Treatment of chronic lower back pain with lumbar extension and whole-body vibration exercise: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Rittweger2002TreatmentOC,
  title={Treatment of chronic lower back pain with lumbar extension and whole-body vibration exercise: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={J{\"o}rn Rittweger and Karsten Just and Katja Kautzsch and Peter Reeg and Dieter Felsenberg},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2002},
  volume={27 17},
  pages={1829-34}
}
STUDY DESIGN A randomized controlled trial with a 6-month follow-up period was conducted. OBJECTIVE To compare lumbar extension exercise and whole-body vibration exercise for chronic lower back pain. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Chronic lower back pain involves muscular as well as connective and neural systems. Different types of physiotherapy are applied for its treatment. Industrial vibration is regarded as a risk factor. Recently, vibration exercise has been developed as a new type of… CONTINUE READING

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