Management of low-back pain in family practice: a critical review.

  • Jimmy R. Gilbert
  • Published 1986 in
    Canadian family physician Medecin de famille…


There is a profusion of both orthodox and unorthodox treatments for low-back pain, many of which have been inadequately evaluated. Conflicting claims exist for nearly all of these treatments. To assess the evidence supporting these commonly used conservative therapies in family practice, a set of methodological criteria for evaluating the validity and… (More)