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Release Date: February 2004
This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on low back pain.
Summary of Recommendation
- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the evidence is insufficient to recommend for or against the routine use of interventions to prevent low back pain in adults in primary care settings.
Grade: I Statement.
Current as of February 2004
Primary Care Interventions to Prevent Low Back Pain in Adults, Topic Page. February 2004. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsback.htm