Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Low Back Pain Module
Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Low Back Pain Notes
Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Low Back Pain - BMJ Article
Assessment for Spinal Manipulative Therapy for Low Back Pain Module
Learn what is known about the effect of SMT for chronic low back pain, and where knowledge (or evidence) is lacking.
The student will also be able to answer the following questions:
a.) How does SMT work for the various comparison therapies (i.e. recommended and non-recommended therapies, and sham SMT)?
b.) For which outcomes does SMT work best?
c.) Is SMT a safe treatment for chronic low back pain?
d.) Does it matter what type of professional delivers SMT or type of SMT (i.e. manipulation or mobilisation)?
e.) Is SMT cost-effective for chronic low back pain?
f.) Who is likely to benefit from SMT?
g.) How does it work for those with comorbidities?
2.) Seconday Objectives:
i) Understand the difference between a systematic review and meta-analysis
ii) Learn what criteria are most important when evaluating methodological quality.
CPD Hours/Points = 2