Manual Therapy for Persistent or Chronic Non-Specific Back Pain: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines


( Last Updated : October 8, 2019)
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  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of manual therapies for non-cancer, non-specific back pain?

  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of manual therapies for non-cancer, non-specific back pain?

  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding manual therapies for non-cancer, non-specific back pain?


Key Message

Six systematic reviews (four with meta-analyses) were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of manual therapies for non-cancer, non-specific back pain. In addition, three evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding manual therapies for non-cancer, non-specific back pain.