Short-term Effects of Thoracic Spine Thrust Manipulation, Exercise, and Education in Individuals With Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial

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Conclusions: Many patients who develop new LBP receive guideline nonconcordant care such as early advanced imaging and opioids before other modalities like PT and prescription NSAIDs.
Source: Medical Care - Category: Health Management Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
ABSTRACT Objective: To report a schistosomal myeloradiculopathy case in a non-endemic area. Case description: A previously healthy 11-year-old boy, stricken by an acute loss of strength on his lower limbs, followed by a loss of strength on his upper limbs and upper body, associated with altered sensitivity of the vesical globe formation. The patient ’ s cerebrospinal fluid analysis showed eosinophilic meningitis, in addition to peripheral eosinophilia. The investigation resulted in a positive serology for Schistosoma mansoni. The treatment included steroids and praziquantel 60mg/kg, with a new dose after a month, as ...
Source: Revista Paulista de Pediatria - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
Journal of Orthopaedic&Sports Physical Therapy, Ahead of Print.
Source: The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy - Category: Physiotherapy Authors: Source Type: research
Journal of Orthopaedic&Sports Physical Therapy,Volume 50, Issue 1, Page 17-23, January 2020.
Source: The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy - Category: Physiotherapy Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionThis study showed that manual therapy with pain specific education is an effective tool to improve QoL in patients with CLBP by reducing pain in the short term. Therefore, combining manual therapy with neuroscience pain education can be a promising option to increase QoL in patients with CLBP.
Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
To examine the potential relationship between physical therapy (PT) treatment outcomes and chronicity of low back pain (LBP) in the outpatient setting.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Source Type: research
Study Design. This is an observational cohort study. Objective. The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of PT to an interdisciplinary treatment approach in patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP). Summary of Background Data. CLBP is a costly and potentially disabling condition. Physical therapy (PT), cognitive behavioral therapy, and interdisciplinary pain programs (IPPs) are superior to usual care. Empirical evidence is lacking to clearly support one treatment approach over another in patients with CLBP. Methods. One hundred seventeen adult patients who completed an IPP for individuals with &g...
Source: Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Three sessions of thoracic manipulation, education, and exercise did not result in improved outcomes when compared to a sham manipulation, education, and exercise in individuals with chronic LBP. Future studies are needed to identify the most effective management strategies for the treatment of low back pain. Registered at clinicaltrials.gov (NCT02853357). LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Therapy, level 1b. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther, Epub 6 Dec 2019. doi:10.2519/jospt.2020.8928. PMID: 31810405 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Physical Therapy - Category: Physiotherapy Authors: Tags: J Orthop Sports Phys Ther Source Type: research
Abstract Nonspecific low back pain refers to a condition without a distinct etiology to explain its associated symptoms. This pain may become chronic and is a major cause of work loss around the world. Without a specific explanation for a patient's symptoms, the family physician is charged with providing reassurance, while also guiding the patient toward a return to function, which often includes maintaining employment. Evaluating for red flag signs and symptoms helps to eliminate concerning causes of low back pain, such as malignancy, fracture, infection, and cauda equina. Prescribing physical activity, including...
Source: American Family Physician - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Am Fam Physician Source Type: research
Abstract An 87-year-old woman with a history of osteoporosis presented to the emergency department with complaints of low back pain and difficulty walking due to falling onto her left hip 2 weeks prior. Given the delay in diagnostic evaluation and persistent symptoms, computed tomography (CT) of the lumbar spine was ordered. The results of the CT were read as noncontributory and a physical therapist was consulted. Following examination, the physical therapist recommended left hip radiographs. A CT scan of the hip, which was ordered due to its superior specificity in detecting subtle fractures and to assist interve...
Source: Physical Therapy - Category: Physiotherapy Authors: Tags: J Orthop Sports Phys Ther Source Type: research
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