Nonpharmacologic therapies for acute and chronic low back pain: a review of the evidence for an American Pain Society/American College of Physicians clinical practice guideline.

@article{Chou2007NonpharmacologicTF,
  title={Nonpharmacologic therapies for acute and chronic low back pain: a review of the evidence for an American Pain Society/American College of Physicians clinical practice guideline.},
  author={Roger Chou and Laurie Hoyt Huffman},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={147 7},
  pages={492-504}
}
BACKGROUND Many nonpharmacologic therapies are available for treatment of low back pain. PURPOSE To assess benefits and harms of acupuncture, back schools, psychological therapies, exercise therapy, functional restoration, interdisciplinary therapy, massage, physical therapies (interferential therapy, low-level laser therapy, lumbar supports, shortwave diathermy, superficial heat, traction, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, and ultrasonography), spinal manipulation, and yoga for… CONTINUE READING
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