An Australian review has shown that muscle relaxants are unsuitable for low back pain treatment, providing little to no benefit and exposing patients to adverse events. The study – published in the BMJ – reviewed 49 randomised controlled trials in adults with non-specific low back pain that assessed antispastics (eg baclofen), benzodiazepines, antispasmodics and miscellaneous ...
Muscle relaxants: evidence review finds no support for use in low back pain
By Natasha Doyle
8 Jul 2021