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Patient Information 
Patients are educated directly by clinicians and as a group. The impact of the type of information that is most effective has been published since the AHCPR Guide Release including Malmivaara et al., '95, Burton et al., '99&/'00, Buchbinder et al., '01 and others stress the importance of overcoming preconceived fears of using the back to keep patients active after an onset of back symptoms to both speed recovery and reduce the chance of disability. 
Individual Patient Education About Low Back Symptoms 
Back School 
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