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Exercise for the Management of Back Pain: Clinical Effectiveness

Last updated: August 3, 2017
Project Number: RB1119-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of exercise for the management of back pain?

Key Message

Forty-six systematic reviews (12 with meta-analysis) were identified regarding the clinical benefits and harms of exercise for adults with back pain.