Low Back Pain - Randomized Trials on Treatment / 1 Credit
- Investigate the relative short- and long-term efficacy of high-dose,
supervised low-tech trunk exercise, spinal manipulation and home
exercise with advice for the treatment of chronic low back pain.
- Compare the effects of the McKenzie method with spinal manipulation
for patients with persistent low back pain with centralization or
- Determine the efficacy of spinal manipulation versus NSAID medication (Diclofenac) for acute low back pain.
- Critique and understand the controversial and widely publicized study on antibiotics for chronic low back pain.
- Recognize the value of Clinical Practice Guideline-based care versus usual medical care for acute mechanical low back pain.
Course Reviews: reviews in this course are also available in MP3 format
- Supervised Exercise vs. SMT vs. Home Exercise for Chronic LBP - RCT
- McKenzie Method vs. Spinal Manipulation for LBP +/- Peripheralization
- Spinal Manipulation vs. Diclofenac for Acute Low Back Pain
- Antibiotics for Chronic Low Back Pain: Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial
- CHIRO Study: RCT on Clinical Practice Guideline use in Acute LBP