Effects of proprioceptive exercises on pain and function in chronic neck- and low back pain rehabilitation: a systematic literature review

@inproceedings{McCaskey2014EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of proprioceptive exercises on pain and function in chronic neck- and low back pain rehabilitation: a systematic literature review},
  author={Michael A McCaskey and Corina Schuster-Amft and Brigitte Wirth and Zorica Suica and Eling D de Bruin},
  booktitle={BMC musculoskeletal disorders},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Proprioceptive training (PrT) is popularly applied as preventive or rehabilitative exercise method in various sports and rehabilitation settings. Its effect on pain and function is only poorly evaluated. The aim of this systematic review was to summarise and analyse the existing data on the effects of PrT on pain alleviation and functional restoration in patients with chronic (≥ 3 months) neck- or back pain. METHODS Relevant electronic databases were searched from their respective… CONTINUE READING