LBP continues to be the world's leading cause of increased years living with disability.
There is a recent trend to move away from a pathoanatomical model of LBP, and classification-based systems have been gaining in popularity. However, definite evidence of the effectiveness of MDT has not been established yet.
11 RCTs of moderate to high quality were analysed. Study quality was assessed using the PEDro scale. The effectiveness of MDT compared with manual therapy, exercise, or a combination of both was tested.