Table 4.
Table 4.

Description of the Study Characteristicsa

  • a Synthesis of the 18 included publications performing 19 comparisons. EG=experimental group that received either physical therapy only or physical therapy added to usual care, CG=control group that received usual care only, GP=general practitioner, LBP=low back pain, CBT=cognitive-behavioral therapy, PFMT=pelvic-floor muscle training, SEP=supervised exercise, PTA=percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, LRS=lumbosacral radicular syndrome, ESCAPE=Enabling Self-Management and Coping of Arthritic Knee Pain Through Exercise.