Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management

NICE draft guideline includes updated recommendations on pharmacological management of sciatica and low back pain

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David Aitchison 2 months ago

I fail to see the harm in presiding a course of Diazepam for up to 3 days in a cure sciatica or torticollis.

The problems with Benzodiazepine use relate to insufficient counselling when prescribing and repeat prescribing 

There is no obvious alternative Rx

However, am excellent summary of expert thinking