Education and physiotherapy combination effective in treating low back pain
69 primary care physicians were randomized to one of three groups: control, education, and education and physiotherapy and asked to recruit patients suffering from low back pain (LBP). The physicians recruited 348 patients with. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of primary care education and physiotherapy. Results indicate at 6 months, the greatest improvements in pain and quality of life were seen in the group receiving education and physiotherapy, demonstrating the efficacy of this treatment in a primary care setting for LBP.
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Mar 1;35(5):483-96.