TREATMENT FOR LOW BACK PAIN
Physical Modalities for Low Back Pain
Utrasound has been used for 60 years and is probably the most widely used electrophysical agent. Ultrasound is inexpensive and generally safe, but there is little convincing evidence it is effective.
RESCU Treatment Ratings
R = Risk E = Effectiveness S = Self-Care
C = Cost U = Usefulness (overall rating)
1 = Least Favorable 5 = Most Favorable