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Exercise therapy for acute non-specific low-back pain

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  • Intervention

Authors

  • W IJzelenberg,

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    1. VU University Medical Center, Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • W IJzelenberg, Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, Amsterdam, 1007 MB, Netherlands. h.ijzelenberg@vu.nl.

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  • Sidney M Rubinstein,

    1. VU University Medical Center, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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  • Jill Hayden,

    1. Dalhousie University, Dept. of Community Health & Epidemiology, Halifax, NS, Canada
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  • Bart W Koes,

    1. Erasmus Medical Center, Department of General Practice, Rotterdam, Netherlands
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  • Maurits W van Tulder

    1. VU University, Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The objective of this systematic review is to assess the effectiveness of exercise therapy on pain, functional status, recovery, general health, and return to work at short, intermediate and long-term follow-up as compared to no treatment and other conservative treatments in adults with non-specific acute LBP.

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