Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Low Back Pain: Should I Have Spinal Manipulation?|
|Audience||People with lumbar spine pain considering spinal manipulation for pain relief.|
|Options included||Have spinal manipulation for your low back pain.
Don't have spinal manipulation.
Try heat or ice, medecine, physical therapy, exercise, massage, mobilization.
Acupuncture, changing the way you do your activities.
Or getting cognitive-behavioral therapy
|Year of last update or review||2015|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it developed?||www.healthwise.org
|Health condition||Back Pain|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid|
|8 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2017-04-06.