This guideline covers assessing and managing low back pain and sciatica in people aged 16 and over. It outlines physical, psychological, pharmacological and surgical treatments to help people manage their low back pain and sciatica in their daily life. The guideline aims to improve people’s quality of life by promoting the most effective forms of care for low back pain and sciatica.
This guideline covers surgical treatment of children younger than 12 years who have fluid buildup behind their eardrum (otitis media, also known as ‘glue ear’). It aims to improve hearing and quality of life in children with otitis media.
Recommendation ID CG115/3 Question Is acupuncture effective in reducing alcohol consumption compared with standard care? Any explanatory
This guideline covers assessing and managing osteoarthritis in adults. It covers both pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments. It promotes effective treatment options to control joint pain and improve function in people with osteoarthritis.
breathlessness in the advanced stages of some diseases. The routine use of acupuncture or acupressure; distractive auditory stimuli...
Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous coblation of the intervertebral disc for low back pain and sciatica
Evidence-based recommendations on non-rigid stabilisation techniques for the treatment of low back pain
Evidence-based recommendations on peripheral nerve-field stimulations (using low-voltage electricity to mask pain) for chronic low back pain
Evidence-based recommendations on transcutaneous electrical stimulation of the supraorbital nerve for treating and preventing migraine
Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) for treating recurrent migraine
Evidence-based recommendations on occiptial nerve stimulation (electrical pulses to mask pain) for intractable chronic migraine (severe headaches)
Evidence-based recommendations on transcutaneous stimulation of the cervical branch of the vagus nerve for cluster headache and migraine
Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous electrothermal treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus for low back pain and sciatica
Evidence-based recommendations on transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for treating and preventing migraine (headaches)
Caesarean Section (CS) of complementary therapies used during labour (such as acupuncture, aromatherapy, hypnosis, herbal products,...