CBRG Utilization 2009

2009

Europe

Savigny P, Kuntze S, Watson P, Underwood M, Ritchie G , Cotterell M, et al. 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.
References CBRG reviews:
Prolotherapy injections for chronic low-back pain (Dagenais 2007)
Massage for low-back pain (Furlan 2002)
Exercise therapy for treatment of non-specific low-back pain (Hayden 2006)
Back schools for non-specific low-back pain (Heymans 2008)
Behavioural treatment for chronic low-back pain (Ostelo 2005)
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for low-back pain (Roelofs 2008)
Antidepressants for non-specific low-back pain (Urquhart 2008)
Neuroreflexotherapy for non-specific low-back pain (Urrutia 2004)
Lumbar supports for prevention and treatement of low-back pain (van Duijvenbode 2008)
Low level laser therapy for non-specific low-back pain (Yousefi 2007)

Sockoll I, Kramer I, Bodeker W. iga.Report 13e: Effectiveness and economic benefits of workplace health promotion and prevention, Summary of the scientific evidence 2000 to 2006. [1], 1-85. 2009. Germany, Federal Association of Company Health Insurance Funds (BKK Bundesverband).
References CBRG reviews:
Back schools for non-specific low-back pain (Heymans 2004)
Lumbar supports for prevention and treatment of low-back pain (van Tulder 2006)

North America (USA)

Chou R, Fanciullo GJ, Fine PG, Adler JA, Ballantyne JC, Davies P et al. Clinical guidelines for the use of chronic opioid therapy in chronic noncancer pain. The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society 2009; 10(2):113-130.
References CBRG reviews:
Work conditioning, work hardening and functional restoration for workers with back and neck pain (Schonstein 2003)
Behavioural treatments for low-back pain (Ostelo 2005)
Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for subacute low back pain among working age adults (Karjalainen 2001)

Chou R, Loeser JD, Owens DK, Rosenquist RW, Atlas SJ, Baisden J, et al. Interventional therapies, surgery, and interdisciplinary rehabilitation for low back pain: an evidence-based clinical practice guideline from the American Pain Society. Spine. 2009 May 1;34(10):1066-77.
References CBRG reviews:
Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for chronic low-back pain (Guzman 2002)
Prolotherapy injections for chronic low-back pain (Dagenais 2007)
Surgery for degenerative lumbar spondylosis (Gibson 2005)
Surgical interventions for lumbar disc prolapse (Gibson 2007)

Chou R, Atlas SJ, Stanos SP, Rosenquist RW. Nonsurgical Interventional Therapies for Low Back Pain: A Review of the Evidence for an American Pain Society Clinical Practice Guideline. Spine 2009; 34(10):1078-1093.
References CBRG reviews:
Prolotherapy injections for chronic low-back pain (Dagenais 2007)
Surgical interventions for lumbar disc prolapse (Gibson 2007)
Surgical interventions for lumbar disc prolapse (Gibson 2000)
Radiofrequency denervation for neck and back pain (Niemisto 2003)
Injection therapy for subacute and chronic low-back pain (Staal 2008)
Injection therapy for subacute and chronic benign low-back pain (Nelemans 1999)
Prolotherapy injections for chronic low-back pain (Yelland 2004)
Surgery for degenerative lumbar spondylosis (Gibson 2005)

Chou R, Baisden J, Carragee EJ, Resnick DK, Shaffer WO, Loeser JD. Surgery for Low Back Pain: A Review of the Evidence for an American Pain Society Clinical Practice.
References CBRG reviews:
Surgery for degenerative lumbar spondylosis (Gibson 2005)
Surgical interventions for lumbar disc prolapse (Gibson 2007)
Surgical interventions for lumbar disc prolapse (Gibson 2000)
Surgery for degenerative lumbar spondylosis (Gibson 2000)

Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement. Health Care Guideline: Assessment and Management of Chronic Pain. [Fourth Edition], 1-91. 2009.
References CBRG reviews:
Surgery for cervical radiculopathy (Fouyas 2001)
Herbal medicine for low-back pain (Gagnier 2007)
Surgery for lumbar disc prolapse (Gibson 1999)
Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for chronic low-back pain (Guzman 2002)
Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for neck and shoulder pain (Karjalainen 2008)

Chou R, Huffman L. Guideline for the evaluation and management of low back pain: Evidence review. Glenview, IL American Pain Society, 2009
References CBRG reviews:
Acupuncture and dry-needling for low-back pain (Furlan 2005)
Acupuncture for low-back pain (van Tulder 1999)
Advice to stay active as a single treatment for low-back pain and sciatica (Hilde 2002)
Antidepressants for non-specific low-back pain (Urquhart 2008)
Back schools for non-specific low-back pain (Heymans 2004)
Bed rest for acute low-back pain and sciatica (Hagen 2004)
Behavioural treatment for chronic low-back pain (Ostelo 2005)
Exercise therapy for treatment of non-specific low-back pain (Hayden 2005)
Herbal medicine for low-back pain (Gagnier 2006)
Individual patient education for low-back pain (Engers 2008)
Injection therapy for subacute and chronic benign low-back pain (Nelemans 2001)
Injection therapy for subacute and chronic low-back pain (Staal 2008)
Insoles for prevention and treatment of low-back pain (Sahar 2007)
Low level laser therapy for non-specific low-back pain (Yousefi 2007)
Lumbar supports for prevention and treatment of low-back pain (van Tulder 2001)
Lumbar supports for prevention and treatment of low-back pain (van Duijvenbode 2008)
Massage for low-back pain (Furlan 2002)
Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for neck and shoulder pain among working age adults (Karjalainen 2003)
Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for neck and shoulder pain among working age adults (Karjalainen 2001)
Multidisciplinary rehabilitation for chronic low-back pain (Guzman 2001)
Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for chronic low-back pain (Karjalainen 2002)
Muscle relaxants for non-specific low-back pain (van Tulder 2003)
Neuroreflexotherapy for non-specific low-back pain (Urrutia 2004)
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for low-back pain (van Tulder 2000)
Prolotherapy injections for chronic low-back pain (Dagenais 2007)
Radiofrequency denervation for neck and back pain (Niemisto 2003)
Rehabilitation after lumber disc surgery (Ostelo 2002)
Spinal manipulative therapy for low-back pain (Assendelft 2003)
Superficial heat or cold for low back pain (French 2006)
Surgical interventions for lumbar disc prolapse (Gibson 2007)
Traction for low-back pain with or without sciatica (Clarke 2006)
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for chronic low-back pain (Khadilkar 2005)