Care Pathway for the Management of Non-specific Low Back Pain

Management of symptoms for persistent non-specific low back pain >3 months duration

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The primary goals of clinical care are to promote recovery by reducing symptoms and return patients to their normal activities of daily living. Encourage patients to participate in their program of care by remaining active.

Based on shared decision-making between the patient and provider, any one of the following therapeutic interventions is recommended:

Interventions that are NOT recommended include:

Discuss the risks and benefits of the care plan with the patient.

No

No

No

Yes

Are symptoms ≤3 months?

Yes

Management of Symptoms

 

Based on shared decision making between the patient and provider, any one of the following therapeutic interventions is recommended:

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Yes

Yes

No

No

Discharge

Are symptoms >3 months?

Management of Symptoms

 

Based on shared decision making between the patient and provider, any one of the following therapeutic interventions is recommended:

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Yes

Yes

Yes

Discharge

Yes

No

No