Non-drug therapies for low back pain

May 2, 2017   |   Evidence in Integrative Healthcare

Study | Nonpharmacologic Therapies for Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review for an American College of Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline.

Published | Annals of Internal Medicine, April 4 2017.

Study purpose | A systematic review of nonpharmacologic therapies for low back pain conditions

Findings | Several nonpharmacologic therapies, including acupuncture, for primarily chronic low back pain are associated with moderate effects on pain; findings include new evidence on mind-body interventions.