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European guidelines for the management of acute non-specific low back pain in primary care.
Inclusion criteria for subjects with back injury included non-specific low back pain that has existed for greater than 4 weeks due to L4, L5 spondylolisthesis.
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 32(3): 551-557 Hayden J, van Tulder M, Malmivaara A and Koes B (2005a): Exercise therapy for treatment of non-specific low back pain.
6 years) with non-specific low back pain of less than three months duration were randomized to one of four groups: CLHT alone (ThermaCare Heatwraps, n=25); directional preference-based exercise alone (Exercise, n=25); combination of CLHT and exercise (CLHT+Exer, n=24); or control (Instructional Booklet, n=26).
A team of Spanish researchers investigated the effects of different types of mattress on patients with chronic non-specific low back pain.
That is why it is often called non-specific low back pain.
All the evidence we have clearly indicates that traditional medical management during the first weeks after injury simply doesn't help for non-specific low back pain (ie.
2340/16501977-0240 Slade SC, Molloy E and Keating JL (2009): People with non-specific low back pain who have participated in exercise programs have preferences about exercise: a qualitative study.