Because of the prevalence of chronic non-specific neck pain (CNSNP) internationally, more attention has been paid in recent years to evaluate the efficacy of therapeutic exercise (TE) with this condition. The purpose of the study was to conduct a current review of RCTs concerning the effect of TE on pain and disability...[Read the full story]
Effects of behavioural exercise therapy on the effectiveness of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation for chronic non-specific low back pain: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
Behavioural medical rehabilitation (BMR), used in Germany, can be employed in treating of chronic low back pain (CLBP). A central component of BMR is standard exercise therapy (SET), which has the main direction of improving physical fitness. There is a need to address psychosocial factors within SET and therefore...[Read the full story]
Effect of Therapeutic Exercise on Pain and Disability in the Management of Chronic Nonspecific Neck Pain: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials
Given the prevalence of chronic non-specific neck pain (CNSNP) internationally, attention has increasingly been paid in recent years to evaluate the efficacy of therapeutic exercise (TE) with this condition. The purpose of this study was to conduct a current review of RCTs concerning the effect of TE on pain and disability...[Read the full story]
Accuracy of the Canadian C-spine rule and NEXUS to screen for clinically important cervical spine injury in patients following blunt trauma: a systematic review.
There is uncertainty about the optimal approach to screen for clinically important cervical spine (C-spine) injury following blunt trauma. A recent systematic review has investigated the diagnostic accuracy of the Canadian C-spine rule and the National Emergency X-Radiography Utilization Study (NEXUS) criteria to assist...[Read the full story]
Thoracic spinal manipulation (TSM) is often used in the treatment of non-specific neck pain, which is a major health problem in the Western society. However, there is insufficient evidence that TSM is more effective in reducing pain and disability than control treatments in patients with non-specific neck pain. Despite...[Read the full story]
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