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For acute and subacute low back pain, low- to moderate-quality evidence supports the efficacy of acupuncture, massage, spinal manipulation, superficial heat, lumbar supports, and low-level laser therapy, the guideline authors concluded.
It covers principles of therapeutic modalities and rehabilitation; the physiology of pain and injury; electrical modalities and nerve stimulation; cold and superficial heat therapies; ultrasound, electromagnetic fields, and laser therapies; mechanobiology, exercise, and manual therapies; and putting it all together.
Physical treatment of peripheral facial nerve palsy comprises superficial heat therapy (hot pack or infrared), electrical stimulation, massage, exercise, and biofeedback training.

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