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The Lower Back Pain Toolkit

is in compliance with the HONcode

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Certificate validity: valid until Aug 2018

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Date of initial review:

16 Feb 2007

Certificate validity:

valid until Aug 2018

Date of last visit:

03 Aug 2017
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The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

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The general information on this web site is designed to support, not replace, specific medical advice or the relationship between you and your health care provider. Always seek specific advice from a physician or other qualified health provider about your particular problem.

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(1) Non Specific or Simple Lower Back Pain Guidelines
(2) Hancock, M. J. et al. Assessment of diclofenac or spinal manipulative therapy, or both, in addition to recommended first-line treatment for acute low back pain: a randomised controlled trial. The Lancet 370, 1638–1643 (2007).
(3) Balagué, F., Mannion, A. F., Pellisé, F. & Cedraschi, C. Non-specific low back pain. Lancet 379, 482–491 (2012).

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The revenue from this site is derived from context-sensitive advertising (Google Ads), affiliate advertising and sales of my own e-book.

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Lower-Back-Pain-Toolkit.com maintains a clear separation between editorial content and sponsorship/advertising.Sponsors and advertisers do not influence the editorial content appearing on Lower-Back-Pain-Toolkit.com.

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