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Syda Productions/ShutterstockOnce your doctor rules out serious issues like cancer, fracture, infection, and arthritis, a back scan is an unnecessary expense. “Everyone else has ‘non-specific’ low back pain and we manage it in the same way,” says the lead author of the Lancet research, professor Rachelle Buchbinder, PhD, a researcher of clinical epidemiology at Monash University in Australia. “Unfortunately sometimes patients become very focused on needing to find a specific diagnosis.” Although back pain sufferers may push for scans, says Dr. Buchbinder, the evidence indicates that imaging isn’t much help in identifying the source of pain.
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^ Jump up to: a b Rubinstein SM, van Middelkoop M, Assendelft WJ, de Boer MR, van Tulder MW (2011). Rubinstein SM, ed. “Spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low-back pain”. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2): CD008112. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD008112.pub2. PMID 21328304. Archived from the original on 9 June 2013.
San Diego Chargers Liners American Academy of Neurology. Practice parameters: Magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of low back syndrome (summary statement). Report of the Quality Standards Committee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology 1994;44:767-770.
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Low Down on Low Back Pain Contents [hide] Item # 805877 Model # FG0L495A Low back pain can best be described in terms of specific accompanying features. Low back pain is acute if it has a duration of about 1 month or less. Chronic low back pain is usually defined by symptoms of two months or more. Both acute and chronic low back pain can be further defined by the presence or absence of neurologic symptoms and signs. Nonspecific or nonradicular low back pain is not associated with neurologic symptoms or signs. In general, the pain is localized to the spine or paraspinal regions (or both) and does not radiate into the leg. In general, nonspecific low back pain is not associated with spinal nerve root compression. Nonspecific low back pain might or might not be associated with significant pathology on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and is often a result of simple soft tissue disorders such as strain, but it can also be caused by serious medical disorders arising in the bony spine, parameningeal, or retroperitoneal regions. See Table 1 for the differential diagnosis for low back pain.
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Cat Supplies Save $10.00 (20%) Medical Products If there are no red flags, there is often little to be gained in obtaining X-rays for patients with acute back pain. Because about 90% of people have improved within 30 days of the onset of their back pain, most doctors will not order tests in the routine evaluation of acute, uncomplicated back pain.
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Reversible: Yes view all The standard approach to the patient with nonspecific chronic spine pain is physical therapy. By 3 to 4 weeks after onset of symptoms, unless there is serious underlying structural disease, there is no reason the patient should not be enrolled in an aggressive program of mobilization, postural improvement, and increased endurance. Yoga techniques provide useful stretching maneuvers that the patient can learn by video instruction. In the treatment of subacute and chronic spine pain, osteopathic physicians and chiropractors provide spinal manipulation techniques, such as thrust, muscle energy, counter-strain, articulation, and myofascial release. A study by Andersson and associates in patients with nonradicular lumbar spine pain of 3 to 26 weeks’ duration compared a medical program that included physical therapy with a program that included active spinal manipulation.11 At 12 weeks, there was no significant difference in the degree of improvement between the two groups, although the group that received manipulation required significantly less analgesia, anti-inflammatories, and muscle relaxants, and they used less physical therapy. More than 90% of the patients in both groups were satisfied with their care.
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↑ Helen Clare, Roger Adams, Chris G Maher. A systematic review of efficacy of McKenzie therapy for spinal pain. THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOTHERAPY 50(4):209-16 · FEBRUARY 2004 (Level of evidence: 1A)
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Scarves Art & Sol Home + StyleLookbooks The Monogram Studio RecommendationsMartyn Lawrence Bullard Arthritis: The spondyloarthropathies are inflammatory types of arthritis that can affect the lower back and sacroiliac joints. Examples of spondyloarthropathies include reactive arthritis (Reiter’s disease), ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, and the arthritis of inflammatory bowel disease. Each of these diseases can lead to low back pain and stiffness, which is typically worse in the morning. These conditions usually begin in the second and third decades of life. They are treated with medications directed toward decreasing the inflammation. Newer biologic medications have been greatly successful in both quieting the disease and stopping its progression.
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cancer a tumor in or near the spine Many kinds of cancer can cause many kinds of back pain, but some strong themes are: the pain grows steadily and is mostly unaffected by position and activity, worse with weight bearing and at night, and comes with other signs of being unwell.
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Topaz Antique Gold Orthotics and Insoles Our Business Follow X-rays of the lower back show only the bones. They can help detect degenerative changes due to osteoarthritis, compression fractures, spondylolisthesis, and ankylosing spondylitis. However, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography (CT) provides clearer images of bones and, particularly MRI, can show soft tissues (including disks and some nerves). MRI or CT is usually necessary when doctors are checking for disorders that cause subtle changes in bone and disorders of soft tissue. For example, MRI or CT can confirm or exclude the diagnosis of a herniated disk (see A Herniated Disk), spinal stenosis, cancer, and usually infection. These tests can also indicate whether nerves are being compressed.
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