Association of Early Imaging for Back Pain With Clinical Outcomes in Older Adults

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13 April 2015

Association of Early Imaging for Back Pain With Clinical Outcomes in Older Adults

In contrast to the recommendations for younger adults, many guidelines allow for older adults with back pain to undergo imaging without waiting 4 to 6 weeks. However, early imaging may precipitate interventions that do not improve outcomes.The objective of this study was to compare function and pain at the 12-month follow-up visit among older adults who received early imaging with those who did not receive early imaging after a new primary care visit for back pain without radiculopathy … ABSTRACT

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