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More Studies Question Advisability of Imaging for Back Pain

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March 25, 2015: Last week, PT in Motion News reported on a new study supporting the idea that initial referral to a physical therapist (PT) for new uncomplicated low back pain (LBP) resulted in lower overall costs and utilization than referral for advanced imaging. Since then, more articles have surfaced that question imaging as a “go to” strategy for the condition.
Source: APTA Feed

More Studies Question Advisability of Imaging for Back Pain