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Showing 1 to 15 of 171 results for low back pain

  1. Low back pain

    All NICE products on low back pain. Includes any guidance, advice and quality standards.

  2. Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management (NG59)

    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.

  3. Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s (QS155)

    This quality standard covers the assessment and management of non-specific low back pain and sciatica in young people and adults aged 16 years and over. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  4. Digital technologies for managing non-specific low back pain: early value assessment

    In development [GID-HTE10021] Expected publication date: TBC

  5. Peripheral nerve-field stimulation for chronic low back pain (IPG451)

    Evidence-based recommendations on peripheral nerve-field stimulation for chronic low back pain. This involves implanting electrodes in the back, connected to a neurostimulator under the skin to mask the back pain by modulating the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

  6. Percutaneous intradiscal radiofrequency treatment of the intervertebral disc nucleus for low back pain (IPG545)

    Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous intradiscal radiofrequency treatment of the intervertebral disc nucleus for low back pain. This involves relieving low back pain by delivering heat energy to the damaged disc.

  7. Transaxial interbody lumbosacral fusion for severe chronic low back pain (IPG620)

    Evidence-based recommendations on transaxial interbody lumbosacral fusion for low back pain in adults. This involves removing a damaged disc through a small cut at the base of the spine, and replacing it with an artificial implant.

  8. Lateral interbody fusion in the lumbar spine for low back pain (IPG574)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lateral interbody fusion in the lumbar spine for low back pain in adults. This involves removing the damaged disc and fixing parts of the spine together, to relieve pain.

  9. Non-rigid stabilisation techniques for the treatment of low back pain (IPG366)

    Evidence-based recommendations on non-rigid stabilisation techniques for the treatment of low back pain. This involves joining the problem bones together using a non-rigid implant between two or more vertebrae.

  10. Implementing a program to provide improved access to physiotherapy and enhanced management for patients with low back pain and sciatica

    to allow patients with low back pain faster access to physiotherapy and to implement the NICE guideline NG59 for low back...

  11. Neurostimulation of lumbar muscles for refractory non-specific chronic low back pain (IPG739)

    Evidence-based recommendations on neurostimulation of lumbar muscles for refractory non-specific chronic low back pain in adults. This involves implanting a pulse generator under the skin of the upper buttock or lower back, which the person can use to manage their pain.

  12. Percutaneous coblation of the intervertebral disc for low back pain and sciatica (IPG543)

    Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous coblation of the intervertebral disc for low back pain and sciatica. This involves using heat from an electrode to destroy the tissue.

  13. Best evidence for a better back (BE FABB) - A triage, assessment and education service for patients with low back pain with or without sciatica

    Following the NICE Guidelines for Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s (NG59) we reviewed our pathway to ensure compliance

  14. Radiofrequency ablation of the basivertebral nerve for chronic low back pain

    Register an interest in this interventional procedure   ...

  15. Percutaneous electrothermal treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus for low back pain and sciatica (IPG544)

    Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous electrothermal treatment of the intervertebral disc annulus for low back pain and sciatica. This involves delivering heat energy to the damaged disc annulus.