There is a lack of sufficient high quality evidence of clinical benefit to support a recommendation for the use of ultrasound as a treatment for low back pain or sciatica and or peripheral joints. Read more
There is moderate quality evidence of benefit of manual therapy treatment for infants with ‘colic’ for reduced crying time. Read more
Dawn Carnes, the National Council for Osteopathic Research (NCOR) Director, sets out some of its achievements over the past 12 months. Find out more about the research and activities that could support your CPD and professional development.
NCOR has continued to have a very busy year supporting the development of research in the osteopathic profession and responding to the growing public interest in the evidence for osteopathy. Read more
Dawn Carnes, Director of the National Council for Osteopathic Research (NCOR), summarises new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on treating adults with non-specific low back pain and sciatica.
NICE’s guideline NG59, Low Back Pain and Sciatica in Over 16s: Assessment and Management, was published in December 2016. Read more
Dr Dawn Carnes summarises her attendance at the World Pain Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in October 2014.
Recently I attended the World Pain Congress in my role as a senior researcher at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. Read more