid therapy and percutaneous spinal steroid injections were both helpful for low back pain and disability but high (...) drop-out rates precluded conclusions about opioid therapy for chronic low back pain. The cautious conclusion reflects problems with the evidence but its reliability is limited by a lack of detail on review methods and study quality. Authors' objectives To evaluate outcomes and adverse effects of oral opioid analgesics and spinal steroid injections in the treatment of low back pain syndromes. Searching Ten databases including MEDLINE, EMBASE and clinical trials registries were searched without

DARE.2012

188. Effectiveness of physical therapist administered spinal manipulation for the treatment of low back pain: a systematic review of the literature

Effectiveness of physical therapist administered spinal manipulation for the treatment of low back pain: a systematic review of the literature Effectiveness of physical therapist administered spinal manipulation for the treatment of low back pain: a systematic review of the literature Effectiveness of physical therapist administered spinal manipulation for the treatment of low back pain: a systematic review of the literature Kuczynski JJ, Schwieterman B, Columber K, Knupp D, Shaub L, Cook CE (...) CRD summary The review concluded that physical therapy spinal manipulation appeared to be a safe intervention that improved clinical outcomes for patients with low back pain. These conclusions may not be reliable due to some review limitations. Authors' objectives To examine the effectiveness of physical therapy spinal manipulations for the treatment of patients with low back pain. Searching PubMed, CINAHL, SPORTDiscus, ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source, Scopus and Cochrane Central Register

DARE.2012

189. Sacroiliac joint fusion for the treatment of adult low back pain

Sacroiliac joint fusion for the treatment of adult low back pain Sacroiliac joint fusion for the treatment of adult low back pain Sacroiliac joint fusion for the treatment of adult 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 Sacroiliac joint fusion for the treatment of adult low back pain. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Healthcare Technology Brief (...) Publication. 2012 Authors' conclusions Low back pain (LBP) is a significant health problem and one of the leading reasons for physician visits in the United States. The lifetime prevalence of LBP for adults in the United States is between 60% and 80%. In most cases, LBP is temporary and can be relieved through rest and conservative therapies such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxants, and an appropriate exercise program. However, for 5% to 10% of patients, LBP becomes a chronic

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2012

190. Individual participant data (IPD) of mechanical workplace risk factors and low back pain with assessment of confounding and heterogeneity of effect measures

Individual participant data (IPD) of mechanical workplace risk factors and low back pain with assessment of confounding and heterogeneity of effect measures Individual participant data (IPD) of mechanical workplace risk factors and low back pain with assessment of confounding and heterogeneity of effect measures | SCPHRP Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy Publication Information Date of Publication 01/02/2012 Link and The . SCPHRP is located within . Copyright © 2017

Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy2012

191. Aerobic exercise training in addition to conventional physiotherapy for chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial

Aerobic exercise training in addition to conventional physiotherapy for chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial 21839983 2011 10 03 2011 12 05 2015 11 19 1532-821X 92 10 2011 Oct Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation Arch Phys Med Rehabil Aerobic exercise training in addition to conventional physiotherapy for chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial. 1681-5 10.1016/j.apmr.2011.05.003 To examine the effect of adding aerobic exercise to conventional (...) physiotherapy treatment for patients with chronic low back pain (LBP) in reducing pain and disability. Randomized controlled trial. A physiotherapy outpatient setting in Hong Kong. Patients with chronic LBP (N=46) were recruited and randomly assigned to either a control (n=22) or an intervention (n=24) group. An 8-week intervention; both groups received conventional physiotherapy with additional individually tailored aerobic exercise prescribed only to the intervention group. Visual analog pain scale

EvidenceUpdates2012

192. A randomized controlled trial of the effects of muscle stretching, manual therapy and steroid injections in addition to `stay active` care on health-related quality of life in acute or subacute low back pain

A randomized controlled trial of the effects of muscle stretching, manual therapy and steroid injections in addition to `stay active` care on health-related quality of life in acute or subacute low back pain 21831926 2011 11 10 2012 03 20 2011 11 10 1477-0873 25 11 2011 Nov Clinical rehabilitation Clin Rehabil A randomized controlled trial of the effects of muscle stretching, manual therapy and steroid injections in addition to 'stay active' care on health-related quality of life in acute (...) or subacute low back pain. 999-1010 10.1177/0269215511403512 To evaluate the health-related quality of life effects of muscle stretching, manual therapy and steroid injections in addition to 'stay active' care in acute or subacute low back pain patients. A randomized, controlled trial during 10 weeks with four treatment groups. Nine primary health care and one outpatient orthopaedic hospital department. One hundred and sixty patients with acute or subacute low back pain. Ten weeks of 'stay active' care

EvidenceUpdates2012

194. A systematic review on the effectiveness of pharmacological interventions for chronic non-specific low-back pain

A systematic review on the effectiveness of pharmacological interventions for chronic non-specific low-back pain A systematic review on the effectiveness of pharmacological interventions for chronic non-specific low-back pain A systematic review on the effectiveness of pharmacological interventions for chronic non-specific low-back pain Kuijpers T, van Middelkoop M, Rubinstein SM, Ostelo R, Verhagen A, Koes BW, van Tulder MW CRD summary This generally well-conducted review concluded (...) that there was low quality evidence that opioids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs reduced pain compared with placebo in patients with non-specific chronic low-back pain; opioids also improved function in the short-term (up to three months). The authors’ conclusions are suitably cautious and appropriately acknowledge the limitations in the evidence base. Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of pharmacological agents for non-specific chronic low-back pain. Searching MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL

DARE.2011

195. Sacroiliac joint fusion for treatment of adult low back pain

Sacroiliac joint fusion for treatment of adult low back pain Sacroiliac joint fusion for treatment of adult low back pain Sacroiliac joint fusion for treatment of adult 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 Sacroiliac joint fusion for treatment of adult low back pain. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Healthcare Technology Brief Publication. 2011 (...) Authors' objectives

Low back pain (LBP) is a significant health problem and one of the leading reasons for physician visits in the United States. The lifetime prevalence of LBP for adults in the United States is between 60% and 80%. In most cases, LBP is temporary and can be relieved through rest and conservative
therapies such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxants, and an appropriate exercise program. However, for 5% to 10% of patients, LBP becomes a chronic and disabling

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2011

196. eXtreme lateral interbody fusion (XLIF, NuVasive Inc.) for treatment of chronic low back pain

eXtreme lateral interbody fusion (XLIF, NuVasive Inc.) for treatment of chronic low back pain eXtreme lateral interbody fusion (XLIF; NuVasive Inc.) for treatment of chronic low back pain eXtreme lateral interbody fusion (XLIF; NuVasive Inc.) for treatment of chronic 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 eXtreme lateral interbody fusion (...) (XLIF; NuVasive Inc.) for treatment of chronic low back pain. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Healthcare Technology Brief Publication. 2011 Authors' objectives

Low back pain affects the majority of the U.S. population at some point in their lives. In most cases low back pain can be treated without surgery, but when conservative management fails, surgery may be required. Lumbar interbody fusion is frequently used to treat spinal degenerative conditions
with the goal of relieving pain associated

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2011

197. Cooled radiofrequency denervation of the sacroiliac joint (pain management sInergy system, Baylis Medical Co. Inc.) for treatment of chronic low back pain

Cooled radiofrequency denervation of the sacroiliac joint (pain management sInergy system, Baylis Medical Co. Inc.) for treatment of chronic low back pain Cooled radiofrequency denervation of the sacroiliac joint (pain management sInergy system, Baylis Medical Co. Inc.) for treatment of chronic low back pain Cooled radiofrequency denervation of the sacroiliac joint (pain management sInergy system, Baylis Medical Co. Inc.) for treatment of chronic 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. Report may be purchased from . Citation Cooled radiofrequency denervation of the sacroiliac joint (pain management sInergy system, Baylis Medical Co. Inc.) for treatment of chronic low back pain. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Healthcare Technology Brief Publication. 2011 Authors' objectives Low back pain affects the majority of the U.S. population at some point

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2011

198. Non-specific low back pain.

Non-specific low back pain. Non-specific low back pain has become a major public health problem worldwide. The lifetime prevalence of low back pain is reported to be as high as 84%, and the prevalence of chronic low back pain is about 23%, with 11-12% of the population being disabled by low back pain. Mechanical factors, such as lifting and carrying, probably do not have a major pathogenic role, but genetic constitution is important. History taking and clinical examination are included in most (...) diagnostic guidelines, but the use of clinical imaging for diagnosis should be restricted. The mechanism of action of many treatments is unclear, and effect sizes of most treatments are low. Both patient preferences and clinical evidence should be taken into account for pain management, but generally self-management, with appropriate support, is recommended and surgery and overtreatment should be avoided. Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Lancet2011

199. Supervised exercise, spinal manipulation, and home exercise for chronic low back pain: a randomized clinical trial

Supervised exercise, spinal manipulation, and home exercise for chronic low back pain: a randomized clinical trial 21622028 2011 08 08 2011 12 15 2012 01 26 1878-1632 11 7 2011 Jul The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society Spine J Supervised exercise, spinal manipulation, and home exercise for chronic low back pain: a randomized clinical trial. 585-98 10.1016/j.spinee.2011.01.036 Several conservative therapies have been shown to be beneficial in the treatment (...) of chronic low back pain (CLBP), including different forms of exercise and spinal manipulative therapy (SMT). The efficacy of less time-consuming and less costly self-care interventions, for example, home exercise, remains inconclusive in CLBP populations. The purpose of this study was to assess the relative efficacy of supervised exercise, spinal manipulation, and home exercise for the treatment of CLBP. An observer-blinded and mixed-method randomized clinical trial conducted in a university research

EvidenceUpdates2011

200. Efficacy of trunk balance exercises for individuals with chronic low back pain: a randomized clinical trial

Efficacy of trunk balance exercises for individuals with chronic low back pain: a randomized clinical trial 21654092 2011 08 02 2011 12 12 2011 08 02 1938-1344 41 8 2011 Aug The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy J Orthop Sports Phys Ther Efficacy of trunk balance exercises for individuals with chronic low back pain: a randomized clinical trial. 542-52 10.2519/jospt.2011.3413 Randomized clinical trial. To determine the efficacy of trunk balance exercises for individuals (...) with chronic low back pain. The majority of exercises focusing on restoring lumbopelvic stability propose targeting the feedforward control of the lumbopelvic region. Less attention has been paid to feedback control during balance adjustments. Seventy-nine patients were randomly allocated to 2 different groups. The experimental group performed trunk balance exercises in addition to standard trunk flexibility exercises. The control group performed strengthening exercises in addition to the same standard

EvidenceUpdates2011