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Low Back Pain Strategy

Pilot to enhance care to low back pain patients

The University Health Network (UHN) is spearheading a provincial pilot that will set up rapid assessment and education centres for patients coping with non-acute low back pain.

The Inter-professional Spine Assessment and Education Clinics (ISAEC) pilot program launched in November 2012 in three regions: Toronto, Hamilton and Thunder Bay. The three regions will test and evaluate a model where allied health providers will offer :

ISAEC patients will be given more streamlined and evidence-based access to specialists and diagnostic imaging services where it is deemed appropriate. Patients will be better supported than ever before to effectively manage their low back pain.

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