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Vol:16 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #13373
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

No Benefit of Adding Thoracic Manipulation to Core Exercise Training and Education for Low Back Pain


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OrthoEvidence. No Benefit of Adding Thoracic Manipulation to Core Exercise Training and Education for Low Back Pain. ACE Report. 2021;16(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13373

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Short-term Effects of Thoracic Spine Thrust Manipulation, Exercise, and Education in Individuals With Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2020 Jan;50(1): 24-32.

Contributing Authors: LR Fisher BA Alvar SF Maher JA Cleland

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Synopsis

One hundred and one patients diagnosed with low back pain (LBP) who underwent 3 sessions of core stabilization exercise and education were randomized to undergo additional thoracic manipulation (n=52) or sham manipulation (n=49). Outcomes of interest included the following: pain using numeric pain-rating scale (NPRS), disability measured using the modified Oswestry Disability Questionnaire (MODQ),...

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