Intensive physical and psychosocial training program for patients with chronic low back pain. A controlled clinical trial.

@article{Alaranta1994IntensivePA,
  title={Intensive physical and psychosocial training program for patients with chronic low back pain. A controlled clinical trial.},
  author={Hannu Alaranta and U M Ryt{\"o}koski and Aimo Rissanen and Seija A Talo and Tapani R{\"o}nnemaa and Pauli J Puukka and S. L. Karppi and Tapio Videman and Veikko Kallio and P{\"a}r Sl{\"a}tis},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1994},
  volume={19 12},
  pages={1339-49}
}
STUDY DESIGN The authors conducted a controlled clinical trial with 1-year follow-up to define the effectiveness of an intensive physical and psychosocial training program on patients with low back pain. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA The intervention group included 152 patients (mean age 40.5 yr, Million index 45.1/100), and the reference group included 141 patients (mean age 40.4 yr, Million-index 44.5/100). METHODS The progressive intervention program consisted of intensive physical training… CONTINUE READING