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Finally, NIH-funded researchers are studying various complementary and alternative therapies for low back pain, including those aimed reducing stress and negative emotions believed to aggravate the experience of pain. For example, virtual reality programs are being studied for their ability to help people cope with persistent pain.
Data Sources: We searched PubMed for the key term acute low back pain; this term was also searched with the following key terms: medications, nonsteroidals, muscle relaxants, opioids, red flags, differential diagnosis, exercise, McKenzie, spine stabilization, traction, acupuncture, heat, ice, advice, cost, manipulation, chiropractic care, brace, bed rest, massage. In addition, we searched the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Clinical Evidence, Essential Evidence Plus, and the National Guideline Clearinghouse. Search dates: April 2011 and May 2, 2011.
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Lower Back Pain Symptoms Allow your doctor to look at the bones and joints in your spine and can help identify fractures, tumors, dislocations, bone spurs, or other potential causes of pain.
Lower Back Pain - Effective Treatments Anticonvulsants—drugs primarily used to treat seizures—may be useful in treating people with radiculopathy and radicular pain. See Ice Packs for Back Pain Relief
Diagnostic Workup Awards "There's evidence that exercise reduces the rate of recurrence by 50 per cent. That's a good reduction. Not a lot of medical treatments are that effective."
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