Is a positive clinical outcome after exercise therapy for chronic non-specific low back pain contingent upon a corresponding improvement in the targeted aspect(s) of performance? A systematic review

@article{Steiger2011IsAP,
  title={Is a positive clinical outcome after exercise therapy for chronic non-specific low back pain contingent upon a corresponding improvement in the targeted aspect(s) of performance? A systematic review},
  author={Florian Steiger and Brigitte Wirth and Eling D. de Bruin and Anne Frances Mannion},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={21},
  pages={575-598}
}
The effect size for exercise therapy in the treatment of chronic non-specific low back pain (cLBP) is only modest. This review aims to analyse the specificity of the effect by examining the relationship between the changes in clinical outcome (pain, disability) and the changes in the targeted aspects of physical function (muscle strength, mobility, muscular endurance) after exercise therapy. We searched for exercise therapy trials for cLBP published up to 15 April 2010 in Medline, Embase… CONTINUE READING
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