Early interventions are key in managing patients with back pain
Underwood, M. (Martin) M.D.. (2009) Early interventions are key in managing patients with back pain. Guidelines in Practice, Vol.12 (No.10). pp. 29-35.Full text not available from this repository.
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Nearly everyone will be affected by non-specific low back pain at some time in their lives. For most, this is a short-lived episode not requiring any professional advice. However, many people do seek professional advice for low back pain. In addition to GPs, there are increasing numbers of direct-access physiotherapy services provided by primary care trusts, and a large number of private physical therapists (e.g. chiropractors, osteopaths, physiotherapists) are the first point of contact for people with low back pain. A typical GP may see one or two patients with back pain in every surgery, but for many physical therapists, treatment of this condition is a major part of their working life.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School > Health Sciences
Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Backache -- Treatment, Pain -- Treatment, Medicine, Preventive|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Guidelines in Practice|
|Official Date:||October 2009|
|Page Range:||pp. 29-35|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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