Benefits of Craniosacral Therapy in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

  title={Benefits of Craniosacral Therapy in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.},
  author={Adelaida Mar{\'i}a Castro-S{\'a}nchez and Inmaculada Carmen Lara-Palomo and Guillermo Adolfo Matar{\'a}n-Pe{\~n}arrocha and Manuel Saavedra-Hern{\'a}ndez and Jos{\'e} Manuel P{\'e}rez-M{\'a}rmol and Mar{\'i}a Encarnaci{\'o}n Aguilar-Ferr{\'a}ndiz},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  volume={22 8},
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effects of craniosacral therapy on disability, pain intensity, quality of life, and mobility in patients with low back pain. DESIGN A single-blinded randomized controlled trial. PATIENTS Sixty-four patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain (mean age ± SD, 50 ± 12 years; 66% female) who were referred for physical therapy at a clinical unit of the Health Science School of the University of Almeria (Spain). INTERVENTIONS Participants were randomly assigned to… 

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