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2020 Nov 24

Musculoskelet Sci Pract


Why is exercise prescribed for people with chronic low back pain? A review of the mechanisms of benefit proposed by clinical trialists.


Wun A, Kollias P, Jeong H, Rizzo RRN, Cashin AG, Bagg MK, McAuley JH, Jones MD
Musculoskelet Sci Pract. 2020 Nov 24; 51:102307.
PMID: 33254007.


Exercise is recommended for the management of chronic low back pain (CLBP). Trialists have proposed numerous mechanisms to explain why exercise improves pain and function in people with CLBP, but these are yet to be synthesised.