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Clinical review: What is happening when we manipulate the lumbar spine?

For decades, physical therapists, osteopaths and chiropractors have manipulated the spine in countless patients with low back pain.  Despite proposed theories to explain the effects and prediction rules to forecast who will receive benefit, little evidence has been produced to … Continue reading

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Core balance vs. strengthening in individuals with chronic low back pain

Chronic low back pain (CLBP) is one of the most prevalent and disabling conditions that we see as physiotherapists.  In many countries, it is a leading cause for absenteeism from work and is one of the leading causes for long-term … Continue reading

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