Classics from the spine literature revisited: a randomized trial of 2 versus 7 days of recommended bed rest for acute low back pain.

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STUDY DESIGN Review of a trial of bed rest for patients with acute low back pain. OBJECTIVES To assess the validity and results of the study, and their applicability to and influence on current clinical practice and recommendations. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Although bed rest has been a cornerstone of treatment for acute low back pain, historically… (More)

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@article{Atlas1997ClassicsFT, title={Classics from the spine literature revisited: a randomized trial of 2 versus 7 days of recommended bed rest for acute low back pain.}, author={Steven J. Atlas and Ernest Volinn}, journal={Spine}, year={1997}, volume={22 20}, pages={2331-7} }