Report Documention-based care (DBC) package for chronic low back pain (2004-2008) Stephen P Ambu¹, Joon W Mak¹, Cho Naing¹, Nagarajah LH Leong² Wee H Kee³ ¹International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia ²Open University Malaysia ³Documentation Based Care (Malaysia), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ABSTRACT Introduction: Low back pain has an important clinical, social, economic, and public health impact.

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Effect on Pain Intensity, Self-Experienced Disability, and Lumbar Fatigability Markku Kankaanpa ̈a ̈, BM,*† Simo Taimela, MD,‡ Olavi Airaksinen, MD,* and Osmo Ha ̈nninen, MD, PhD† Study Design. A randomized study comparing the results of active rehabilitation and passive control treatment in patients with chronic low back pain with follow-up at 6 months and 1

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A Follow-Up Study Simo Taimela, MD, DMSc,* Carlo Diederich, PT,† Marc Hubsch, PT,† and Michel Heinricy, PT† Study Design. An observational follow-up. Objectives. To analyze the role of physical exercise and inactivity on the long-term outcome after active out- patient low back rehabilitation. Summary of Background Data. There is considerable evidence documenting the efficacy of

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S. TAIMELA 1, 2, S. NEGRINI 3, C. PAROLI 4 Musculoskeletal disorders of which low back pain (LBP) accounts for more than 50% are now the most common cause of chronic incapacity in industrialized countries. The traditional approach in looking for the reason (etiology) for musculoskeletal disorders is to search struc- tural failures but, in

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