Effect of Multidimensional Physiotherapy in Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain

  • End date
    Nov 16, 2023
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Iran University of Medical Sciences
Updated on 16 May 2022
back pain
Accepts healthy volunteers


This study compares the effect of multidimensional physiotherapy to usual evidence-based physiotherapy in the treatment of chronic nonspecific low back pain in adults. Half of the participants will receive multidimensional physiotherapy based on biopsychosocial approach while the other half will receive usual evidence based physiotherapy.


multidimensional physiotherapy treatment include: psychoeducation based on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), education, graded exposure, postural correction exercise, lifestyle change, and electrotherapy.

usual evidence-based physiotherapy include: electrotherapy, education, and trunk general exercises.

Condition Low Back Pain, Mechanical
Treatment Usual Physiotherapy, Multidimensional physiotherapy
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04270422
SponsorIran University of Medical Sciences
Last Modified on16 May 2022


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Inclusion Criteria

Age between 18-50
Low back pain for 3 months or more
Disability based on Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) between 20-60
Fear of movement based on Tampa scale of kinesiophobia >37
Minimum level of education
Native Persian speaking

Exclusion Criteria

Any evidence of e specific medical diagnosis
Rheumatoid disease,fibromyalgia, neuropathy, progressive neurological disease
History of headache, dizziness, nausea, epilepsy, migraines and mental disorder
Beck's Anxiety Inventory> 26
Beck's Depression Inventory II> 29
Having other therapies during the present research
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