Herbal medicine for low-back pain

H. Oltean, C.S. Robbins, M.W. van Tulder, B.M. Berman, C. Bombardier, J.J. Gagnier

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BACKGROUND: Low-back pain (LBP) is a common condition and imposes a substantial economic burden upon people living in industrialized societies. A large proportion of people with chronic LBP use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), visit CAM practitioners, or both. Several herbal medicines have been purported for use in treating people with LBP. This is an update of a Cochrane Review first published in 2006.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD004504
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2014


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