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Clinical Summary

Patient education materials helpful for nonspecific low back pain, sciatica

Susan London   |   15 November 2022

Takeaway

  • Patient education materials were superior to usual care (but not to other interventions) for reducing pain among patients with nonspecific low back pain or sciatica.

Why this matters

  • Guidelines recommend avoidance of imaging and use of conservative measures (reassurance, simple analgesics, self-care strategies, and advice and education).

Study design...

          

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