Subgroups in low back pain – were the assumptions correct?

Quick reminder from last post: The aim of our study[1] was to evaluate the assumptions that were made when translating the individual study criteria[2-6] (eg, all the criteria from the original subgrouping studies) into the classification algorithm. To evaluate the impact of these changes made to the individual study criteria, we recruited 250 … [Read more...]

Subgroups in low back pain – a treatment-based classification algorithm

I always feel a bit embarrassed when I partake in blatant self-promotion; however, as this blog post aims to foster discussion rather than self-promote I hope to ease my guilty conscience. So….I’m here to chat about the main study of my PhD that just came out in the April issue of Physical Therapy.[1] To start off with, I have to acknowledge some … [Read more...]