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161. Guideline update for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 13: Injection therapies, low-back pain, and lumbar fusion

Guideline update for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 13: Injection therapies, low-back pain, and lumbar fusion An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie This site uses cookies to improve performance. If your browser does not accept cookies, you cannot view this site. Setting Your Browser to Accept Cookies There are many reasons why a cookie could not be set correctly. Below are the most common (...) reasons: You have cookies disabled in your browser. You need to reset your browser to accept cookies or to ask you if you want to accept cookies. Your browser asks you whether you want to accept cookies and you declined. To accept cookies from this site, use the Back button and accept the cookie. Your browser does not support cookies. Try a different browser if you suspect this. The date on your computer is in the past. If your computer's clock shows a date before 1 Jan 1970, the browser

Congress of Neurological Surgeons2014

162. Guideline update for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 7: Lumbar fusion for intractable low-back pain without stenosis or spondylolisthesis

Guideline update for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 7: Lumbar fusion for intractable low-back pain without stenosis or spondylolisthesis An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie This site uses cookies to improve performance. If your browser does not accept cookies, you cannot view this site. Setting Your Browser to Accept Cookies There are many reasons why a cookie could not be set correctly (...) . Below are the most common reasons: You have cookies disabled in your browser. You need to reset your browser to accept cookies or to ask you if you want to accept cookies. Your browser asks you whether you want to accept cookies and you declined. To accept cookies from this site, use the Back button and accept the cookie. Your browser does not support cookies. Try a different browser if you suspect this. The date on your computer is in the past. If your computer's clock shows a date before 1 Jan

Congress of Neurological Surgeons2014

163. Spinal surgery for chronic low back pain: review of clinical evidence and guidelines

Spinal surgery for chronic low back pain: review of clinical evidence and guidelines Spinal surgery for chronic low back pain: review of clinical evidence and guidelines Spinal surgery for chronic low back pain: review of clinical evidence and guidelines Australian Safety and Efficacy Register of New Interventional Procedures -Surgical (ASERNIP-S) 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 Australian Safety and Efficacy Register of New Interventional Procedures -Surgical (ASERNIP-S). Spinal surgery for chronic low back pain: review of clinical evidence and guidelines. Australia: Australian Safety and Efficacy Register of New Interventional Procedures -Surgical (ASERNIP-S). Rapid review. 2014 Authors' objectives The objective of this rapid systematic review is to facilitate the appropriate referral of patients with CLBP to surgical

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2014

164. A systematic review and meta-analysis of yoga for low back pain

A systematic review and meta-analysis of yoga for low back pain A systematic review and meta-analysis of yoga for low back pain A systematic review and meta-analysis of yoga for low back pain Cramer H, Lauche R, Haller H, Dobos G CRD summary This review found strong evidence for short-term effectiveness and moderate evidence for long-term effectiveness of yoga for pain and disability associated with chronic low back pain. The authors' conclusions reflect the results but the evidence was more (...) compelling when compared to educational interventions and more uncertain when compared to exercise and to treatments offered under usual care. Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of yoga in patients with low back pain Searching MEDLINE, EMBASE, The Cochrane Library, PsycINFO and CAMBASE were searched from inception to January 2012 with no language restrictions. Search terms were reported. Reference lists of identified articles and reviews were searched for further references. Study selection

DARE.2013

165. Effectiveness of rocker sole shoes in the management of chronic low back pain: a randomized clinical trial

Effectiveness of rocker sole shoes in the management of chronic low back pain: a randomized clinical trial 23928715 2013 10 11 2014 05 12 2015 11 19 1528-1159 38 22 2013 Oct 15 Spine Spine Effectiveness of rocker sole shoes in the management of chronic low back pain: a randomized clinical trial. 1905-12 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3182a69956 Multicenter, assessor-blind, randomized, clinical trial. To compare the effectiveness of rocker sole footwear to traditional flat sole footwear as part (...) of the management for people with low back pain (LBP). During the past decade, persistent advertising has claimed that footwear constructed with a rocker sole will reduce LBP. However, there is no robust evidence to support these claims. One hundred fifteen people with chronic LBP were randomized to wear rocker sole shoes or flat sole shoes for a minimum of 2 hours each day while standing and walking. Primary outcome was the Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ). In addition, participants attended

EvidenceUpdates2013

166. Dose-response and efficacy of spinal manipulation for care of chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial

Dose-response and efficacy of spinal manipulation for care of chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial 24139233 2014 06 18 2015 10 12 2016 12 15 1878-1632 14 7 2014 Jul 01 The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society Spine J Dose-response and efficacy of spinal manipulation for care of chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial. 1106-16 10.1016/j.spinee.2013.07.468 S1529-9430(13)01390-9 There have been no full-scale trials of the optimal number (...) of visits for the care of any condition with spinal manipulation. To identify the dose-response relationship between visits to a chiropractor for spinal manipulation and chronic low back pain (cLBP) outcomes and to determine the efficacy of manipulation by comparison with a light massage control. Practice-based randomized controlled trial. Four hundred participants with cLBP. The primary cLBP outcomes were the 100-point modified Von Korff pain intensity and functional disability scales evaluated

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167. Motor control exercises reduces pain and disability in chronic and recurrent low back pain: a meta-analysis

Motor control exercises reduces pain and disability in chronic and recurrent low back pain: a meta-analysis Motor control exercises reduces pain and disability in chronic and recurrent low back pain: a meta-analysis Motor control exercises reduces pain and disability in chronic and recurrent low back pain: a meta-analysis Bystrom MG, Rasmussen-Barr E, Grooten WJ CRD summary This review found that motor control exercise seemed to be superior to several other treatments at reducing pain (...) and disability in patients with chronic or recurrent lower back pain. The limited number of trials in most analyses and the small size of the trials suggest that these results may not be reliable and the authors’ conclusions may be too strong. Authors' objectives To investigate the effectiveness of motor control exercise to reduce pain and disability in people with chronic and recurrent lower back pain. Searching PubMed, EMBASE, PEDro and CINAHL were searched to October 2011 for trials published in English

DARE.2013

168. How can pregnant women safely relieve low-back pain?

How can pregnant women safely relieve low-back pain? How can pregnant women safely relieve 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 can pregnant women safely relieve low-back pain? View/ Open Date 2013-05 Format Metadata Abstract Acetaminophen is safe for use in pregnancy but lacks evidence (...) of efficacy (strength of recommendation [SOR]: C, usual practice). Both physical therapy and water aerobics reduce sick days caused by low-back pain (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, randomized controlled trial [RCT]). Acupuncture, including auricular acupuncture, also relieves low-back pain and improves function (SOR: B, 2 RCTs). Osteopathic manipulative therapy (OMT) slightly improves disability (SOR: B, RCT). Corticosteroid injection at the sacrospinous ligament insertion decreases pain (SOR: B

Clinical Inquiries2013

169. Acupuncture for chronic low back pain: a multicenter, randomized, patient-assessor blind, sham-controlled clinical trial

Acupuncture for chronic low back pain: a multicenter, randomized, patient-assessor blind, sham-controlled clinical trial 23026870 2013 03 29 2013 10 22 2015 11 19 1528-1159 38 7 2013 Apr 01 Spine Spine Acupuncture for chronic low back pain: a multicenter, randomized, patient-assessor blind, sham-controlled clinical trial. 549-57 10.1097/BRS.0b013e318275e601 Multicenter, randomized, patient-assessor blind, sham-controlled clinical trial. To investigate the efficacy of acupuncture treatment (...) with individualized setting for reduction of bothersomeness in participants with chronic low back pain (cLBP). Low back pain is one of the main reasons of disability among adults of working age. Acupuncture is known as an effective treatment of cLBP, but it remains unclear whether acupuncture is superior to placebo. One hundred thirty adults aged 18 to 65 years with nonspecific LBP lasting for at least last 3 months prior to the trial participated in the study from 3 Korean medical hospitals. Participants

EvidenceUpdates2013

170. Epidural steroid injections for low back pain and sciatica

Epidural steroid injections for low back pain and sciatica Epidural steroid injections for low back pain and sciatica Epidural steroid injections for low back pain and sciatica 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 Epidural steroid injections for low back pain and sciatica. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Directory Publication. 2013 Authors' conclusions (...) Epidural steroid injection (ESI) is a nonsurgical treatment for managing low back pain and sciatica caused by disc herniation or degenerative changes in the vertebrae. The goal of ESI is to relieve pain, improve function, and reduce the need for surgical intervention. Final publication URL The report may be purchased from: Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Injections, Epidurals; Low Back Pain; Sciatica; Steroids Language Published English Country of organisation United States

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2013

171. Osteopathic manual treatment and ultrasound therapy for chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial

Osteopathic manual treatment and ultrasound therapy for chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial 23508598 2013 03 19 2013 09 06 2017 02 20 1544-1717 11 2 2013 Mar-Apr Annals of family medicine Ann Fam Med Osteopathic manual treatment and ultrasound therapy for chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial. 122-9 10.1370/afm.1468 We studied the efficacy of osteopathic manual treatment (OMT) and ultrasound therapy (UST) for chronic low back pain. A randomized, double-blind (...) , sham-controlled, 2 × 2 factorial design was used to study OMT and UST for short-term relief of nonspecific chronic low back pain. The 455 patients were randomized to OMT (n = 230) or sham OMT (n = 225) main effects groups, and to UST (n = 233) or sham UST (n = 222) main effects groups. Six treatment sessions were provided over 8 weeks. Intention-to-treat analysis was performed to measure moderate and substantial improvements in low back pain at week 12 (30% or greater and 50% or greater pain

EvidenceUpdates2013 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

172. [Neuroreflexotherapy in the treatment of nonspecific low back pain]

[Neuroreflexotherapy in the treatment of nonspecific low back pain] Neurorreflejoterapia en el tratamiento del dolor lumbar inespecífico [Neuroreflexotherapy in the treatment of nonspecific low back pain] Neurorreflejoterapia en el tratamiento del dolor lumbar inespecífico [Neuroreflexotherapy in the treatment of nonspecific low back pain] Atienza Merino G, Queiro Verdes T 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 Atienza Merino G, Queiro Verdes T. Neurorreflejoterapia en el tratamiento del dolor lumbar inespecífico. [Neuroreflexotherapy in the treatment of nonspecific low back pain] . Santiago de Compostela: Galician Agency for Health Technology Assessment (AVALIA-T). Avalia-t 2011/02. 2012 Authors' objectives To assess the efficacy, effectiveness and safety of NRT in the treatment of non-specific lower back pain in adults

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2013

173. Exploring the cost-utility of stratified primary care management for low back pain compared with current best practice within risk-defined subgroups

Exploring the cost-utility of stratified primary care management for low back pain compared with current best practice within risk-defined subgroups Exploring the cost-utility of stratified primary care management for low back pain compared with current best practice within risk-defined subgroups Exploring the cost-utility of stratified primary care management for low back pain compared with current best practice within risk-defined subgroups Whitehurst DG, Bryan S, Lewis M, Hill J, Hay EM (...) Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary The objective was to assess the cost-effectiveness of stratified primary care for risk-defined subgroups of patients with low back pain, compared with best practice. The authors concluded

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2013

174. Percutaneous adhesiolysis in the management of chronic low back pain in post lumbar surgery syndrome and spinal stenosis: a systematic review

Percutaneous adhesiolysis in the management of chronic low back pain in post lumbar surgery syndrome and spinal stenosis: a systematic review Percutaneous adhesiolysis in the management of chronic low back pain in post lumbar surgery syndrome and spinal stenosis: a systematic review Percutaneous adhesiolysis in the management of chronic low back pain in post lumbar surgery syndrome and spinal stenosis: a systematic review Helm S, Benyamin RM, Chopra P, Deer TR, Justiz R CRD summary The review (...) concluded that there was fair evidence that percutaneous adhesiolysis was effective in relieving low back pain and/or leg pain due to post lumbar surgery syndrome or spinal stenosis. Given the paucity of the evidence base and limitations in the reporting the authors conclusions may not be reliable. Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of percutaneous adhesiolysis in the treatment of chronic (at least six months duration) low back and/or leg pain in post lumbar surgery syndrome or spinal

DARE.2013

175. Short-term effects of interferential current electro-massage in adults with chronic non-specific low back pain: a randomized controlled trial

Short-term effects of interferential current electro-massage in adults with chronic non-specific low back pain: a randomized controlled trial 23035006 2013 04 26 2013 11 26 2013 04 26 1477-0873 27 5 2013 May Clinical rehabilitation Clin Rehabil Short-term effects of interferential current electro-massage in adults with chronic non-specific low back pain: a randomized controlled trial. 439-49 10.1177/0269215512460780 To analyse the effectiveness of a combined procedure of massage (...) and electrotherapy with interferential current in individuals with chronic non-specific low back pain of mechanical aetiology. A single blinded randomized controlled trial. Clinical setting. Sixty-two individuals with chronic non-specific low back pain were randomly assigned to an experimental or control group. For 10 weeks the experimental group underwent treatment comprising 20 sessions (twice a week) of massage with interferential current in the lumbar and dorsal-lumbar area, and the control group received

EvidenceUpdates2013

176. Red flags to screen for malignancy in patients with low-back pain.

Red flags to screen for malignancy in patients with low-back pain. BACKGROUND: The identification of serious pathologies, such as spinal malignancy, is one of the primary purposes of the clinical assessment of patients with low-back pain (LBP). Clinical guidelines recommend awareness of "red flag" features from the patient's clinical history and physical examination to achieve this. However, there are limited empirical data on the diagnostic accuracy of these features and there remains very (...) little information on how best to use them in clinical practice. OBJECTIVES: To assess the diagnostic performance of clinical characteristics identified by taking a clinical history and conducting a physical examination ("red flags") to screen for spinal malignancy in patients presenting with LBP. SEARCH METHODS: We searched electronic databases for primary studies (MEDLINE, EMBASE, and CINAHL) and systematic reviews (PubMed and Medion) from the earliest date until 1 April 2012. Forward and backward

Cochrane2013

177. Caudal epidural injections in the management of chronic low back pain: a systematic appraisal of the literature

Caudal epidural injections in the management of chronic low back pain: a systematic appraisal of the literature Caudal epidural injections in the management of chronic low back pain: a systematic appraisal of the literature Caudal epidural injections in the management of chronic low back pain: a systematic appraisal of the literature Parr AT, Manchikanti L, Hameed H, Conn A, Manchikanti KN, Benyamin RM, Diwan S, Singh V, Abdi S CRD summary This review concluded that there was good evidence (...) for short-term and long-term pain relief with local anaesthetic and steroids for chronic pain emanating as a result of disc herniation or radiculitis and fair evidence for pain relief with local anaesthetic only. These conclusions reflect the evidence presented and are likely to be reliable. Authors' objectives To assess the effect of caudal epidural injections with or without steroids in the management of various types of chronic low back pain with or without lower extremity pain emanating as a result

DARE.2013

178. A pragmatic multicentered randomized controlled trial of yoga for chronic low back pain: economic evaluation

A pragmatic multicentered randomized controlled trial of yoga for chronic low back pain: economic evaluation A pragmatic multicentered randomized controlled trial of yoga for chronic low back pain: economic evaluation A pragmatic multicentered randomized controlled trial of yoga for chronic low back pain: economic evaluation Chuang LH, Soares MO, Tilbrook H, Cox H, Hewitt CE, Aplin J, Semlyen A, Trewhela A, Watt I, Torgerson DJ Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation (...) that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary The study compared the cost-effectiveness of yoga plus usual care versus usual care alone for the treatment of chronic or recurrent low back pain. The authors concluded that 12 weekly group classes of specialised yoga were likely to be a cost-effective

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2013

179. Red flags to screen for vertebral fracture in patients presenting with low-back pain.

Red flags to screen for vertebral fracture in patients presenting with low-back pain. BACKGROUND: Low-back pain (LBP) is a common condition seen in primary care. A principal aim during a clinical examination is to identify patients with a higher likelihood of underlying serious pathology, such as vertebral fracture, who may require additional investigation and specific treatment. All 'evidence-based' clinical practice guidelines recommend the use of red flags to screen for serious causes (...) of back pain. However, it remains unclear if the diagnostic accuracy of red flags is sufficient to support this recommendation. OBJECTIVES: To assess the diagnostic accuracy of red flags obtained in a clinical history or physical examination to screen for vertebral fracture in patients presenting with LBP. SEARCH METHODS: Electronic databases were searched for primary studies between the earliest date and 7 March 2012. Forward and backward citation searching of eligible studies was also conducted

Cochrane2013

180. Peripheral nerve-field stimulation for chronic low back pain (IPG451)

Peripheral nerve-field stimulation for chronic low back pain (IPG451) Peripheral nerve-field stimulation for chronic low back pain | Guidance and guidelines | NICE Peripheral nerve-field stimulation for chronic low back pain Interventional procedures guidance [IPG451] Published date: March 2013 Share Save Guidance Stage 1 A70.4 Insertion of neurostimulator electrodes into peripheral nerve Y70.5 Temporary operations Y70.3 First stage of staged operations NOC Y53.- Approach to organ under image (...) control (if image control has been used) Z92.5 Back NEC Stage 2 A70.1 Implantation of neurostimulator into peripheral nerve Y71.1 Subsequent stage of staged operations NOC Y53.- Approach to organ under image control (if image control has been used) Z92.5 Back NEC Your responsibility This guidance represents the view of NICE, arrived at after careful consideration of the evidence available. When exercising their judgement, healthcare professionals are expected to take this guidance fully into account

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Interventional Procedures2013