The natural history of back pain after a randomised controlled trial of acupuncture vs usual care--long term outcomes

Stephanie L Prady, Kate Thomas, Lisa Esmonde, Simon Crouch, Hugh MacPherson

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There is growing evidence about the effectiveness of acupuncture in the short term treatment of chronic low back pain but little is known about long term outcomes. To address this question we followed up participants of a past randomised controlled trial of acupuncture to assess outcomes after 5.5 to 7 years.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121-9
Number of pages9
JournalAcupuncture in Medicine
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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