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Low Back Pain

Early Management of Persistent Non-specific Low Back Pain

NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 88

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Excerpt

This guideline covers the management of persistent or recurrent low back pain defined as non-specific low back pain that has lasted for more than 6 weeks, but for less than 12 months. It does not address the management of severe disabling low back pain that has lasted longer than 12 months.

Contents

Five NICE guidelines have been included on the Bookshelf as part of a pilot project. All NICE guidance is available on the NICE website at www​.nice.org.uk

Suggested citation:

Savigny P, Kuntze S, Watson P, Underwood M, Ritchie G , Cotterell M, Hill D, Browne N, Buchanan E, Coffey P, Dixon P, Drummond C, Flanagan M, Greenough,C, Griffiths M, Halliday-Bell J, Hettinga D, Vogel S, Walsh D. Low Back Pain: early management of persistent non-specific low back pain. London: National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care and Royal College of General Practitioners.

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Bookshelf ID: NBK11702PMID: 20704057

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