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Mobilisation and paracetamol usually enough for simple acute back pain

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.335.7628.1016-c (Published 15 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:1016

Most people who go to the doctor with acute back pain are advised to keep moving and take regular paracetamol. Adding diclofenac, spinal manipulation (physiotherapy), or both to this recommended first line strategy doesn't help them recover any faster, according to …

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