acute low back pain

acute low back pain

Rehabilitation medicine A nonspecific symptom of abrupt onset or an exacerbation of chronic low back pain of < 3 wks in duration Management Continuing normal activities within the limits allowed by the pain leads to more rapid recovery than either bedrest or back-mobilizing exercises See Low back pain.
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4,5 Numerous therapeutic choices[5] for the management of acute low back pain are available but a simple, noninvasive, safe approach associated with rapid recovery is yet to be determined.
Assessment of efficacy and psychomotor performances of thiocolchicoside and tizanidine in patients with acute low back pain.
However, there is a limited role of imaging in non-specific acute low back pain without the red flags, as the findings poorly correlate with symptoms.
A recent meta-analysis of spinal manipulation for acute low back pain concluded that it is moderately effective in reducing pain and increasing function.
My own experience of an episode of acute low back pain made me aware of how horrible it can be and how fantastic it is to get it put right.
high-risk chronic back pain, as patients with chronic low back pain have shown to have worsened psychosocial sequelae relative to acute low back pain patients.
The team studied 538 patients experiencing acute low back pain, migraines or ankle sprains that sought treatment in emergency rooms.
The study involved 528 patients with acute low back pain, migraine or ankle sprains who presented at the emergency departments of the Alfred Hospital, Cabrini Malvern, Epworth Hospital and Northern Hospital between January 2010 and December 2011.
The review of 26 clinical trials found that manipulating the spine can bring"modest" relief to people with acute low back pain pain that has lasted no more than six weeks.
They define acute low back pain as lasting less than 4 weeks, subacute low back pain as lasting 4-12 weeks, and chronic low back pain as lasting more than 12 weeks.
They define acute low back pain as lasting fewer than 4 weeks, subacute low back pain as lasting 4-12 weeks, and chronic low back pain as lasting more than 12 weeks.
A work-up for acute low back pain associated with minor trauma and no radiation or limitation to movement can be done conservatively.

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