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1. Properties of Thermal Analgesia in a Human Chronic Low Back Pain Model (Full text)

Properties of Thermal Analgesia in a Human Chronic Low Back Pain Model Properties of Thermal Analgesia in a Human Chronic Low Back Pain Model - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily unavailable. COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. Get the latest public health information from CDC: . Get the latest research from NIH (...) Optional text in email: Save Cancel Create a file for external citation management software Create file Cancel Your RSS Feed Name of RSS Feed: Number of items displayed: Create RSS Cancel RSS Link Copy Actions Cite Display options Display options Format Share Permalink Copy Page navigation J Pain Res Actions . 2020 Aug 13;13:2083-2092. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S260967. eCollection 2020. Properties of Thermal Analgesia in a Human Chronic Low Back Pain Model , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Soovu Labs

2020 EvidenceUpdates PubMed abstract

2. When to order MRI for low back pain

When to order MRI for low back pain Globally, low back pain leads to more years lived with disability than any other symptom or condition. 1 The prevalence of low back pain is higher among middle-aged people, as well as in high-income countries, such as Singapore. 2 As low back pain is largely a self-limiting condition, imaging is not indicated in most cases. When indicated, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the lumbar spine is one of several imaging modalities for low back pain. However, its (...) clinical utility varies with the clinical presentation and working diagnosis. When to order MRI for low back pain Target audience This clinical guidance is relevant to all healthcare professionals ordering MRI of the lumbar spine Objective To enhance appropriate use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Scope MRI of the lumbar spine for diagnostic investigation of low back pain Published: 1 October 2020 www.ace-hta.gov.sg ACE CLINICAL GUIDANCE Statement of Intent This ACE Clinical Guidance (ACG) provides

2020 Appropriate Care Guides, Agency for Care Effectiveness (Singapore)

3. Effect of Spinal Manipulative and Mobilization Therapies in Young Adults With Mild to Moderate Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial (Full text)

Effect of Spinal Manipulative and Mobilization Therapies in Young Adults With Mild to Moderate Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial Effect of Spinal Manipulative and Mobilization Therapies in Young Adults With Mild to Moderate Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily (...) /jamanetworkopen.2020.12589. Effect of Spinal Manipulative and Mobilization Therapies in Young Adults With Mild to Moderate Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond. 2 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond. 3 Division of Physical Therapy, Ohio University School of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences, Athens. 4 Ohio

2020 EvidenceUpdates PubMed abstract

4. A study of healthcare utilization in patients with chronic low back pain using Alberta’s administrative health data

A study of healthcare utilization in patients with chronic low back pain using Alberta’s administrative health data application/octet-stream

2020 Institute of Health Economics

5. Photobiomodulation therapy does not decrease pain and disability in people with non-specific low back pain: a systematic review (Full text)

Photobiomodulation therapy does not decrease pain and disability in people with non-specific low back pain: a systematic review Photobiomodulation therapy does not decrease pain and disability in people with non-specific low back pain: a systematic review - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily unavailable. COVID-19 is an emerging (...) . Photobiomodulation therapy does not decrease pain and disability in people with non-specific low back pain: a systematic review , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Masters and Doctoral Programs in Physical Therapy, Universidade Cidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; Physiotherapy Research Group, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway. Electronic address: shaiane.tomazoni@gmail.com. 2 Masters and Doctoral Programs in Physical Therapy, Universidade

2020 EvidenceUpdates PubMed abstract

6. Addition of specific hip strengthening exercises to conventional rehabilitation therapy for low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Addition of specific hip strengthening exercises to conventional rehabilitation therapy for low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis Addition of specific hip strengthening exercises to conventional rehabilitation therapy for low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily (...) : 10.1177/0269215520941914. Online ahead of print. Addition of specific hip strengthening exercises to conventional rehabilitation therapy for low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis , , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Department of Physical Therapy, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil. 2 Postgraduate Program in Medicine and Health, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brazil. 3 Trata Institute - Knee and Hip Rehabilitation/ITC Vertebral, São Paulo-SP

2020 EvidenceUpdates

7. Comparison of the effects of the Feldenkrais method versus core stability exercise in the management of chronic low back pain: a randomised control trial

Comparison of the effects of the Feldenkrais method versus core stability exercise in the management of chronic low back pain: a randomised control trial Comparison of the effects of the Feldenkrais method versus core stability exercise in the management of chronic low back pain: a randomised control trial - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features (...) : 10.1177/0269215520947069. Online ahead of print. Comparison of the effects of the Feldenkrais method versus core stability exercise in the management of chronic low back pain: a randomised control trial , , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Department of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran. 2 Sports Medicine Research Center, Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. 3 Orthopedic Research Center, Mazandaran

2020 EvidenceUpdates

8. Nonpharmacologic and Pharmacologic Management of Acute Pain From Non-Low Back, Musculoskeletal Injuries in Adults: A Clinical Guideline From the American College of Physicians and American Academy of Family Physicians. (Abstract)

Nonpharmacologic and Pharmacologic Management of Acute Pain From Non-Low Back, Musculoskeletal Injuries in Adults: A Clinical Guideline From the American College of Physicians and American Academy of Family Physicians. The American College of Physicians (ACP) and American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) developed this guideline to provide clinical recommendations on nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic management of acute pain from non-low back, musculoskeletal injuries in adults (...) in the outpatient setting. The guidance is based on current best available evidence about benefits and harms, taken in the context of costs and patient values and preferences. This guideline does not address noninvasive treatment of low back pain, which is covered by a separate ACP guideline that has also been endorsed by AAFP.This guideline is based on a systematic evidence review on the comparative efficacy and safety of nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic management of acute pain from non-low back

2020 Annals of Internal Medicine

9. Management of Acute Pain From Non-Low Back Musculoskeletal Injuries : A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis of Randomized Trials. (Abstract)

Management of Acute Pain From Non-Low Back Musculoskeletal Injuries : A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis of Randomized Trials. Patients and clinicians can choose from several treatment options to address acute pain from non-low back musculoskeletal injuries.To assess the comparative effectiveness of outpatient treatments for acute pain from non-low back musculoskeletal injuries by performing a network meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials (RCTs).MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PEDro (...) (Physiotherapy Evidence Database), and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials to 2 January 2020.Pairs of reviewers independently identified interventional RCTs that enrolled patients presenting with pain of up to 4 weeks' duration from non-low back musculoskeletal injuries.Pairs of reviewers independently extracted data. Certainty of evidence was evaluated by using the GRADE (Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation) approach.The 207 eligible studies included 32 959

2020 Annals of Internal Medicine

10. Therapeutic ultrasound for chronic low back pain. (Abstract)

Therapeutic ultrasound for chronic low back pain. This is an update of a Cochrane Review published in 2014. Chronic non-specific low back pain (LBP) has become one of the main causes of disability in the adult population around the world. Although therapeutic ultrasound is not recommended in recent clinical guidelines, it is frequently used by physiotherapists in the treatment of chronic LBP.The objective of this review was to determine the effectiveness of therapeutic ultrasound (...) for imprecision) of little to no difference in the number of participants achieving a 30% reduction in pain in the short term (risk ratio 1.08, 95% CI 0.81 to 1.44; n = 225, 1 RCT). There was low-certainty evidence (downgraded for imprecision and limitations in design) that therapeutic ultrasound has a small effect on back-specific function compared with placebo in the short term (standardised mean difference -0.29, 95% CI -0.51 to -0.07 (MD -1.07, 95% CI -1.89 to -0.26; Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire

2020 Cochrane

11. Comparison of efficacy of a supervised versus non-supervised physical therapy exercise program on the pain, functionality and quality of life of patients with non-specific chronic low-back pain: a randomized controlled trial

Comparison of efficacy of a supervised versus non-supervised physical therapy exercise program on the pain, functionality and quality of life of patients with non-specific chronic low-back pain: a randomized controlled trial Comparison of efficacy of a supervised versus non-supervised physical therapy exercise program on the pain, functionality and quality of life of patients with non-specific chronic low-back pain: a randomized controlled trial - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work (...) on the pain, functionality and quality of life of patients with non-specific chronic low-back pain: a randomized controlled trial , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Andalusian Health Service, Family Medicine and Primary Care, Distrito Sanitario Málaga, Granada, Spain. 2 Department of Nursing, Physical Therapy and Medicine, University of Almeria, Almeria, Spain. 3 Department of Physical Therapy, University of Granada, Granada, Spain. PMID: 32517498 DOI: Item in Clipboard Comparison of efficacy

2020 EvidenceUpdates

12. Effect of Pregnenolone vs Placebo on Self-reported Chronic Low Back Pain Among US Military Veterans: A Randomized Clinical Trial (Full text)

Effect of Pregnenolone vs Placebo on Self-reported Chronic Low Back Pain Among US Military Veterans: A Randomized Clinical Trial Effect of Pregnenolone vs Placebo on Self-reported Chronic Low Back Pain Among US Military Veterans: A Randomized Clinical Trial - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily unavailable. National Institutes (...) Name of RSS Feed: Number of items displayed: Create RSS Cancel RSS Link Copy Actions Cite Share Permalink Copy Page navigation JAMA Netw Open Actions . 2020 Mar 2;3(3):e200287. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.0287. Effect of Pregnenolone vs Placebo on Self-reported Chronic Low Back Pain Among US Military Veterans: A Randomized Clinical Trial , , , , , , , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Durham VA Health Care System, Durham, North Carolina. 2 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral

2020 EvidenceUpdates PubMed abstract

13. The Epidemiology of Low Back Pain and Injury in Dance: A Systematic Review. (Full text)

The Epidemiology of Low Back Pain and Injury in Dance: A Systematic Review. Dance is a physical pursuit that involves loading the spine through repetitive dynamic movements and lifting tasks. As such, low back pain (LBP) and low back injury (LBI) have been identified as common health problems in contemporary and classical ballet dancers. However, clarity regarding the experience of LBP and LBI in dance is lacking.To systematically review and synthesize the epidemiology of LBP and LBI in dance (...) populations.A comprehensive search of 6 electronic databases, back catalogs of dance science-specific journals, and reference lists of relevant articles and a forward citation search were performed.Fifty full-text articles were included in the final systematic review. There was considerable methodological heterogeneity among the included studies. The median (range) point, yearly, and lifetime prevalence of LBP was 27% (17%-39%), 73% (41%-82%), and 50% (17%-88%), respectively. The lower back contributed

2020 The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy PubMed abstract

14. Are there differences in lifting technique between those with and without low back pain? A systematic review. (Abstract)

Are there differences in lifting technique between those with and without low back pain? A systematic review. Background and aims To systemically review the literature to compare freestyle lifting technique, by muscle activity and kinematics, between people with and without low back pain (LBP). Methods Five databases were searched along with manual searches of retrieved articles by a single reviewer. Studies were included if they compared a freestyle lifting activity between participants (...) with and without LBP. Data were extracted by two reviewers, and studies were appraised using the CASP tool for case-control studies. Results Nine studies were eligible. Heterogeneity did not allow for meta-analysis. Most studies (n = 8 studies) reported that people with LBP lift differently to pain-free controls. Specifically, people with LBP lift more slowly (n = 6 studies), use their legs more than their back especially when initiating lifting (n = 3 studies), and jerk less during lifting (n = 1 studies

2020 Scandinavian journal of pain

15. Effectiveness of communicative and educative strategies in chronic low back pain patients: A systematic review. (Abstract)

Effectiveness of communicative and educative strategies in chronic low back pain patients: A systematic review. To investigate the effectiveness of communicative and educative strategies on 1) patient's low back pain awareness/knowledge, 2) maladaptive behavior modification and 3) compliance with exercise in patients with chronic low back pain.A systematic review was conducted. Searches were performed on 13 databases. Only randomized controlled trials enrolling patients ≥ 18 years of age were (...) therapy as unique treatment or combined with other treatments (multimodal interventions), coaching, mindfulness, pain science education, self-management, graded activity and graded exposure.Patient's low back pain awareness/knowledge is still a grey area of literature. Pain science education, graded exposure and multimodal interventions are the most effective for behavior modification and compliance with exercise with benefits also in the long-term, while self-management, graded activity and coaching

2020 Patient education and counseling

16. Measurement Properties of Visual Analogue Scale, Numeric Rating Scale, and Pain Severity Subscale of the Brief Pain Inventory in Patients With Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review. (Abstract)

Measurement Properties of Visual Analogue Scale, Numeric Rating Scale, and Pain Severity Subscale of the Brief Pain Inventory in Patients With Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review. The Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), Numeric Rating Scale (NRS), and Pain Severity subscale of the Brief Pain Inventory (BPI-PS) are the most frequently used instruments to measure pain intensity in low back pain. However, their measurement properties in this population have not been reviewed systematically. The goal (...) of this study was to provide such systematic evidence synthesis. Six electronic sources (MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, SportDiscus, Google Scholar) were searched (July 2017). Studies assessing any measurement property in patients with nonspecific low back pain were included. Two reviewers independently screened articles and assessed risk of bias using the COSMIN checklist. For each measurement property, evidence quality was rated as high, moderate, low, or very low (GRADE approach) and results were

2020 The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society

17. The Influence of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Pain, Quality of Life, and Depression in Patients Receiving Physical Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review. (Abstract)

The Influence of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Pain, Quality of Life, and Depression in Patients Receiving Physical Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review. The purpose of this systematic review was to investigate the effect of adding the cognitive behavioral treatment (CBT) component to routine physical therapy (PT) on pain and depression reduction, improvement in quality of life, and enhanced function in patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP). TYPE: Systematic (...) " OR "exercise therapy" OR "electrotherapy" OR "electrical therapy" OR "manual therapy" OR "myofascial therapy" OR "rehabilitation" AND "low back pain" OR "lower back pain" OR "back pain" OR "chronic back pain" OR "chronic lower back pain", with no limitation on language, through January 2018.All randomized controlled trials that statistically compared the effectiveness of CBT + PT and PT were included for quality analysis. Studies were rated by high to poor quality, using Hailey's classification, based

2020 PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation

18. Conservative Interventions Reduce Fear in Individuals With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review. (Abstract)

Conservative Interventions Reduce Fear in Individuals With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review. To systematically review and critically appraise the effectiveness of conservative and surgical interventions to reduce fear in studies of people with chronic low back pain, based on the analysis of randomized controlled trials for which fear was a primary or secondary outcome.Electronic databases PubMed, CINAHL, PsycINFO, PEDro, and CENTRAL, as well as manual searches and grey literature were (...) present systematic review highlights the potential effectiveness of conservative interventions to reduce kinesiophobia and fear-avoidance beliefs in individuals with chronic low back pain. This information can help health professionals to reduce fear when treating patients with this condition.Copyright © 2019 American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

2020 Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation

19. Postsurgical rehabilitation for adults with low back pain with or without radiculopathy who were treated surgically: protocol for a mixed studies systematic review. (Full text)

Postsurgical rehabilitation for adults with low back pain with or without radiculopathy who were treated surgically: protocol for a mixed studies systematic review. Surgical rates for low back pain (LBP) have been increasing in Europe, North America and Asia. Many patients treated surgically will require postsurgical rehabilitation. Little is known about the effectiveness of postsurgical rehabilitation interventions on health outcomes or about patients' experiences with these interventions.To

2020 BMJ open PubMed abstract

20. Current Evidence for Diagnosis of Common Conditions Causing Low Back Pain: Systematic Review and Standardized Terminology Recommendations. (Abstract)

Current Evidence for Diagnosis of Common Conditions Causing Low Back Pain: Systematic Review and Standardized Terminology Recommendations. The purpose of this systematic review is to evaluate and summarize current evidence for diagnosis of common conditions causing low back pain and to propose standardized terminology use.A systematic review of the scientific literature was conducted from inception through December 2018. Electronic databases searched included PubMed, MEDLINE, CINAHL, Cochrane (...) suggest practitioners should use evidence-based criteria to inform working diagnoses rather than definitive diagnoses for low back pain. To avoid the unnecessary complexity and confusion created by multiple overlapping and nonspecific terms, adopting International Association for the Study of Pain terminology and definitions is recommended.Copyright © 2019. Published by Elsevier Inc.

2020 Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics