Motor control exercise for chronic non-specific low-back pain.

  title={Motor control exercise for chronic non-specific low-back pain.},
  author={Bruno Tirotti Saragiotto and Christopher G. Maher and Tie P Yamato and Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa and Luciola da Cunha Menezes Costa and Raymond W. J. G. Ostelo and Luciana Gazzi Macedo},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Non-specific low back pain (LBP) is a common condition. It is reported to be a major health and socioeconomic problem associated with work absenteeism, disability and high costs for patients and society. Exercise is a modestly effective treatment for chronic LBP. However, current evidence suggests that no single form of exercise is superior to another. Among the most commonly used exercise interventions is motor control exercise (MCE). MCE intervention focuses on the activation of… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 61 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 558 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 29 extracted citations

61 Citations

Citations per Year
Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 61 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 38 references

Effects of selective exercise for the deep abdominal muscles and lumbar stabilization exercise on the thickness of the transversus abdominis and postural maintenance

  • JS Hewitt, L Billington, S Cole, J Byng
  • Journal of Physical Therapy Science
  • 2015

Macedo is author of one study included in this review (Macedo 2012), and participated in the inclusion process of trials in this review

  • Dr Luciana
  • 2012

The effects of dynamic isolated lumbar extensor training on lumbar multifidus functional cross - sectional area and functional status of patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain

  • MJ Willemink, HW vanEs, PH Helmhout, AL Diederik, JC Kelder, JP vanHeesewijk
  • Spine
  • 2012

Effectiveness of lumbar stabilization exercises for reducing chronic low back pain and improving quality - of - life

  • O Megumi, K Koji, K Keisuke, M Toshiki
  • European Journal of Pain Supplements
  • 2011

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…