Intervention Protocol

Muscle energy technique for non-specific low-back pain

  1. Helge Franke1,*,
  2. Gary Fryer2,
  3. Raymond WJG Ostelo3,
  4. Karl-Ludwig Resch4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Back Group

Published Online: 16 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009852

How to Cite

Franke H, Fryer G, Ostelo RWJG, Resch KL. Muscle energy technique for non-specific low-back pain (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD009852. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009852.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Siegen, Germany

  2. 2

    Victoria University, School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Melbourne, Australia

  3. 3

    VU University, Department of Health Sciences, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  4. 4

    German Institute for Health Research, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Bad Elster, Germany

*Helge Franke, Fürst-Bülow-Str.10, Siegen, 57074, Germany.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 16 MAY 2012




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  2. Abstract

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

The objective of this review is to scrutinise the effectiveness of MET in the treatment of non-specific back pain with special emphasis on subjective pain parameters, functional status, or both compared with control interventions or untreated controls, respectively.