Osteopathic manipulative treatment for low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

@article{Licciardone2005OsteopathicMT,
  title={Osteopathic manipulative treatment for low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials},
  author={John C. Licciardone and Angela K Brimhall and Linda N King},
  journal={BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders},
  year={2005},
  volume={6},
  pages={43 - 43}
}
BACKGROUND Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) is a distinctive modality commonly used by osteopathic physicians to complement their conventional treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. Previous reviews and meta-analyses of spinal manipulation for low back pain have not specifically addressed OMT and generally have focused on spinal manipulation as an alternative to conventional treatment. The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy of OMT as a complementary treatment for low back… CONTINUE READING
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