- The effectiveness of the McKenzie method in addition to first-line care for acute low back pain: a randomized controlled trialLuciana A C Machado
The George Institute for International Health, PO Box M201 Missenden Rd Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
BMC Med 8:10. 2010..Exercise is also commonly prescribed to these patients. The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the short-term effect of adding the McKenzie method to the first-line care of patients with acute low back pain...
- Imperfect placebos are common in low back pain trials: a systematic review of the literatureL A C Machado
Back Pain Research Group, Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for International Health, Missenden Rd, P O Box M201, Camperdown, NSW, 2050, Australia
Eur Spine J 17:889-904. 2008..Implementation of strategies to facilitate blinding and balance expectations in randomised groups need a higher priority in low back pain research...
- Analgesic effects of treatments for non-specific low back pain: a meta-analysis of placebo-controlled randomized trialsL A C Machado
The George Institute for International Health, Sydney, Australia
Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:520-7. 2009..The objective of this meta-analysis was to estimate the analgesic effects of treatments for non-specific low back pain reported in placebo-controlled randomized trials...