Functional Restoration Programs

 

The Current N.I.C.E. guidance on low back pain recommends the use of functional restoration programs for back pain that has been persistant, and that has failed to respond to other evidence based treatments.

They are becoming more freely available in the United Kingom but are not available in all geographical areas.

Many health care professional are unfamiliar with them and may not be aware of just how effective they are at reducing disability

These links will inform you.

 

CASE NOTES A radio 4 webcast

A scientific review