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2022 Nov 29

Musculoskelet Sci Pract

Factors associated with non-pharmacological, non-operative treatment utilization prior to thoracolumbar spine surgery in Manitoba: A Canadian Spine Outcomes Research Network (CSORN) study.


Evidence for managing chronic low back pain suggests beginning with non-invasive treatments and having surgery as a last resort. Currently, no studies examine treatment engagement for back pain in the six-months preceding elective spine surgery assessment.