The efficacy of active rehabilitation in chronic low back pain. Effect on pain intensity, self-experienced disability, and lumbar fatigability.

@article{Kankaanp1999TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of active rehabilitation in chronic low back pain. Effect on pain intensity, self-experienced disability, and lumbar fatigability.},
  author={Markku Kankaanp{\"a}{\"a} and Simo P. Taimela and Olavi Airaksinen and Osmo H{\"a}nninen},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1999},
  volume={24 10},
  pages={1034-42}
}
STUDY DESIGN A randomized study comparing the results of active rehabilitation and passive control treatment in patients with chronic low back pain with follow-up at 6 months and 1 year. OBJECTIVES To study the efficacy of active rehabilitation on pain, self-experienced disability, and lumbar fatigability. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Exercises in an outpatient setting are widely used for the treatment of chronic low back pain. The efficacy of the active rehabilitation approach has been… CONTINUE READING

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