Nadine E Foster

Summary

Affiliation: Keele University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Acupuncture as an adjunct to exercise based physiotherapy for osteoarthritis of the knee: randomised controlled trial
    Nadine E Foster
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Stafford ST5 5BG
    BMJ 335:436. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Illness perceptions of low back pain patients in primary care: what are they, do they change and are they associated with outcome?
    Nadine E Foster
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Primary Care Sciences Building, Keele University, North Staffordshire ST5 5BG, Keele, UK
    Pain 136:177-87. 2008
  3. pmc Distinctiveness of psychological obstacles to recovery in low back pain patients in primary care
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, UK
    Pain 148:398-406. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The evidence for and against 'PhysioDirect' telephone assessment and advice services
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele ST5 5BG, UK
    Physiotherapy 97:78-82. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Stratified models of care
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 27:649-61. 2013
  6. pmc Taking responsibility for the early assessment and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal pain: a review and critical analysis
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:205. 2012
  7. pmc Addressing patient beliefs and expectations in the consultation
    Chris J Main
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, N Staffs ST5 5BG, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:219-25. 2010
  8. pmc Measuring troublesomeness of chronic pain by location
    Suzanne Parsons
    Centre for Health Sciences, Institute for Health Sciences Education, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:34. 2006
  9. pmc Is acupuncture a useful adjunct to physiotherapy for older adults with knee pain?: the "acupuncture, physiotherapy and exercise" (APEX) study [ISRCTN88597683]
    Elaine Hay
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, North Staffordshire, United Kingdom, ST5 5BG
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 5:31. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Embedding psychosocial perspectives within clinical management of low back pain: integration of psychosocially informed management principles into physical therapist practice--challenges and opportunities
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    Phys Ther 91:790-803. 2011

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Publications57

  1. pmc Acupuncture as an adjunct to exercise based physiotherapy for osteoarthritis of the knee: randomised controlled trial
    Nadine E Foster
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Stafford ST5 5BG
    BMJ 335:436. 2007
    ..To investigate the benefit of adding acupuncture to a course of advice and exercise delivered by physiotherapists for pain reduction in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee...
  2. doi request reprint Illness perceptions of low back pain patients in primary care: what are they, do they change and are they associated with outcome?
    Nadine E Foster
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Primary Care Sciences Building, Keele University, North Staffordshire ST5 5BG, Keele, UK
    Pain 136:177-87. 2008
    ..These results have implications for the management of patients, and support the need to assess and address patients' cognitions about their back problems...
  3. pmc Distinctiveness of psychological obstacles to recovery in low back pain patients in primary care
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, UK
    Pain 148:398-406. 2010
    ..There is clear redundancy in the measurement of psychological factors. These findings should help to focus targeted interventions for back pain in the future...
  4. doi request reprint The evidence for and against 'PhysioDirect' telephone assessment and advice services
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele ST5 5BG, UK
    Physiotherapy 97:78-82. 2011
    ..By providing a summary of the arguments for, and key concerns about, PhysioDirect, this article stresses the need for more definitive evidence from high-quality randomised controlled trials before widespread roll-out across the NHS...
  5. doi request reprint Stratified models of care
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 27:649-61. 2013
    ..We include consideration of their merits for implementation in practice. We conclude with a set of remaining, key research questions. ..
  6. pmc Taking responsibility for the early assessment and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal pain: a review and critical analysis
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:205. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Addressing patient beliefs and expectations in the consultation
    Chris J Main
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, N Staffs ST5 5BG, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:219-25. 2010
    ..Having identified techniques for facilitating self-disclosure, we conclude by offering suggestions on how to 'close down' the consultation and hand over responsibility to the patient...
  8. pmc Measuring troublesomeness of chronic pain by location
    Suzanne Parsons
    Centre for Health Sciences, Institute for Health Sciences Education, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:34. 2006
    ..The study aimed to determine whether the "troublesomeness grid" is an appropriate measure to assess the severity of pain in different body regions, allowing the comparative severity of pain in different body regions to be assessed...
  9. pmc Is acupuncture a useful adjunct to physiotherapy for older adults with knee pain?: the "acupuncture, physiotherapy and exercise" (APEX) study [ISRCTN88597683]
    Elaine Hay
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, North Staffordshire, United Kingdom, ST5 5BG
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 5:31. 2004
    ..We will thus investigate whether acupuncture is a useful adjunct to advice and exercise for treating knee pain and gain insight into whether this effect is due to specific needling properties...
  10. doi request reprint Embedding psychosocial perspectives within clinical management of low back pain: integration of psychosocially informed management principles into physical therapist practice--challenges and opportunities
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    Phys Ther 91:790-803. 2011
    ....
  11. pmc IMPaCT Back study protocol. Implementation of subgrouping for targeted treatment systems for low back pain patients in primary care: a prospective population-based sequential comparison
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:186. 2010
    ..The IMPaCT Back study is investigating the effects of introducing and supporting a subgrouping for targeted treatment system in primary care...
  12. doi request reprint Subgrouping patients with low back pain in primary care: are we getting any better at it?
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Man Ther 16:3-8. 2011
    ..This paper critically reviews progress in subgrouping for targeted treatment for patients with low back pain, identifies the key arguments for and against subgrouping and highlights the attributes of robust approaches in this field...
  13. pmc The relationship between patient and practitioner expectations and preferences and clinical outcomes in a trial of exercise and acupuncture for knee osteoarthritis
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    Eur J Pain 14:402-9. 2010
    ..We found weak evidence, from secondary outcomes, that patients' expectations, both general and treatment-specific, are related to clinical outcome from exercise and acupuncture...
  14. pmc Barriers and progress in the treatment of low back pain
    Nadine E Foster
    Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    BMC Med 9:108. 2011
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Treatment and the process of care in musculoskeletal conditions. A multidisciplinary perspective and integration
    Nadine E Foster
    Department of Physiotherapy Studies, Primary Care Sciences Research Center, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Orthop Clin North Am 34:239-44. 2003
    ..When better understanding of these factors and the mismatch between professionals and patients is achieved, then theoretical frameworks, treatment approaches, and the education of professionals in appropriate management will be improved...
  16. doi request reprint The effectiveness of a posted information package on the beliefs and behavior of musculoskeletal practitioners: the UK Chiropractors, Osteopaths, and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists Low Back Pain ManagemENT (COMPLeMENT) randomized trial
    David W Evans
    School of Health and Rehabilitation, Keele University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:858-66. 2010
    ..Randomized controlled trial...
  17. pmc Targeted treatment in primary care for low back pain: the treatment system and clinical training programmes used in the IMPaCT Back study (ISRCTN 55174281)
    Gail Sowden
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    Fam Pract 29:50-62. 2012
    ..THE TRAINING PACKAGES: Building on previous interventions for other pilot studies and randomized trials, we have developed and delivered clinical training and support programmes for GPs and physiotherapists...
  18. pmc Comparison of stratified primary care management for low back pain with current best practice (STarT Back): a randomised controlled trial
    Jonathan C Hill
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Lancet 378:1560-71. 2011
    ..We compared the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of stratified primary care (intervention) with non-stratified current best practice (control)...
  19. doi request reprint UK-based physical therapists' attitudes and beliefs regarding exercise and knee osteoarthritis: findings from a mixed-methods study
    Melanie A Holden
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1511-21. 2009
    ..This may be explained by their underlying attitudes and beliefs. We aimed to describe UK physical therapists' attitudes and beliefs regarding exercise and knee OA, and understand and explain them...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of stratified care for low back pain in family practice (IMPaCT Back): a prospective population-based sequential comparison
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Ann Fam Med 12:102-11. 2014
    ..We aimed to determine the effects of implementing risk-stratified care for low back pain in family practice on physician's clinical behavior, patient outcomes, and costs...
  21. pmc Conceptual overlap of psychological constructs in low back pain
    Paul Campbell
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, UK
    Pain 154:1783-91. 2013
    ..Most measures tap into patients' emotional distress. These findings help us to understand how psychological constructs relate together; implications for future research and clinical practice are discussed. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of TENS frequency, intensity and stimulation site parameter manipulation on pressure pain thresholds in healthy human subjects
    Linda S Chesterton
    Department of Physiotherapy Studies, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Pain 106:73-80. 2003
    ..All other TENS intervention groups showed hypoalgesic responses similar to the sham TENS group, and none of these groups reached a clinically significant hypoalgesic level...
  23. doi request reprint A primary care back pain screening tool: identifying patient subgroups for initial treatment
    Jonathan C Hill
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 59:632-41. 2008
    ..To develop and validate a tool that screens for back pain prognostic indicators relevant to initial decision making in primary care...
  24. pmc How does the self-reported clinical management of patients with low back pain relate to the attitudes and beliefs of health care practitioners? A survey of UK general practitioners and physiotherapists
    Annette Bishop
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Pain 135:187-95. 2008
    ..Future studies need to investigate whether approaches aimed at modifying these HCP factors can lead to improved patient outcomes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Interrater reliability of algometry in measuring pressure pain thresholds in healthy humans, using multiple raters
    Linda S Chesterton
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Clin J Pain 23:760-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate interrater reliability using 5 newly trained observers in the assessment of pressure pain threshold (PPT) using a fixed-angle algometer...
  26. pmc PhysioDirect: supporting physiotherapists to deliver telephone assessment and advice services within the context of a randomised trial
    Annette Bishop
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    Physiotherapy 99:113-8. 2013
    ..A computer-based system assists the delivery of a physiotherapy-led musculoskeletal assessment and advice service. Clinical Trials Registration Number (ISRCTN55666618)...
  27. pmc Biopsychosocial care and the physiotherapy encounter: physiotherapists' accounts of back pain consultations
    Tom Sanders
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:65. 2013
    ..However, research has not examined how this new dimension to traditional physical therapy is implemented within the therapeutic consultation...
  28. doi request reprint Role of exercise for knee pain: what do older adults in the community think?
    Melanie A Holden
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:1554-64. 2012
    ..We therefore explored the attitudes and beliefs of older adults in the community about the role of exercise for knee pain using mixed methods...
  29. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in pressure pain threshold in healthy humans
    Linda S Chesterton
    Department of Physiotherapy Studies, McKay Building, Keele University, University Park, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, England, UK
    Pain 101:259-66. 2003
    ..AIMS OF INVESTIGATION: To quantify the magnitude of putative gender differences in experimental pressure pain threshold (PPT), and to establish the relevance of repeated measurements to any such differences...
  30. pmc Prognostic indicators of low back pain in primary care: five-year prospective study
    Paul Campbell
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    J Pain 14:873-83. 2013
    ..09, 95% CI = .997-1.20), and a belief that their LBP would persist increased risk by 6% (RR = 1.06, 95% CI = 1.03-1.09). Both predictors have the potential to be targets for clinical intervention...
  31. pmc Impairment-targeted exercises for older adults with knee pain: protocol for a proof-of-principle study
    Laurence R J Wood
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST7 8AE, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:2. 2011
    ..It is a first step towards testing the effectiveness of this more individually-tailored approach...
  32. pmc The attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of GPs regarding exercise for chronic knee pain: a systematic review
    Elizabeth Cottrell
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Newcastle under Lyme, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 11:4. 2010
    ..This systematic review aims to identify the attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of General Practitioners (GPs) regarding the use of exercise for CKP/KOA...
  33. pmc Testing the effectiveness of an innovative information package on practitioner reported behaviour and beliefs: the UK Chiropractors, Osteopaths and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists Low back pain ManagemENT (COMPLeMENT) trial [ISRCTN77245761]
    David W Evans
    School of Health and Rehabilitation, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:41. 2005
    ..The effect size of such a strategy, at an individual practitioner level, is likely to be small. However, if large numbers of practitioners are targeted, this strategy might achieve meaningful changes at a population level...
  34. pmc Physical therapists' use of therapeutic exercise for patients with clinical knee osteoarthritis in the United kingdom: in line with current recommendations?
    Melanie A Holden
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Phys Ther 88:1109-21. 2008
    ..This study explored whether their current use of therapeutic exercise for patients with this condition is in line with recent recommendations...
  35. ncbi request reprint Do physical therapists in the United kingdom recognize psychosocial factors in patients with acute low back pain?
    Annette Bishop
    Department of Physiotherapy Studies and Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1316-22. 2005
    ..A cross-sectional, descriptive vignette survey of practicing, musculoskeletal physical therapists...
  36. ncbi request reprint Health care practitioners' attitudes and beliefs about low back pain: a systematic search and critical review of available measurement tools
    Annette Bishop
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Pain 132:91-101. 2007
    ..Further development and testing of existing tools should be a priority to ensure they are robust and valid measures of attitudes and beliefs of HCPs about back pain...
  37. pmc Perceptions of general practitioners towards the use of a new system for treating back pain: a qualitative interview study
    Tom Sanders
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    BMC Med 9:49. 2011
    ....
  38. pmc Effectiveness of community physiotherapy and enhanced pharmacy review for knee pain in people aged over 55 presenting to primary care: pragmatic randomised trial
    Elaine M Hay
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele
    BMJ 333:995. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of two primary care strategies for delivering evidence based care to people aged 55 or over with knee pain: enhanced pharmacy review and community physiotherapy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Skin temperature response to cryotherapy
    Linda S Chesterton
    Physiotherapy Department, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:543-9. 2002
    ..To compare the localized skin-cooling effects of 2 cryotherapy modalities and to review the clinical relevance of the results...
  40. doi request reprint Subacromial impingement syndrome and pain: protocol for a randomised controlled trial of exercise and corticosteroid injection (the SUPPORT trial)
    Edward Roddy
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:81. 2014
    ....
  41. pmc Exercise for lower limb osteoarthritis: systematic review incorporating trial sequential analysis and network meta-analysis
    Olalekan A Uthman
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    BMJ 347:f5555. 2013
    ....
  42. pmc Musculoskeletal pain illness perceptions: factor structure of the Illness Perceptions Questionnaire-Revised
    Elaine E Nicholls
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Psychol Health 28:84-102. 2013
    ..The Revised Illness Perceptions Questionnaire (IPQ-R) is commonly used to measure illness perceptions. We tested whether the structure of the IPQ-R was appropriate for use with primary care musculoskeletal pain patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Living with low back pain-Stories of hope and despair
    Mandy Corbett
    Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:1584-94. 2007
    ..Health care practitioners should consider these fluctuating emotions of hope and despair in order to facilitate more patient-centred strategies for treatment...
  44. doi request reprint Land- and water-based exercise therapies for musculoskeletal conditions
    Krysia Dziedzic
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 22:407-18. 2008
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Health services changes: is a run-in period necessary before evaluation in randomised clinical trials?
    Trishna Rathod
    Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Trials 15:41. 2014
    ..This study aimed to determine the optimal run-in period for a new physiotherapy-led telephone assessment and treatment service known as PhysioDirect and whether a run-in was needed prior to evaluating outcomes in an RCT...
  46. ncbi request reprint Sensory stimulation (TENS): effects of parameter manipulation on mechanical pain thresholds in healthy human subjects
    Linda S Chesterton
    Department of Physiotherapy Studies, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Pain 99:253-62. 2002
    ..Stimulation at a combination of the two sites did not produce any greater hypoalgesic effects. These results may have implications for the clinical use of sensory stimulation...
  47. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to back pain amongst musculoskeletal practitioners: a comparison of professional groups and practice settings using the ABS-mp
    Tamar Pincus
    Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, UK
    Man Ther 12:167-75. 2007
    ..The results may help explain current clinical practice patterns observed in these groups and their uptake of clinical guideline recommendations...
  48. ncbi request reprint Re: Goldby LJ, Moore AP, Doust J, Trew ME. A randomised controlled trial investigating the efficiency of musculoskeletal physiotherapy on chronic low back disorder. Spine 2006;31:1083-93
    Nadine E Foster
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2405-6. 2006
  49. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of the Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire: assessment of intraclass correlation coefficients and limits of agreement in patients with osteoarthritis
    Kate V Grafton
    School of Health and Social Care, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Clin J Pain 21:73-82. 2005
    ..This study evaluates the test-retest reliability in patients with osteoarthritis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Level of distress in a recurrent low back pain population referred for physical therapy
    Melinda C Cairns
    Department of Allied Health Professions Physiotherapy, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Herts AL10 9AB, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:953-9. 2003
    ..Recruitment phase of a randomized clinical trial...
  51. ncbi request reprint Back pain online: a cross-sectional survey of the quality of web-based information on low back pain
    Laura Butler
    Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Derby, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:395-401. 2003
    ..A cross section of Web sites accessible to the general public was surveyed...
  52. ncbi request reprint A new multidisciplinary approach to integrating best evidence into musculoskeletal practice
    Kay Stevenson
    Physiotherapy Department, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, North Staffordshire, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:703-8. 2007
    ..The effective integration of research evidence into everyday clinical practice continues to be an important challenge...
  53. ncbi request reprint Shoulder impingement: the effect of sitting posture on shoulder pain and range of motion
    Michael P Bullock
    Physiotherapy Department, Nottingham City Hospital, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    Man Ther 10:28-37. 2005
    ..Further research is required to investigate the long-term effects of postural re-education...
  54. doi request reprint A consensus approach toward the standardization of back pain definitions for use in prevalence studies
    Clermont E Dionne
    Population Health Research Unit, URESP Research Centre of the Laval University Affiliated Hospital, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:95-103. 2008
    ..A modified Delphi study conducted with 28 experts in back pain research from 12 countries...
  55. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of specific spinal stabilization exercises and conventional physiotherapy for recurrent low back pain
    Mindy C Cairns
    School of Health and Emergency Professions, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E670-81. 2006
    ..Pragmatic, multicentered randomized controlled trial, with 12-month follow-up...
  56. ncbi request reprint Physiotherapy management of low back pain in Thailand: a study of practice
    Praneet Pensri
    Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Physiother Res Int 10:201-12. 2005
    ..The objectives of the present study were to investigate the physiotherapy management of LBP in Thailand and to compare the results with those of developed countries where applicable...