Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

@article{Lam2013EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis},
  author={M. Lam and R. Galvin and P. Curry},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2013},
  volume={38},
  pages={2124–2138}
}
Study Design. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs). Objective. To evaluate the totality of evidence in relation to the effectiveness of acupuncture for nonspecific chronic low back pain (NSCLBP). Summary of Background Data. Acupuncture has become a popular alternative for treating clinical symptoms of NSCLBP. A number of RCTs have examined the effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of NSCLBP. Methods. A systematic literature search was completed… Expand
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