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Academy Members Assist AHRQ With Low Back Pain Review

Mar 31, 2016

Academy members Jana Friedly, MD and Thiru Annaswamy, MD played key roles in developing the recent Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) evidence-based comparative effectiveness review on noninvasive treatments for low back pain.

The review concluded that more research is needed to understand optimal selection of treatments, effective combinations and sequencing of treatments, effectiveness of treatments for radicular low back pain, and effectiveness on outcomes other than pain and function. 

Read the full review.

Learn more about the Academy's other spine efforts.