Low Back Pain and Sciatica

The best predictors that a patient will get better with low back pain and sciatica is Directional Preference and Centralization (movements that reduce pain).

Reference: Donelson R, Long A, Spratt K, Fung: Influence of DP on two clinical dichotomies: Acute versus chronic pain and axial low back pain versus sciatica. PM&R, 2012

Michael C. Geraci Jr.

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