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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.

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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.

Can Yoga Improve Back-Related Function in Chronic Low Back Pain?

Can Yoga Improve Back-Related Function in Chronic Low Back Pain?

Yoga only led to moderate improvements compared with exercise or no exercise interventions in patients with low back pain.

Long-Term Use More Likely With Opioids vs NSAIDs for Low Back Pain

Long-Term Use More Likely With Opioids vs NSAIDs for Low Back Pain

Researchers identified patterns of opioid and NSAID use among patients with low back pain.

Does Spinal Manipulative Therapy Reduce Disability From Low Back Pain?

Does Spinal Manipulative Therapy Reduce Disability From Low Back Pain?

Neither manipulation nor functional therapy affects pain, quality of life, or spinal mobility.

Intradiscal Biacuplasty Improves Outcomes in LBP

Intradiscal Biacuplasty Improves Outcomes in LBP

Clinically superior mean outcome measures with IDB and conservative medical management.