Lumbo-Pelvic Guidelines

Original Editor - Elaine Lonnemann

Top Contributors - Elaine Lonnemann, Kim Jackson and Laura Ritchie - Elaine Lonnemann


Lumbo-Pelvic Clinical Practice Guidelines by Country

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Austria

  1. Austria: Austria, Center for Excellence for Orthopaedic Pain Management, Speising. Friedrich M, Likar R (2007) Evidenz- und konsensusbasierte o¨sterreichische Leitlinien fu¨ r das Management akuter und chronischer unspezifischer Kreuzschmerzen. Wien Klin Wochenschr 119(5–6):189–197

Australia

  1. Australian Acute Musculoskeletal Pain Guidelines Group (2003) Evidence-based management of acute musculoskeletal pain. Australian Academic Press, Bowen Hills: Australia, National Health and Medical Research Council

Canada

  1. IHE: Evidence-Informed Primary Care Management of Low Back Pain (3rd edition, December 2015; minor revision July 2017)Institute of Health Economics - Nonprofit Research Organization; Toward Optimized Practice - State/Local Government Agency –CAN
  2. Diagnostic imaging practice guidelines for musculoskeletal complaints in adults—an evidence-based approach—part 3: spinal disorders. Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics. Bussières AE, Taylor JA, Peterson C. 2008 Jan 1;31(1):33-88.
  3. An interdisciplinary guideline development process: the Clinic on Low-back pain in Interdisciplinary Practice (CLIP) low-back pain guidelines Rossignol M, Poitras S, Dionne C, Tousignant M, Truchon M, Arsenault B, Allard P, Coté M, Neveu A. . Implementation Science. 2007 Dec;2(1):36.

Europe

  1. European guidelines for the management of acute nonspecific low back pain in primary care Van Tulder M, Becker A, Bekkering T, Breen A, del Real MT, Hutchinson A, Koes B, Laerum E, Malmivaara A, COST B13 Working Group on Guidelines for the Management of Acute Low Back Pain in Primary Care. . European spine journal. 2006 Mar;15(Suppl 2):s169.
  2. European guidelines for prevention in low back pain. AK Burton, F Balagué, G Cardon, HR Eriksen, Y Henrotin, A Lahad, A Leclerc, G Müller, AJ van der Beek On behalf of the COST B13 Working Group on Guidelines for Prevention in Low Back Pain(2004).
  3. European guidelines for the management of chronic non-specific low back pain. Airaksinen O, Brox JI, Cedraschi C et al (2006)  Eur Spine J 15(2):S192–S300: Europe, COST B13 Working Group on Guidelines for the Management of Chronic Low Back Pain in Primary Care
  4. European guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic girdle pain. Andry Vleeming, Hanne B Albert, Hans Christian Östgaard, Britt Stuge, Bengt Sturesson On behalf of the COST B13 Working Group on Guidelines for Chronic Low BackPain (2004).

Finland

  1. Finland: Low back pain among adults. An update within the Finnish Current Care guidelines. Malmivaara A, Erkintalo M, Jousimaa J, Kumpulainen T, Kuukkanen T, Pohjolainen T, Seitsalo S, Osterman H. Aikuisten alaselkäsairaudet. Working group by the Finnish Medical Society Duodecim and the Societas Medicinae Physicalis et Rehabilitationis, Fenniae. Duodecim. 2008;124:2237-9.

France

  1. France: Agence Nationale d'Accreditation et d'Evaluation en Sante. Guidelines department, diagnosis and management of acute low back pain (3 months) with or without sciatica & diagnosis, management and follow-up of patients with chronic low back pain. Paris; 2000.

  Italy

  1. Italy: Diagnostic therapeutic flow-charts for low back pain patients: the Italian clinical guidelines Negrini S, Giovannoni S, Minozzi S et al (2006) . Euro Medicophys 42(2):151–170

Germany

  1. Germany: Drug Committee of the German Medical Society (2007) Recommendations for treatment of low back pain [in German]. Koln, Germany

Mexico

  1.  Practice guidelines for the management of low back pain Guevara-López U, Covarrubias-Gómez A, Elías-Dib J, Reyes-Sánchez A, Rodríguez-Reyna TS. . Cirugia y cirujanos. 2011;79(3):286-302.

Norway

  1. New clinical guidelines for low back pain Laerum E, Storheim K, Brox JI (2007) . Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127(20):2706 

Netherlands

  1. The Netherlands: Clinical practice guidelines for the management of non-specific low back pain in primary care: an updated overview. Oliveira CB, Maher CG, Pinto RZ, Traeger AC, Lin CW, Chenot JF, van Tulder M, Koes BW. European Spine Journal. 2018 Nov 1;27(11):2791-803.
  2. Dutch physiotherapy guidelines for low back pain. Bekkering GE, Hendriks HJ, Koes BW, Oostendorp RA, Ostelo RW, Thomassen JM, Van Tulder MW. Physiotherapy. 2003 Feb 1;89(2):82-96..

New Zealand

  1. New Zealand acute low back pain guide Gow P, Griffiths R, Grimes P. National Health Committee (2004) National Advisory Committee on Health and Disability, Accident Rehabilitation and Compensation Insurance Corporation.

Spain

  1. Spain: La versión española de la Guía COST B13: una guía de práctica clínica para la lumbalgia inespecífica basada en la evidencia científica The Spanish Back Pain Research Network (2005) Latorre Marques E, Kovacs F, Gil del Real M, Alonso P, Urrutia G. . Dolor. Investigación Clínica & Terapéutica. 2008;23(1):7-17.

UK

  1. NICE: Low back pain. Early management of persistent non-specific low back pain. 2009 May. NGC:007269 National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care - National Government Agency
  2. NICE: Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management de Campos TF. NICE Guideline [NG59]. J Physiother. 2017 Apr 1;63(2):120.

USA

  1. ICSI: Adult acute and subacute low back pain. 1994 Jun (revised 2012 Jan). NGC:008959 Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement - Nonprofit Organization. (USA-Minn)
  2. APTA-Orthopaedic Section (2011) Low Back Pain: Clinical Practice Guidelines Linked to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health.
  3. ACR Appropriateness Criteria® low back pain. 1996 (revised 2011). NGC:008863 American College of Radiology - Medical Specialty Society
  4. MQIC: Management of acute low back pain. 2008 Mar (revised 2011 Sep). [NGC Update Pending] NGC:008744 Michigan Quality Improvement Consortium - Professional Association
  5. WLDI: Low back - lumbar & thoracic (acute & chronic). 2003 (revised 2011 Mar 14). NGC:008517 Work Loss Data Institute - For Profit Organization. US CA
  6. NASS: Diagnosis and treatment of degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis. 2002 (revised 2011). NGC:008766 North American Spine Society - Medical Specialty Society
  7. UMHS: Acute low back pain. 1997 (revised 2010 Jan). NGC:008009 University of Michigan Health System
  8. ASIPP: Comprehensive evidence-based guidelines for interventional techniques in the management of chronic spinal pain. 2003 (revised 2009 Jul-Aug). NGC:007428 American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians - Medical Specialty Society.
  9. AOA: American Osteopathic Association guidelines for osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) for patients with low back pain. 2009 Jul. NGC:007504 American Osteopathic Association - Professional Association. US
  10. ICA: Practicing Chiropractors' Committee on Radiology Protocols (PCCRP) for biomechanical assessment of spinal subluxation in chiropractic clinical practice. 2009. NGC:007250 International Chiropractors Association - Medical Specialty Society.
  11. CCGPP: Chiropractic management of low back disorders: report from a consensus process. 2008 Nov-Dec. NGC:007127 Council on Chiropractic Guidelines & Practice Parameters - Professional Association. US SC
  12. NASS Diagnosis and treatment of degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis. 2008. NGC:006568 North American Spine Society - Medical Specialty Society.
  13. ICA: Best practices & practice guidelines. 2008. NGC:007125 International Chiropractors Association - Medical Specialty Society. US-VA
  14. Diagnosis and treatment of low back pain: A joint clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Pain Society. 2007 Oct 2. NGC:005968 American College of Physicians - Medical Specialty Society; American Pain Society-Professional Association
  15. (ACOEM) Low back disorders. Occupational medicine practice guidelines: evaluation and management of common health problems and functional recovery in workers. 2nd ed. American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM); 2007. 366 p. 1997 (revised 2007). NGC:006456

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