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Effect of Yoga Vs. Stretching on Chronic Back Pain

2014-08-27 03:39:38 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study will compare the effectiveness of yoga classes, exercise classes, and a self-care book in the management of pain and function for people with low back pain.It will also for physical, psychological and physiological factors associated with improvement in back pain.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Chronic Non-specific Low Back Pain

Intervention

Yoga, Exercise, Self-care book recommendations

Location

Group Health Cooperative
Seattle
Washington
United States
98101

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Group Health Cooperative

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:39:38-0400

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