Pilates-based therapeutic exercise: effect on subjects with nonspecific chronic low back pain and functional disability: a randomized controlled trial.

STUDY DESIGN A randomized controlled trial, prestest-posttest design, with a 3-, 6-, and 12-month follow-up. OBJECTIVES To investigate the efficacy of a therapeutic exercise approach in a population with chronic low back pain (LBP). BACKGROUND Therapeutic approaches developed from the Pilates method are becoming increasingly popular; however, there have… CONTINUE READING