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Research short: Is there a better physio treatment for chronic lower back pain?

Sean Gleeson

A new study suggests therapeutic climbing may trump a standard exercise regime in treating lower back complaints.

Lower back complaints are among some of the most vexing and enduring workplace conditions. It has long been evident that certain types of physical exercise are effective in treating back problems – however, little research has been done on which kinds of exercise are the most effective in improving mental and physical wellbeing in patients with back problems. In the past five years, a number of studies have examined the benefits of i...

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