What kinds of treatment have been effective for your lower back pain?
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What is the treatment for low back pain?
So, how is low back pain treated? Well, as described above, the treatment very much depends on the precise cause of the low back pain. Moreover, each patient must be individually evaluated and managed in the context of the underlying background health status and activity level.
As has been highlighted by research presented at the national meeting of the
American College of Rheumatology, a very important aspect of the individual
evaluation is the patient's own perception of their particular situation.
British researchers found that those who believed that their symptoms had serious consequences on their lives and that they had, or treatments had, little control over their symptoms were more likely to have a poor outcome. This research points out to physicians the importance of addressing the concerns and perceptions that patients have about their condition during the initial evaluations.
Finally, it should be noted that the conditions listed above are intended
for general review. There are many other causes of back pain, including upper back pain, that have not been