โ€œThe Lancet Series highlighted that more care does not mean better care. More aggressive treatments for low back pain have little proven benefit and have the potential to make things significantly worse for patients. There is no evidence that routine back imaging (being sent for an x-ray or scan) improves outcomes, but patients referred for imaging are significantly more likely to receive unnecessary care and undergo surgery.โ€

Link: https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/people-with-back-pain-are-often-told-to-do-the-exact-opposite-of-what-the-science-says-irish-physiotherapist-on-back-pain-myths-36788984.html