Effectiveness of self-management of low back pain: systematic review with meta-analysis.

  title={Effectiveness of self-management of low back pain: systematic review with meta-analysis.},
  author={Vinicius Cunha Oliveira and Paulo Henrique Muniz Ferreira and Christopher G. Maher and Rafael Zambelli Pinto and Kathryn Margaret Refshauge and Manuela Loureiro Ferreira},
  journal={Arthritis care & research},
  volume={64 11},
OBJECTIVE To determine the effectiveness of self-management for nonspecific low back pain (LBP). METHODS We performed a systematic review searching the Medline, Embase, CINAHL, PsycINFO, LILACS, PEDro, AMED, SPORTDiscus, and Cochrane databases from earliest record to April 2011. Randomized controlled trials evaluating self-management for nonspecific LBP and assessing pain and disability were included. The PEDro scale was used to assess the methodologic quality of included trials. Data were… CONTINUE READING

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