Bed rest, physiotherapy, and continuation of activities of daily living were equally effective for sciatica

Wiener, Stanley L.
September 2002
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 137 Issue 2, p66
Academic Journal
Presents a randomized controlled study of bed rest and physiotherapy for acute sciatica. Study design and description of patients; Analysis of pain and disability scores between bed rest, physiotherapy and activities of daily living; Assessment of outcomes indicating treatment failure and indications for surgery.


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