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What do physios think about exercise programs to prevent low back pain?

Lauren Finestone

What do we know about physiotherapists’ understanding of, attitudes to and experiences of delivering low back pain exercise programs?

Attention is increasingly turning to the use of exercise — particularly exercise programs — to prevent low back pain. That is, to reduce the risk of a first or recurring episode (primary prevention) and the intensity and disability of future low back pain flare-ups (secondary prevention).  Patients with low back pain often go to physios when they have low back pain. And they have been interested in accessible low back pain preve...

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