Navigation Links
Immediate treatment can alleviate future back problems
Date:4/18/2011

Immediate treatment by a physiotherapist, bypassing a waiting list, can reduce problems with recurring low back pain, reveals a thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Many people suffer with low back pain, and most get better. However, those who suffer with long-term pain can find that their work, everyday and leisure activities are limited to varying degrees. Given that long-term pain often requires extensive treatment, it is important that the pain be treated at an early stage.

"I wanted to find out whether patients' low back pain could be alleviated in the long run if primary care clinics could offer examinations and treatment by a physiotherapist without any delay in the form of a doctor's referral or waiting list," says Lena Nordeman, a registered physiotherapist and researcher at the Sahlgrenska Academy.

As part of her thesis, she therefore carried out a study in a same-day appointment model with the option of going straight to a physiotherapist, with or without a referral from a doctor. The effect of receiving an examination and treatment within 48 hours was subsequently evaluated compared to being on a waiting list for four weeks before receiving the same treatment.

60 patients with low back pain for 3-12 weeks took part in the study, which was carried out in primary health care in Sdra lvsborg, south-west Sweden.

"We saw that both groups improved after the treatment ended. The group that had been given early access to an examination and individualised treatment maintained their improvement after six months, while the group that had been held on a waiting list were more likely to suffer with recurring back pain," says Nordeman, who draws the conclusion that early examination and treatment by a physiotherapist as soon as a patient asks for care could be important for reducing low back pain in the long term.

Her thesis also included an investigation of 130 women who had suffered with low back pain for more than th
'/>"/>

Contact: Lena Nordeman
lena.nordeman@vgregion.se
46-070-171-4463
University of Gothenburg
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Jion Beijing Great Wall International Travel Agency Immediate Exposure to China Expo 2010
2. Anthem Blue Crosss Announcement That It Will Temporarily Suspend a 39% Health Insurance Rate Increase Should Not Deter Immediate Legislative Action
3. Justice Department Files for Immediate Relief Regarding Conditions at Conway Human Development Center, in Conway, Arkansas
4. Mega Stock Picks (megastockpicks.com) Initiates Coverage on FDA Approval for POZEN, Inc.(NasdaqGM: POZN) Drug Vimovo with Immediate Buy Recommendation
5. doeLegal Delivers Real-Time Analytics for Immediate Electronic Billing Control
6. Make An Immediate Difference On Earth Day - AquaBella Organic Solutions Will Help - As A Gift
7. Universal HIV testing and immediate treatment could reduce but not eliminate HIV/AIDS epidemic
8. Putting focus on immediate health effects may improve weight loss success
9. Study finds more Americans bypassing their personal physician when immediate treatment required
10. Studies identify complications in women undergoing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction
11. Despite Treatment, Employees with Depression Generate Higher Absentee Costs, According to Thomson Reuters Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... American College of Sports Medicine flagship journal Medicine ... supplementation with L-Citrulline before exercise may help reduce ... strenuous exercise. 1 , Participants in the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 IsoComforter, Inc. has introduced the ... patented IsoTube design to treat specific body parts and muscle ... progressive and easy to use patented cold therapy machine with ... related orthopedic and muscle injuries. IsoComforter has become the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 EBSCO Information Services ... are expanding their relationship in an effort to further promote ... world. While EBSCO has long made AMA journals available via ... agent for The JAMA Network. , Long known ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Compare-autoinsurance.org has released a ... insured by an auto insurance policy . , Some ... policy. Clients should check the newly released blog post to see ... cars and dangerously damaged vehicles are some of the cars that ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... USA (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 State ... statewide data management system with support from GEOSYSTEMS, a ... The new solution will leverage Hexagon Geospatial’s ERDAS ... vector data as well as point clouds and documents. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 3Health News:IsoComforter Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market 2Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 2Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 3Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 4Health News:Some Vehicles Cannot Be Covered By An Auto Insurance Policy! 2Health News:State Forestry Institute Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Embraces Hexagon Geospatial Technology 2Health News:State Forestry Institute Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Embraces Hexagon Geospatial Technology 3
... Public Health have found the first evidence that perfluorinated ... in everyday items such as food packaging, pesticides, clothing, ... associated with infertility in women. , ... reproductive medicine journal, the study found that women who ...
... Omaha-based SimplyWell will be presented to President ... health care in the United States.Former Speaker of the House ... hosted a special event January 26 at the National Press ... of Finding What Works." Joined by a ...
... 30 Meijer initiated a voluntary,recall of two types of ... ice cream novelties sold in all of its stores in ... from,its stores and gas stations. All sell-by dates are impacted ... has recalled the following items:, -- Meijer ...
... sugary fare may be to blame, researchers say , , ... TV more than five hours a day are prone ... suggests. , The connection? Too much time spent watching ... food choices, University of Minnesota researchers say. , "Television ...
... Jan. 30 Turner Construction Company, the nation,s ... the $323 million state-of-the-art Greenfield replacement hospital for ... manager for the project that is scheduled for ... advanced technologies in order to ensure quality clinical ...
... the American Heart Association recommends that omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty ... seeds, are beneficial when part of a heart-healthy eating ... energy (calories) from omega-6 PUFAs, and will derive most ... in the diet. Precise recommended daily servings will depend ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Household chemicals may be linked to infertility 2Health News:Household chemicals may be linked to infertility 3Health News:Applying the Obama Test to Healthcare: SimplyWell Cited as Top 10 Best Practices by Center for Healthcare Transformation 2Health News:Meijer Announces Voluntary Recall for Some Meijer Brand Peanuts and Ice Cream Novelties Citing Possible Health Risk 2Health News:Adult Fast-Food Diets Tied to Too Much TV as Teen 2Health News:Adult Fast-Food Diets Tied to Too Much TV as Teen 3Health News:Turner Reaches Milestone on $323 Million Virtua West Jersey Replacement Hospital in Voorhees, N.J. 2Health News:Omega-6 PUFAs and risk of cardiovascular disease 2
(Date:1/22/2015)...  Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI ), a medical device ... to treat voiding dysfunctions, today reported financial results for ... Global revenue for the Company,s Urgent ®  PC ... quarterly revenue record, as compared to $3.9 million in ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... WOODBRIDGE, ON , Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics ... company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease ... summary of the Company,s accomplishments in 2014 and its outlook ... Dear Fellow Shareholders, We would like ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015  Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH ) announced ... of the new Simple Plex platform through its Proteins ... the re-branding of the previously acquired CyPlex instrument platform ... a transformative immunoassay technology which integrates an innovatively designed ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 2Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 3Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 4Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 5Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 6Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 7Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 8Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 9Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 10Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 11Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 12Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 13Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 14Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 15Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 16Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 17Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 18Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 2Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 3Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 4Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 5Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 6Pivotal Therapeutics: Year in Review and CEO Update 7Bio-Techne Launches Simple Plex Platform 2Bio-Techne Launches Simple Plex Platform 3
... /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... patented biopharmaceutical medicine, modernized traditional Chinese medicine (mTCM), branded ... the earnings conference call for the third quarter of ... be held at 9:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday, May ...
... 2012 First Quarter Total Revenue $856 million, including $66 million ... forma organic growth for the combined company, adjusting for the impact ... 2012 First Quarter GAAP EPS Loss of $0.04; Cash EPS ... was $0.99 , 2012 First Quarter GAAP Cash ...
Cached Medicine Technology:TPI to Host Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2012 Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. ET 2Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports 2012 First Quarter Financial Results 2Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports 2012 First Quarter Financial Results 3Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports 2012 First Quarter Financial Results 4Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports 2012 First Quarter Financial Results 5Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports 2012 First Quarter Financial Results 6Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports 2012 First Quarter Financial Results 7Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports 2012 First Quarter Financial Results 8Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports 2012 First Quarter Financial Results 9Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports 2012 First Quarter Financial Results 10Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports 2012 First Quarter Financial Results 11Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports 2012 First Quarter Financial Results 12Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports 2012 First Quarter Financial Results 13Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports 2012 First Quarter Financial Results 14Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports 2012 First Quarter Financial Results 15Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports 2012 First Quarter Financial Results 16
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: