Study Title and Description
Effectiveness of acupuncture for nonspecific chronic low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Key Questions Addressed
|2||What are the comparative benefits and harms of different nonpharmacological, noninvasive therapies for acute or chronic nonradicular low back pain, radicular low back pain, or spinal stenosis? (Including but not limited to interdisciplinary rehabilitation, exercise (various types), physical modalities (ultrasound, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation [TENS], electrical muscle stimulation [EMS], interferential therapy [IFT], heat [various forms], and ice), traction tables/devices, back supports/bracing, spinal manipulation, various psychological therapies, acupuncture, massage therapy (various types), yoga, magnets, and low-level lasers)|
Primary Publication Information
|Title||Effectiveness of acupuncture for nonspecific chronic low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.|
|Author||Lam M., Galvin R., Curry P.|
|Country||*Department of School of Social Work & Social Policy, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland; and †School of Physiotherapy, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Republic of Ireland.|
Pubmed ID: 24026151
Secondary Publication Information
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Extraction Form: Noninvasive Treatments for Low Back Pain
Results & Comparisons
No Results found.