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Therapeutic Aquatic Exercise vs Physical Therapy Modalities for Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain

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March 2022

Therapeutic Aquatic Exercise vs Physical Therapy Modalities for Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain

Vol: 201| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Efficacy of Therapeutic Aquatic Exercise vs Physical Therapy Modalities for Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Jan 4;5(1): e2142069.

Contributing Authors:
MS Peng R Wang YZ Wang CC Chen J Wang XC Liu G Song JB Guo PJ Chen XQ Wang

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Synopsis

One hundred and thirteen patients with chronic low back pain were randomized to receive 12 weeks of aquatic exercise therapy (n=56) or physical therapy modalities (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and infrared ray thermal therapy; n=57). The primary outcome of interest was the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ), a measure of daily activities of living and functionality. Secon...

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