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Adding Chiropractic Care to Usual Care for Treating Acute Low Back Pain

Adding Chiropractic Care to Usual Care for Treating Acute Low Back Pain

A combination of usual medical care and chiropractic care may be more effective than usual care alone in treating acute low back pain and associated disability in active-duty military personnel.

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Adding Chiropractic Care to Usual Care for Treating Acute Low Back Pain

Adding Chiropractic Care to Usual Care for Treating Acute Low Back Pain

A combination of usual medical care and chiropractic care may be more effective than usual care alone in treating acute low back pain and associated disability in active-duty military personnel.

Overuse and Underuse of Imaging Common in Low Back Pain Management

Overuse and Underuse of Imaging Common in Low Back Pain Management

Imaging for low back pain may commonly be overused, but also underused.

Adding Chiropractic to Usual Care Beneficial for Low Back Pain

Adding Chiropractic to Usual Care Beneficial for Low Back Pain

For active-duty military personnel, the addition of chiropractic care to usual medical care is associated with improvements in low back pain intensity and disability.

Stages of Low Back Pain Have Specific Sets of Clinical Indicators

Stages of Low Back Pain Have Specific Sets of Clinical Indicators

Burning and prickling sensations, in addition to pressure pain and pain attacks, may serve as indicators of chronicity in low back pain.

Opioid Use in Chronic Low Back Pain: A Population Study

Opioid Use in Chronic Low Back Pain: A Population Study

The most common prescription drug in US adults with chronic low back pain are opioids.

Combining Spinal Manipulation and Exercise for Low Back Pain in Adolescents

Combining Spinal Manipulation and Exercise for Low Back Pain in Adolescents

A combination of self-care education, aerobic and strength-training exercise, and spinal manipulation therapy may provide greater pain relief and improved treatment satisfaction compared with exercise only in adolescents with low back pain.

Somatic Symptom Burden and Health-Related Quality of Life in Chronic Low Back Pain

Somatic Symptom Burden and Health-Related Quality of Life in Chronic Low Back Pain

Somatic symptom burden may affect health-related quality of life in patients with chronic low back pain.

Many Patients Receive Inappropriate Tests, Treatments for Low Back Pain

Many Patients Receive Inappropriate Tests, Treatments for Low Back Pain

More emphasis should be placed on self-management, physical and psychological therapies for treating low back pain, rather than pharmacological or surgical treatments.

Risks Associated With Intra-Articular Lumbar Facet Joint Injections of Triamcinolone Acetonide for Low Back Pain

Risks Associated With Intra-Articular Lumbar Facet Joint Injections of Triamcinolone Acetonide for Low Back Pain

The long half-life of triamcinolone and its cortisol-suppressing effects may increase the risk for serious drug-drug interactions in patients treated with facet joint steroid injections for chronic low back pain who take medications with an inhibitory effect on corticosteroid metabolism.

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation May Not Effectively Relieve Low Back Pain

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation May Not Effectively Relieve Low Back Pain

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation may not provide relief from lower back pain, but may be associated with short-term improvement in functional disability.