Back schools for the treatment of chronic low back pain: possibility of benefit but no convincing evidence after 47 years of research—systematic review and meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Straube2016BackSF,
  title={Back schools for the treatment of chronic low back pain: possibility of benefit but no convincing evidence after 47 years of research—systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Sebastian Straube and Markus Harden and Heiko Schr{\"o}der and Barbora Arendack{\'a} and Xiangning Fan and R Andrew Moore and Tim Friede},
  booktitle={Pain},
  year={2016}
}
Back schools are interventions that comprise exercise and education components. We aimed to systematically review the randomized controlled trial evidence on back schools for the treatment of chronic low back pain. By searching MEDLINE, Embase, and Cochrane Central as well as bibliographies, we identified 31 studies for inclusion in our systematic review and 5 of these for inclusion in meta-analyses. Meta-analyses for pain scores and functional outcomes revealed statistical superiority of back… CONTINUE READING
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