The objective of the study was to compare the effectiveness of prescription medicine, nonspecific group exercise classes, and chiropractic and physical therapy combined with rehabilitative exercises for reducing pain and increasing walking ability in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS).

Project page: Comparing the Effectiveness of Nonsurgical Treatments for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis in Reducing Pain and Increasing Walking Ability
Principal Investigator: Michael J. Schneider, DC, PhD
Organization: University of Pittsburgh
Original Project Title: A Comparison of Non‐Surgical Treatment Methods for Patients with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
HSRProj ID: 20142228
ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT01943435

To cite this document, please use: Schneider M, Ammendolia C, Murphy D,et al. 2019. Comparing the Effectiveness of Nonsurgical Treatments for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis in Reducing Pain and Increasing Walking Ability. Washington, DC: Patient‐Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). https://doi.org/10.25302/2.2019.CER.587

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