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Exercise Therapy for Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review Within the Framework of the Cochrane Collaboration Back Review Group
Study Design. A systematic review of randomized controlled trials was performed. Summary of Background Data. Exercise therapy is a widely used treatment for low back pain. Objectives. To evaluate theExpand
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2015 Updated Method Guideline for Systematic Reviews in the Cochrane Back and Neck Group
Study Design. Method guideline for systematic reviews of trials of interventions for neck and back pain, and related spinal disorders. Objective. To help authors design, conduct, and reportExpand
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Multidisciplinary Group Rehabilitation Versus Individual Physiotherapy for Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Randomized Trial
Study Design. A randomized trial. Objective. To evaluate the effectiveness of a semi-intensive multidisciplinary rehabilitation for patients with chronic low back pain in an outpatient setting.Expand
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MRI abnormalities of foot and ankle in asymptomatic, physically active individuals
Abstract Objective. To assess MRI changes in the ankle and foot after physical exercise. Design and patients. Nineteen non-professional marathon runners and 19 age- and sex-matched controlsExpand
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Outcome of invasive treatment modalities on back pain and sciatica: an evidence-based review
Within the framework of evidence-based medicine high-quality randomised trials and systematic reviews are considered a necessary prerequisite for progress in orthopaedics. This paper summarises theExpand
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Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for subacute low back pain among working age adults.
BACKGROUND Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation programs are widely applied for chronic low back pain patients. The biopsychosocial approach for low back pain could also be considered toExpand
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Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for neck and shoulder pain among working age adults.
BACKGROUND Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation programs for neck and shoulder pain require substantial staff and financial resources. Despite questionable scientific evidence of theirExpand
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Does arthroscopic acromioplasty provide any additional value in the treatment of shoulder impingement syndrome?: a two-year randomised controlled trial.
We report a randomised controlled trial to examine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of arthroscopic acromioplasty in the treatment of stage II shoulder impingement syndrome. A total of 140Expand
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Effectiveness of Physiotherapy and Conductive Education Interventions in Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Focused Review
Anttila H, Suoranta J, Malmivaara A, Mäkelä M, Autti-Rämö I: Effectiveness of physiotherapy and conductive education interventions in children with cerebral palsy: a focused review. Am J Phys MedExpand
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Statistical Significance Versus Clinical Importance: Trials on Exercise Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain as Example
Study Design. Critical appraisal of the literature. Objecives. The objective of this study was to assess if results of back pain trials are statistically significant and clinically important. SummaryExpand
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