Non adherence to clinical guidelines for low back pain reduces chiropractic visits

Despite clinical guideline recommendations that advanced imaging, such as MRI, should not take place in the first 6 weeks of low back pain (LBP) symptoms, in our sample of workers with uncomplicated, nonspecific acute LBP, we found that 19.0 percent of workers with LBP received at least one MRI within this time frame. This nonadherence to guidelines was associated with increased likelihood of… Read More »