Back Injuries

General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Dec 2011

Keele STarT Back Screening Tool website

http://www.keele.ac.uk/sbst/

The Keele STarT Back Screening Tool (SBST) is a brief validated tool (Hill et al 2008), designed to screen primary care patients with low back pain for prognostic indicators that are relevant to initial decision making.The use of this tool is free and open to all - no license is required. However, when using the tool please ensure the copyright and funding statement is maintained at all times.

(Keele University)
Jul 2011

A Comparison of Massage Therapy and Usual Medical Care for Chronic Low Back Pain (PDF)

http://www.annals.org/content/155/1/I-28.full.pdf

This summary report, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, discusses lower back pain relief.

(Annals of Internal Medicine)
Sep 2006

Back Talk – An Owner’s Manual for Backs (PDF)

http://www.worksafebc.com/publications/health_and_safety/by_topic/assets/pdf/back_talk.pdf

The information and advice in this booklet will help you understand how the back works, provide tips for avoiding injury, and show you how to care for your back during recovery.

(WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
Aug 2005

Back Injury Prevention (English/Spanish) (PDF)

http://www.tdi.state.tx.us/pubs/videoresource/essibackinj.pdf

This program provides information on proper care of the back to help reduce the potential for back injuries in the workplace and at home.

(TWCC)
Aug 2005

Back Injury Prevention

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/ergonomics/inj_prev.html

OSH Answers includes answers to questions about manual materials handling hazards, preventing back injury, job re-design and more.

(CCOHS)
Jun 2005

Spine-health.com

http://spine-health.com/

Our goal is to provide you with a comprehensive, highly informative and useful resource for understanding, preventing, and seeking appropriate treatment for back and neck pain and related conditions. This site has been developed by a multi-specialty group of medical professionals.

(Spine-health.com)
Dec 2002

Muscle, Bone, and Back Injuries

http://www.nasdonline.org/document/1179/d001015/muscle-bone-and-back-injuries.html
(NASD)
Dec 2002

Links to Back Injury Information from MEDLINEplus

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/backinjuries.html
(NLM)