Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Acute Low Back Pain: An Update of the Cochrane Review

  title={Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Acute Low Back Pain: An Update of the Cochrane Review},
  author={S. Rubinstein and C. Terwee and W. Assendelft and M. D. de Boer and M. V. van Tulder},
  • S. Rubinstein, C. Terwee, +2 authors M. V. van Tulder
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Spine
  • Study Design. Systematic review of interventions. Objective. To assess the effects of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) for acute low back pain. Summary of Background Data. SMT is one of many therapies for the treatment of low back pain, which is a worldwide, extensively practiced intervention. Methods. An experienced librarian searched for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in multiple databases up to March 13, 2011. RCTs that examined manipulation or mobilization in adults with acute low… CONTINUE READING
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