Diagnosis and treatment of low back pain

Koes B W, Van Tulder M W, Thomas S.

This review presents the current state of science regarding the diagnosis and treatment of low back pain. The authors used the Cochrane Library to identify relevant systematic reviews that evaluate the effectiveness of conservative, complementary, and surgical interventions and Medline searches to find other relevant systematic reviews to produce an extensive document on the diagnosis and treatment of low back pain.

BMJ, 17 June 2006, 332:1430-1434

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