Management of recurrent sub-acute low back pain

Comparison of the effect of specific movement control exercise and general exercise

A major challenge in treating non-specific LBP is the heterogeneity of the patients. The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of specific movement control exercise combined with manual therapy to general exercise and manual therapy. It was found that both interventions led to a significant improvement (i.e. reduction in disability), with the effect of specific movement control exercise being significantly greater than the effect of general exercise.


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