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Self-Management Interventions for Back Pain: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Published on: December 1, 2016
Project Number: RA0874-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of non-pharmacological self-management interventions for the prevention of back pain?
  2. What is the clinical effectiveness of non-pharmacological self-management interventions for treating or relieving back pain?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of non-pharmacological self-management interventions for the prevention or treatment of back pain?

Key Message

One health technology assessment, 39 systematic reviews and meta-analyses, and six evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding non-pharmacological interventions for back pain.

Tags

wounds and injuries, back pain, cold temperature, complementary therapies, diet, reducing, exercise therapy, hot temperature, mind-body relations, metaphysical, mind-body therapies, pain management, pain perception, physical fitness, resilience, psychological, weight loss, weight reduction programs, self care, self-monitoring, self-obtained, self management, home, home based, pilates, meditation, yoga, back ache, back aches, backache, backaches