American Pain Society 2011
Fulranumab no more efficacious than placebo for treating patients with chronic low back pain.
Pain Information Center
Improvements in low back pain intensity and disability among active-duty military personnel
Opioids may provide some short-term relief for low back pain, but evidence on long-term outcomes lacking.
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Pain, disability improve early on, but persist for those with acute or persistent low back pain.
Review shows use of self-management techniques has minimal effect on pain and disability.
The risk of back pain was highest between 7 a.m. and noon.
Relaxation massage and structural massage each surpassed usual care in improving pain and function in patients with chronic low back pain.
Education, self-management, and pharmacologic as well as nonpharmacologic therapies take center stage in this latest, jointly issued guideline.
Pain Management Information Center
For patients with chronic low back pain, opioids may provide some short-term relief but are unlikely to be effective within recommended doses.