Priority 15 from the Scoliosis PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: What are the most effective combinations of treatment (drugs, physiotherapy, alternative therapies) and self-management approaches (exercise, yoga) to manage the pain caused by scoliosis (pre-surgery)? (JLA PSP Priority 15)
|JLA question ID
|Not available for this PSP
Previous related research studies -
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|What is the most successful management of pain in older people with scoliosis? ~ Does the use of a Brace/Orthosis significantly reduce pain or improve long term outcomes? ~ Is Physiotherapy effective in helping with posture related Pain In scoliosis? ~ What are the best combination of painkillers recommended for (1) moderate pain and (2) severe pain? ~ Alternative therapies to surgery I.e. With patients with long-term pain. Physiotherapy is often not sufficient, yet specialists don't often recommend chiropractor/acupuncture treatment. What else can assist/help patients? ~ What treatments are effective in managing pain for young people with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
|PSP unique ID
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.
|54 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the PSP final report held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|4 November 2017