Exercise Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain in the Elderly: A Meta-Analysis
Effects of exercise therapy on disability, mobility, and quality of life in the elderly with chronic low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.J Orthop Surg Res. 2023 Jul 19;18(1):513.
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Sixteen randomized controlled trials including a total of 989 elderly patients with chronic low back pain were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis assessing the efficacy of exercise therapy (n=496) vs. a non-exercise control (n=493). Outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), function measured by the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), mobility measured by the...
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