viernes, 15 de junio de 2018

EHC Program Update: Chronic Pain Final Report

Noninvasive Nonpharmacological Treatment for Chronic Pain: A Systematic Review | Effective Health Care Program
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Evidence Review Now Available

Selected Key Messages:

-  Interventions that improved function and/or pain for at least 1 month when used for—
  • Chronic low back pain: Exercise, psychological therapies (primarily cognitive behavioral therapy [CBT]), spinal manipulation, low-level laser therapy, massage, mindfulness-based stress reduction, yoga, acupuncture, multidisciplinary rehabilitation (MDR).
  • Chronic neck pain: Exercise, low-level laser, Alexander Technique, acupuncture.
  • Knee osteoarthritis: Exercise, ultrasound.
  • Hip osteoarthritis: Exercise, manual therapies.
  • Fibromyalgia: Exercise, CBT, myofascial release massage, tai chi, qigong, acupuncture, MDR.
  • Chronic tension headache: Spinal manipulation.
-  Most effects were small. Long-term evidence was sparse.
-  There was no evidence suggesting serious harms from any of the interventions studied; data on harms were limited.
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