Sciatica

Neuropathic Pain in Low Back-Related Leg Pain: the State of Evidence

Neuropathic Pain in Low Back-Related Leg Pain: the State of Evidence

A systematic review points to a dearth of evidence regarding the neuropathic etiology of low back-related leg pain.

Pregabalin Not Effective for Sciatica Treatment

Pregabalin Not Effective for Sciatica Treatment

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A randomized trial found that pregabalin is not more effective than placebo in treating sciatica, and resulted in more adverse effects.

Pregabalin for Sciatica: Is It Effective?

Pregabalin for Sciatica: Is It Effective?

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In patients with sciatica pain, treatment with pregabalin did not significantly reduce pain intensity compared with placebo.

Managing Spinal Pain With NSAIDs?

Managing Spinal Pain With NSAIDs?

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Meta-analysis indicates short-term NSAID use is generally safe and can relieve pain, but lacks clinically important benefits.

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