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101. Sterile water injections for acute low back pain

Sterile water injections for acute low back pain Sterile water injections for acute low back pain – Morsels of Evidence \t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t \t\t\t\r\n\t\t\t Like this: Like Loading... ","author":{"@type":"Person","name":"Michael Tam"},"image":["https:\/\/evidencebasedmedicine.com.au\/wp-content\/uploads\/2016\/10\/cover-mo-oct2016-p62-3.png"]} Toggle search form Toggle navigation Evidence-based medicine for general practitioners Oct 10 2016 Sterile water injections for acute low back pain (...) By in , , Journal reference: Cui JZ, Geng ZS, Zhang YH, Feng JY, Zhu P, Zhang XB. Effects of intracutaneous injections of sterile water in patients with acute low back pain: a randomized, controlled, clinical trial. Braz J Med Biol Res 2016 Mar;49(3) Link: Published: March 2016 Evidence cookie says… Sterile water injections are of uncertain value in acute low back pain. Routine use of this intervention cannot be recommended based on a single study that has important threats to its internal validity. It may have

Morsels of Evidence2016

102. Sterile water injections for acute low back pain

Sterile water injections for acute low back pain Sterile water injections for acute low back pain » Morsels of Evidence Search Evidence based medicine for general practitioners « » Oct 10 Sterile water injections for acute low back pain Categories: , , by Journal reference: Cui JZ, Geng ZS, Zhang YH, Feng JY, Zhu P, Zhang XB. Effects of intracutaneous injections of sterile water in patients with acute low back pain: a randomized, controlled, clinical trial. Braz J Med Biol Res 2016 Mar;49(3 (...) ) Link: Published: March 2016 Evidence cookie says… Sterile water injections are of uncertain value in acute low back pain. Routine use of this intervention cannot be recommended based on a single study that has important threats to its internal validity. It may have a role in patients who consent after being informed to its uncertain value. Clinical scenario Ahmed, a 25-year-old builder recently presented with acute low back pain. I recalled a discussion on the GPs Down Under forum that lamented

Morsels of Evidence2016

103. Non-specific low back pain.

Non-specific low back pain. Non-specific low back pain affects people of all ages and is a leading contributor to disease burden worldwide. Management guidelines endorse triage to identify the rare cases of low back pain that are caused by medically serious pathology, and so require diagnostic work-up or specialist referral, or both. Because non-specific low back pain does not have a known pathoanatomical cause, treatment focuses on reducing pain and its consequences. Management consists (...) of education and reassurance, analgesic medicines, non-pharmacological therapies, and timely review. The clinical course of low back pain is often favourable, thus many patients require little if any formal medical care. Two treatment strategies are currently used, a stepped approach beginning with more simple care that is progressed if the patient does not respond, and the use of simple risk prediction methods to individualise the amount and type of care provided. The overuse of imaging, opioids

Lancet2016

104. The Diagnostic Accuracy of Gluteal Trigger Points to Differentiate Radicular From Nonradicular Low Back Pain

The Diagnostic Accuracy of Gluteal Trigger Points to Differentiate Radicular From Nonradicular Low Back Pain 26491935 2016 07 07 2016 07 07 1536-5409 32 8 2016 Aug The Clinical journal of pain Clin J Pain The Diagnostic Accuracy of Gluteal Trigger Points to Differentiate Radicular From Nonradicular Low Back Pain. 666-72 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000311 Low back pain (LBP) is highly prevalent and costly to the society. Previous studies have shown an association between radicular LBP and trigger (...) points (TrPs) in the superior-lateral quadrant of the gluteal area (GTrP). The objective of current study was to evaluate the diagnostic value of GTrP to predict nerve root involvement among patients with LBP. In a prospective, diagnostic accuracy study 325 consecutive patients with LBP were recruited. At first step, patients were evaluated for the presence or absence of the GTrP. A different investigator, blinded to the GTrP findings, then performed history taking and physical examination

EvidenceUpdates2016

105. Back schools for acute and subacute non-specific low-back pain.

Back schools for acute and subacute non-specific low-back pain. BACKGROUND: Since the introduction of the Swedish back school in 1969, back schools have frequently been used for treating people with low-back pain (LBP). However, the content of back schools has changed and appears to vary widely today. In this review we defined back school as a therapeutic programme given to groups of people, which includes both education and exercise. This is an update of a Cochrane review first published (...) in 1999, and updated in 2004. For this review update, we split the review into two distinct reviews which separated acute from chronic LBP. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effectiveness of back schools on pain and disability for people with acute or subacute non-specific LBP. We also examined the effect on work status and adverse events. SEARCH METHODS: We searched CENTRAL, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, PubMed and two clinical trials registers up to 4 August 2015. We also checked the reference lists

Cochrane2016

106. ReActiv8© implantable device for treating chronic low back pain

ReActiv8© implantable device for treating chronic low back pain ReActiv8® implantable device for treating chronic low back pain ReActiv8® implantable device for treating chronic low back pain NIHR HSRIC 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 NIHR HSRIC. ReActiv8® implantable device for treating chronic low back pain. Birmingham: NIHR Horizon Scanning (...) Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Humans; Low Back Pain; Pain Measurement; Prostheses and Implants Language Published English Country of organisation England English summary An English language summary is available. Address for correspondence NIHR Horizon Scanning Research&Intelligence Centre, University of Birmingham, Institute of Applied Health Research, Public Health building, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT Tel: 0121 414 9077 Email: nihrhsc@contacts.bham.ac.uk AccessionNumber 32016000482 Date

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2016

107. The Effectiveness of Mechanical Traction Among Subgroups of Patients With Low Back Pain and Leg Pain: A Randomized Trial

The Effectiveness of Mechanical Traction Among Subgroups of Patients With Low Back Pain and Leg Pain: A Randomized Trial 26813755 2016 03 01 2016 12 16 2016 12 17 1938-1344 46 3 2016 Mar The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy J Orthop Sports Phys Ther The Effectiveness of Mechanical Traction Among Subgroups of Patients With Low Back Pain and Leg Pain: A Randomized Trial. 144-54 10.2519/jospt.2016.6238 Randomized clinical trial. Background The recommended initial management (...) strategy for patients with low back pain and signs of nerve root compression is conservative treatment, but there is little evidence to guide the most appropriate management strategy. Preliminary research suggests that a treatment protocol of mechanical traction and extension-oriented exercises may be effective, particularly in a specific subgroup of patients. To examine the effectiveness of mechanical traction in patients with lumbar nerve root compression and within a predefined subgroup. One hundred

EvidenceUpdates2016

108. Noninvasive treatments for low back pain

Noninvasive treatments for low back pain Noninvasive treatments for low back pain Noninvasive treatments for low back pain Chou R, Deyo R, Friedly J, Skelly A, Hashimoto R, Weimer M, Fu R, Dana T, Kraegel P, Griffin J, Grusing S, Brodt E 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 Chou R, Deyo R, Friedly J, Skelly A, Hashimoto R (...) , Weimer M, Fu R, Dana T, Kraegel P, Griffin J, Grusing S, Brodt E. Noninvasive treatments for low back pain. Rockville: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 169. 2016 Authors' objectives Low back pain is common, and many pharmacological and nonpharmacological therapies are available. This review examines the evidence on the comparative benefits and harms of noninvasive treatments for low back pain. Authors' conclusions A number of pharmacological

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2016

109. Frequency of sacroiliitis among patients with low back pain

Frequency of sacroiliitis among patients with low back pain 27123217 2016 04 28 2018 11 13 2008-5842 8 3 2016 Mar Electronic physician Electron Physician Frequency of sacroiliitis among patients with low back pain. 2094-100 10.19082/2094 Sacroiliitis is one of the important symptoms in patients attending infectious diseases and rheumatology clinics. Some patients with sacroiliitis are asymptomatic, and some have unspecific symptoms. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency

Electronic physician2016 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

110. Effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction vs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or Usual Care on Back Pain and Functional Limitations in Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction vs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or Usual Care on Back Pain and Functional Limitations in Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. 27002445 2016 03 23 2016 03 28 2017 02 20 1538-3598 315 12 2016 Mar 22-29 JAMA JAMA Effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction vs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or Usual Care on Back Pain and Functional Limitations in Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. 1240-9 10.1001/jama (...) .2016.2323 Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) has not been rigorously evaluated for young and middle-aged adults with chronic low back pain. To evaluate the effectiveness for chronic low back pain of MBSR vs cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or usual care. Randomized, interviewer-blind, clinical trial in an integrated health care system in Washington State of 342 adults aged 20 to 70 years with chronic low back pain enrolled between September 2012 and April 2014 and randomly assigned to receive

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112. Radiological Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions Directed to Lumbar Spine Pathology - Low Back Pain Companion Document

Radiological Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions Directed to Lumbar Spine Pathology - Low Back Pain Companion Document Guideline for the Evidence-Informed Primary Care Management of Low Back Pain, 3 rd edition COMPANION DOCUMENT Radiological Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions Directed to Lumbar Spine Pathology INDEX: 1. Procedures Directed Towards Lumbar Facet Joint Mediated Pain 2. Procedures Directed Towards the Sacroiliac Joint 3. Procedures Directed Towards Lumbar Disc Mediated (...) is as follows: using sterile technique, and ideally with fluoroscopic guidance, a needle is placed directly into the lumbar facet joint and usually confirmed with a small amount of iodinated contrast (Figures 1 and 2). Anesthetic alone (without any steroid) is then placed into the joint. Prepared by the Alberta Ambassador Guideline Adaptation Program Low Back Pain Guideline Update Committee and Diagnostic Imaging/Interventions Subcommittee For educational purposes only P age | 1 Figure 1: Anatomy showing

Institute of Health Economics2016

113. Core stability versus conventional exercise for treating non-specific low back pain.

Core stability versus conventional exercise for treating non-specific low back pain. BestBets: Core stability versus conventional exercise for treating non-specific low back pain. Core stability versus conventional exercise for treating non-specific low back pain. Report By: John Davin and Michael Callaghan. - 1st Team Rehabilitation Physiotherapist. Head of Therapies Institution: Manchester United Football Club Date Submitted: 9th December 2015 Date Completed: 17th February 2016 Last Modified (...) : 17th February 2016 Status: Green (complete) Three Part Question In [patients presenting with low back pain] is [a core stability programme more effective than conventional exercise based therapy] at [decreasing pain, increasing mobility and returning to play]. Clinical Scenario A 24 year old male presents with chronic low back pain. Investigations have ruled out any serious disc, joint or bony pathology. Current opinion advocates core stability as the �go to� treatment for this non-specific pain

BestBETS2016

114. How effective are opioids for chronic low back pain?

How effective are opioids for chronic low back pain? How effective are opioids for chronic low back pain? Toggle navigation Shared more. Cited more. Safe forever. Toggle navigation View Item JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Search MOspace This Collection Browse Statistics How effective are opioids for chronic low back pain? View/ Open Date 2015-09 Format Metadata Abstract Q: How effective are opioids for chronic low back pain? Evidence (...) -based answer: Short-term (<4 months) treatment with opioids provides modest relief of chronic low back pain, but only minimal improvement in function compared with placebo (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, systematic review of lower-quality randomized controlled trials [RCTs]). Tramadol isn’t superior to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for pain relief (SOR: A, consistent results from RCTs). In addition, oxycodone with titrated morphine isn’t better than naproxen for relieving pain

Clinical Inquiries2016

115. Effects of intracutaneous injections of sterile water in patients with acute low back pain: a randomized, controlled, clinical trial.

Effects of intracutaneous injections of sterile water in patients with acute low back pain: a randomized, controlled, clinical trial. 26840703 2016 02 04 2016 12 13 2017 02 20 1414-431X 49 3 2016 Mar Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas Braz. J. Med. Biol. Res. Effects of intracutaneous injections of sterile water in patients with acute low back pain: a randomized, controlled, clinical trial. 10.1590/1414-431X20155092 S0100 (...) -879X2016000300704 Intracutaneous sterile water injection (ISWI) is used for relief of low back pain during labor, acute attacks of urolithiasis, chronic neck and shoulder pain following whiplash injuries, and chronic myofascial pain syndrome. We conducted a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the effect of ISWI for relief of acute low back pain (aLBP). A total of 68 patients (41 females and 27 males) between 18 and 55 years old experiencing aLBP with moderate to severe pain (scores

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116. Percutaneous coblation of the intervertebral disc for low back pain and sciatica

Percutaneous coblation of the intervertebral disc for low back pain and sciatica P Percutaneous coblation of the interv ercutaneous coblation of the intervertebr ertebral disc al disc for low back pain and sciatica for low back pain and sciatica Interventional procedures guidance Published: 27 January 2016 nice.org.uk/guidance/ipg543 Y Y our responsibility our responsibility This guidance represents the view of NICE, arrived at after careful consideration of the evidence available. When (...) . Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and- conditions#notice-of-rights). Page 1 of 71 1 Recommendations Recommendations 1.1 Current evidence on percutaneous coblation of the intervertebral disc for low back pain and sciatica raises no major safety concerns. The evidence on efficacy is adequate and includes large numbers of patients with appropriate follow-up periods. Therefore, this procedure may be used provided that normal arrangements are in place for clinical governance

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Interventional Procedures2016

117. Percutaneous electrothermal treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus for low back pain and sciatica

Percutaneous electrothermal treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus for low back pain and sciatica P Percutaneous electrothermal treatment of the ercutaneous electrothermal treatment of the interv intervertebr ertebral disc annulus for low back pain and al disc annulus for low back pain and sciatica sciatica Interventional procedures guidance Published: 27 January 2016 nice.org.uk/guidance/ipg544 Y Y our responsibility our responsibility This guidance represents the view of NICE, arrived (...) . This guidance replaces IPG319. © NICE 2018. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and- conditions#notice-of-rights). Page 1 of 81 1 Recommendations Recommendations 1.1 Current evidence on percutaneous electrothermal treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus for low back pain and sciatica raises no major safety concerns. The evidence on efficacy is inconsistent and of poor quality. Therefore, this procedure should only be used with special arrangements

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Interventional Procedures2016

118. Percutaneous intradiscal radiofrequency treatment of the intervertebral disc nucleus for low back pain

Percutaneous intradiscal radiofrequency treatment of the intervertebral disc nucleus for low back pain P Percutaneous intr ercutaneous intradiscal r adiscal radiofrequency adiofrequency treatment of the interv treatment of the intervertebr ertebral disc nucleus for al disc nucleus for low back pain low back pain Interventional procedures guidance Published: 27 January 2016 nice.org.uk/guidance/ipg545 Y Y our responsibility our responsibility This guidance represents the view of NICE, arrived (...) . This guidance replaces IPG83. © NICE 2018. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and- conditions#notice-of-rights). Page 1 of 71 1 Recommendations Recommendations 1.1 Current evidence on percutaneous intradiscal radiofrequency treatment of the intervertebral disc nucleus for low back pain raises no major safety concerns. The evidence on its efficacy is limited in quantity and quality. Therefore, this procedure should only be used with special arrangements

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Interventional Procedures2016

119. Randomised controlled trial: Four sessions of spinal manipulation, simple exercises and education are not better than usual care for patients with acute low back pain

Randomised controlled trial: Four sessions of spinal manipulation, simple exercises and education are not better than usual care for patients with acute low back pain Four sessions of spinal manipulation, simple exercises and education are not better than usual care for patients with acute low back pain | 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 Four sessions of spinal manipulation, simple exercises and education are not better than usual care for patients with acute low back pain Article Text Therapeutics/Prevention Randomised controlled

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120. Systematic review with meta analysis: Appropriate design, methodological quality assessment, and clinically relevant outcomes are essential to determine the therapeutic role of epidural injections for low back pain and radiculopathy

Systematic review with meta analysis: Appropriate design, methodological quality assessment, and clinically relevant outcomes are essential to determine the therapeutic role of epidural injections for low back pain and radiculopathy Appropriate design, methodological quality assessment, and clinically relevant outcomes are essential to determine the therapeutic role of epidural injections for low back pain and radiculopathy | Evidence-Based Medicine This site uses cookies. By continuing (...) outcomes are essential to determine the therapeutic role of epidural injections for low back pain and radiculopathy Article Text Therapeutics/Prevention Systematic review with meta analysis Appropriate design, methodological quality assessment, and clinically relevant outcomes are essential to determine the therapeutic role of epidural injections for low back pain and radiculopathy Mark V Boswell 1 , Laxmaiah Manchikanti 2 , 3 Statistics from Altmetric.com No Altmetric data available for this article

Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)2016