Low back pain: decrease in pain and disability with Modic antibiotic spine therapy
Antibiotic treatment in patients with chronic low back pain and vertebral bone edema (Modic type 1 changes): a double-blind randomized clinical controlled trial of efficacyEur Spine J. 2013 Apr;22(4):697-707. doi: 10.1007/s00586-013-2675-y. Epub 2013 Feb 13
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Dr. Hanne Albert discusses antibiotic treatment in patients with chronic low back pain and vertebral bone edema (Modic type 1 changes).
162 patients (144 of whom completed the 1-year follow-up) suffering from chronic low back pain and Modic type 1 changes (bone edema in vertebrae) were randomized to either receive one of two dosing regimens of antibiotic or placebo tablets 3 times a day, for 100 days. Results indicated that there was a significant improvement in pain, disability and all other secondary outcomes reported in the ant...
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