The updated NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) guidelines for Assessment and Management of Low Back Pain and Sciatica in over 16s were published in November 2016. The recommendations in the guidelines represent the view of NICE, arrived at after careful consideration of the evidence available.
The guidelines include recommendations on the following:
· Assessment of low back pain and sciatica
· Non-invasive treatments for low back pain and sciatica
· Invasive treatments for low back pain and sciatica
Here is the link to the updated guidance: