Do Norwegian manual therapists provide management for patients with acute low back pain in accordance with clinical guidelines?

@article{Strand2005DoNM,
  title={Do Norwegian manual therapists provide management for patients with acute low back pain in accordance with clinical guidelines?},
  author={Liv Inger Strand and Alice Kv{\aa}le and M{\aa}lfrid R{\aa}heim and Anne Elisabeth Ljunggren},
  journal={Manual therapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={38-43}
}
Manual therapists (MTs) are specialized in examining and treating patients with low back pain (LBP). The aim of the study was to investigate if patients' consultations with Norwegian MTs are in accordance with clinical guidelines for the management of acute LBP. Semi-structured interviews were conducted based on observation of the first consultation. Twenty-two MT students observed two consultations, and thereafter interviewed MTs (convenience sample) about clinical findings, information… CONTINUE READING