April 9, 2015: For patients with a first episode of low back pain (LBP), getting to physical therapy early—and receiving evidence-based interventions—are the keys to significantly reduced health care costs compared with delaying physical therapy or receiving “non-adherent” physical therapy treatments, according to a new study that analyzed health records of members of the US military.
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Early Guideline-Based Physical Therapy Results in Health Care Savings for Patients With LBP