A Systematic Review of the Effects of Exercise and Physical Activity on Non-Specific Chronic Low Back Pain

@inproceedings{Gordon2016ASR,
  title={A Systematic Review of the Effects of Exercise and Physical Activity on Non-Specific Chronic Low Back Pain},
  author={Rebecca Gordon and Saul R. Bloxham},
  booktitle={Healthcare},
  year={2016}
}
Back pain is a major health issue in Western countries and 60%-80% of adults are likely to experience low back pain. This paper explores the impact of back pain on society and the role of physical activity for treatment of non-specific low back pain. A review of the literature was carried out using the databases SPORTDiscuss, Medline and Google Scholar. A general exercise programme that combines muscular strength, flexibility and aerobic fitness is beneficial for rehabilitation of non-specific… CONTINUE READING
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