People with LBP and leg pain and/or neurological symptoms should receive a lower limb neurological examination (including straight leg raise) when first identifed, and have symptoms monitored during subsequent visits.
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A full neurological examination is warranted in the presence of lower limb pain and/or other neurological symptoms.