Spinal manipulative therapy for acute low back pain: an update of the cochrane review

Sidney M Rubinstein, Caroline B Terwee, Willem J J Assendelft, Michiel R de Boer, M.W. van Tulder

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STUDY DESIGN: Systematic review of interventions.OBJECTIVE: To assess the effects of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) for acute low back pain.SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: SMT is one of many therapies for the treatment of low back pain, which is a worldwide, extensively practiced intervention.METHODS: An experienced librarian searched for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in multiple databases up to March 13, 2011. RCTs that examined manipulation or mobilization in adults with acute low back pain (
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Publication statusPublished - 2013

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