Secondary prevention of low-back pain. A clinical trial.

  title={Secondary prevention of low-back pain. A clinical trial.},
  author={Milka Donchin and O Woolf and Leon Kaplan and Yizhar Floman},
  volume={15 12},
A clinical trial, aimed at secondary prevention of low-back pain, was performed in 142 hospital employees reporting at least three annual episodes of this condition. Participants were randomly assigned to one of three groups: a calisthenics program (CAL) for 3 months with biweekly sessions of flexion exercises, a back school program (5 sessions), and a control group. The effectiveness of the two intervention programs was evaluated over a 1-year period. Baseline preintervention data and… CONTINUE READING