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Name: European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society
Dear Editor, We thank the authors of this letter to the editor for the valuable information that they provided. We are familiar to the fact that conservative management is gaining ground against surgi...
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Low back pain (LBP) is a highly prevalent condition and it is associated with significant disability and work absenteeism worldwide. A variety of environmental and individual characteristics have been...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether anti-inflammatory drugs or glucocorticoids are effective in the treatment of acute sciatica
The decree of June 20th 2013 (n° 2013-527) suggests a protocol regarding the transmission of information to the relatives after genetic diagnosis of a serious condition. This decree inclu...
The purpose of this study is to gain initial safety and efficacy data on the experimental agent REN-1654 in patients with pain that radiates down the leg(s), and is typical of sciatica (lu...
This study aims to evaluate the whether receiving physiotherapy early after onset of the problem is better than waiting a few weeks to see if it gets better before starting physiotherapy. ...
This study will evaluate whether treatment with Naproxen 500 mg twice daily is superior to placebo for the improvement of leg pain in patients with sciatica. Half of patients will receive ...
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A condition characterized by pain radiating from the back into the buttock and posterior/lateral aspects of the leg. Sciatica may be a manifestation of SCIATIC NEUROPATHY; RADICULOPATHY (involving the SPINAL NERVE ROOTS; L4, L5, S1, or S2, often associated with INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT); or lesions of the CAUDA EQUINA.
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