Predicting Low Again Ache Outcomes: Options for Future Instructions.
J Orthop Sports activities Phys Ther. 2017 Sep;47(9):588-592
Authors: Boissoneault J, Mundt J, Robinson M, George SZ
Persistent low again ache (LBP) is a typical and expensive musculoskeletal ache situation, and efficient remedy of LBP represents a big aim of bodily therapists. Establishing a focused monitor of remedy for sufferers with LBP at excessive danger for chronicity that’s targeted on modifiable prognostic components may have vital private and societal profit. Such an method would require that clinicians precisely predict the sufferers who’re at an elevated danger of creating continual LBP within the early phases of the situation. On this Viewpoint, we think about the strengths and limitations of current literature and suggest options that will result in the event of parsimonious, cost-effective, and correct predictive fashions of LBP chronicity. J Orthop Sports activities Phys Ther 2017;47(9):588-592. doi:10.2519/jospt.2017.0607.
PMID: 28859589 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]