Back pain treatment is costly and frequently includes overuse of treatments that are unsupported by clinical guidelines. Few studies have evaluated recent national trends in guideline adherence of spine-related care….Read More:
Treatment of Back Pain: A Long Way to Go:
Provider and treatment use for chronic LBP are both very common and varied. Current treatment patterns are consistent with overut...
Back pain is one of the most common medical complaints, so it’s no surprise that treatments for it have multiplied over the years. That ought to be good news; instead, many patients find that sudden back pain opens the door to a world of medical controversy. Virtually every pharmaceutical or surgical remedy has been challenged…read more.
Chronic Low Back Pain Research Standards Proposed by NIH Task Force:
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) released a task force report that seeks to establish standards for research into chronic low back pain (cLBP). The new standards are being recommended to.….Read More:
Treatment & Research Guidelines: An Outline Report from European Union Task Force on LBP:
Earlier last summer, I had the great privilege in attending the International Spine and Pain Institute’s Clinical Conference on Pain, held in Minneapolis, MN, June 20-22, 2014. This year’s conference title -“Every Joint has a Brain“ is equally desirable - but I’m likely to be busy getting my own doctoral degree research underway for 2015.
But I do want to share a particular highlight from the conf...