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Radiofrequency Denervation for Facet Joint Arthropathy-Related Low Back Pain

Radiofrequency Denervation for Facet Joint Arthropathy-Related Low Back Pain

Radiofrequency denervation improved chronic low back pain arising from the facet joints.

Disc Replacement Surgery for Low Back Pain Improves Long-Term Outcomes

Disc Replacement Surgery for Low Back Pain Improves Long-Term Outcomes

Long-term, clinically important improvement in chronic low back pain can be achieved with lumbar total disc replacement and multidisciplinary rehabilitation in patients whose low back pain does not respond to conservative therapy.

Spinal Manipulation Therapy for Low Back Pain Linked to Improved Pain and Function

Spinal Manipulation Therapy for Low Back Pain Linked to Improved Pain and Function

Spinal manipulative therapy is associated with moderate improvements in pain and function in patients with acute low back pain.

Clobazam for Low Back Pain

Clobazam for Low Back Pain

Clobazam is more effective than placebo in reducing low back pain.

New Device for Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Effective on Low Back Pain

New Device for Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Effective on Low Back Pain

A novel method of short-term percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation is useful for producing pain relief and reducing medication use among patients with chronic low back pain.

Low Back Pain: Few Benefits of Early Physical Therapy

Low Back Pain: Few Benefits of Early Physical Therapy

Early use of physical therapy for new low back pain in older adults is not associated with less subsequent back pain-specific health care utilization.

Low back Pain: a new Clinical Guideline From ACP

Low back Pain: a new Clinical Guideline From ACP

The ACP developed the guideline from randomized, controlled trials and systematic reviews published through April 2015 that focused on noninvasive pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments for low back pain.

Hip Treatment Beneficial in Patients With Low Back Pain

Hip Treatment Beneficial in Patients With Low Back Pain

For individuals presenting with a primary complaint of mechanical LBP, prescriptive treatment of the hips seems beneficial, in addition to treatment of the lumbar spine.

Obesity and Chronic Low Back Pain

Obesity and Chronic Low Back Pain

Obesity-related measures are not associated with the risk of developing chronic low-back pain.