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The Effectiveness of Mechanical Traction Among Subgroups of Patients With Low Back Pain and Leg Pain: A Randomized Trial (2016)

Thackeray, A., Fritz, J. M., Childs, J. D., & Brennan, G. P. (2016). The effectiveness of mechanical traction among subgroups of patients with low back pain and leg pain: A randomized trial. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 46(3), 144-154.

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The presently examined study involved 120 people with low back pain and nerve root compression who were split into either an extension based treatment group or an extension based treatment group with mechanical traction. Participants received 12 trea ...

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Population:

Adult

Discipline:

PT

Diagnosis:

Back/SpineChronic PainLegsOrthopaedics