MD’s Receive New Guidelines for Back Pain

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A new article in the Journal of Family Practice endorsed a select group of therapies that show “good-quality patient-oriented evidence” for managing chronic low back pain:

  • Recommend a trial of either acupuncture, mindfulness training, or spinal manipulation for patients with chronic low back pain
  • Recommend tai chi as an exercise modality for patients with osteoarthritis


Lemmon R et al. Nonpharmacologic treatment of chronic pain: What works? J Fam

Pract. 2018 Aug;67(8):474;477;480;483.


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