Active treatment programs for patients with chronic low back pain: a prospective, randomized, observer-blinded study

@article{Bendix1995ActiveTP,
  title={Active treatment programs for patients with chronic low back pain: a prospective, randomized, observer-blinded study},
  author={Ane Friis Bendix and Tom Bendix and Shane Ostenfeld and Ellen Bush and Anne Elsborg Andersen},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={1995},
  volume={4},
  pages={148-152}
}
Several new studies have indicated that an active approach to patients with chronic disabling low back pain (LBP) seems effective. Some of these studies emphasize the importance of dealing with the patient's total situation in comprehensive multidisciplinary programs — the bio-psycho-social model. However, these programs are expensive. The aim of this study was to evaluate the rehabilitation outcome from three different active programs in terms of: (1) return-to-work rate, (2) days of sick… CONTINUE READING