The Effect of Massage Force on Relieving Nonspecific Low Back Pain
The Effect of Massage Force on Relieving Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled TrialInt J Environ Res Public Health . 2022 Oct 13;19(20):13191.
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Fifty-six female patients with nonspecific low back pain were randomized to receive high-force massage therapy (n=28) or low-force massage therapy (n=28). The primary outcome of interest was pain intensity at 4 weeks, measured using the Visual Analog Scale (VAS). Secondary outcomes such as pain pressure threshold (PPT) and trunk mobility were measured at 4 weeks and Oswestry Disability Index (ODI)...
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