• What is the most effective treatment for acute low back pain? 

    Harwood, Marc I.; St. Anna, Leilani (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2002-02)
    Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are more effective than placebo for pain relief in patients with acute low back pain (grade of recommendation: A). There is no consistent evidence that NSAIDs are more effective ...