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Prognostic factors for neuroreflexotherapy in the treatment of subacute and chronic neck and back pain: a study of predictors of clinical outcome in routine practice of the Spanish National Health Service.

Authors
  • Kovacs, Francisco
  • Abraira, Víctor
  • Muriel, Alfonso
  • Corcoll, Josep
  • Alegre, Luis
  • Tomas, Miquel
  • Mir, María Antonia
  • Tobajas, Pablo
  • Gestoso, Mario
  • Mufraggi, Nicole
  • Gil del Real, María Teresa
  • Zamora, Javier
Type
Published Article
Journal
Spine
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2007
Volume
32
Issue
15
Pages
1621–1628
Identifiers
PMID: 17621209
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A longer duration of the current episode is the worst detected prognostic factor for response to NRT, but prognostic models are inaccurate for predicting the clinical outcome of a given patient. In order to improve the success rate of this technology, these results only support earlier referral for patients complying with current indication criteria.

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