Systematic Review on Noninvasive Nonpharmacological Treatment for Chronic Pain

Project Summary Title and Description

Systematic Review on Noninvasive Nonpharmacological Treatment for Chronic Pain
This review focuses on noninvasive nonpharmacological treatment for chronic pain including exercise, mind-body practices, psychological therapies, multidisciplinary rehabilitation, mindfulness practices, manual therapies, physical modalities, and acupuncture. Many trials have examined the impact of these interventions on outcomes during or immediately after the course of treatment reporting improved function and reduced pain. However, given the persistence of chronic pain, understanding whether the benefits are durable would be very helpful for informing selection of therapies. Therefore, this report focuses on durability of treatment effects, defined as at least 1 month following the end of a course of treatment.
Authors of Report
Andrea C. Skelly, Ph.D., M.P.H.; Roger Chou, M.D.; Joseph R. Dettori, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.P.T.; Judith A. Turner, Ph.D.; Janna L. Friedly, M.D.; Sean D. Rundell, Ph.D., D.P.T.; Rongwei Fu, Ph.D.; Erika D. Brodt, B.S.; Ngoc Wasson, M.P.H.; Shelby Kantner, B.A.' Aaron J.R. Ferguson, B.S.
Methodology description
Systematic Review
Funding Source

Key Questions

1. Key Question 1: Adults with chronic low back pain
2. Key Question 2: Adults with chronic neck pain
3. Key Question 3: Adults with osteoarthritis-related pain
4. Key Question 4: Adults with fibromyalgia
5. Key Question 5: Adults with chronic tension headache

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Interferential current and photobiomodulation in knee osteoarthritis: A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial.Alqualo-Costa R; Rampazo EP; Thome GR; Perracini MR; Liebano RE2021 Oct
Effect of Pain Reprocessing Therapy vs Placebo and Usual Care for Patients With Chronic Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial.Ashar YK; Gordon A; Schubiner H; Uipi C; Knight K; Anderson Z; Carlisle J; Polisky L; Geuter S; Flood TF; Kragel PA; Dimidjian S; Lumley MA; Wager TD2022 Jan 1
Manual therapy versus therapeutic exercise in non-specific chronic neck pain: a randomized controlled trial.Bernal-Utrera C; Gonzalez-Gerez JJ; Anarte-Lazo E; Rodriguez-Blanco C2020 Jul 28
Basic Body Awareness Therapy in patients suffering from fibromyalgia: A randomized clinical trial.Bravo C; Skjaerven LH; Espart A; Guitard Sein-Echaluce L; Catalan-Matamoros D2019 Oct
Osteopathic medicine for fibromyalgia: a sham-controlled randomized clinical trial.Coste J; Medkour T; Maigne JY; Perez M; Laroche F; Perrot S2021
Effectiveness of acupuncture vs. core stability training in balance and functional capacity of women with fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled trial.Garrido-Ardila EM; Gonzalez-Lopez-Arza MV; Jimenez-Palomares M; Garcia-Nogales A; Rodriguez-Mansilla J2020 May
Effects of Physiotherapy vs. Acupuncture in Quality of Life, Pain, Stiffness, Difficulty to Work and Depression of Women with Fibromyalgia: A Randomized Controlled Trial.Garrido-Ardila EM; Gonzalez-Lopez-Arza MV; Jimenez-Palomares M; Garcia-Nogales A; Rodriguez-Mansilla J2021 Aug 24
Secondary Outcomes from a Randomized Controlled Trial of Yoga for Veterans with Chronic Low-Back Pain.Groessl EJ; Liu L; Schmalzl L; Chang DG; McCarthy A; Chun WI; Sinclair C; Bormann JE2020 Jan 1
Effects of Taichi exercise on knee and ankle proprioception among individuals with knee osteoarthritis.Hu X; Lai Z; Wang L2020 Apr-Jun
Can Yoga or Physical Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain Improve Depression and Anxiety Among Adults From a Racially Diverse, Low-Income Community? A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial.Joyce C; Roseen EJ; Keysor JJ; Gross KD; Culpepper L; Saper RB2021 Jun
The effectiveness of pulsed ultrasound treatment on pain, function, synovial sac thickness and femoral cartilage thickness in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized, double-blind clinical, controlled study.Karakas A; Dilek B; Sahin MA; Ellidokuz H; Senocak O2020 Dec
Evaluation of the Therapeutic Effect of Low Level Laser in Controlling Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.Kholoosy L; Elyaspour D; Akhgari MR; Razzaghi Z; Khodamardi Z; Bayat M2020 Spring
Shiatsu for chronic lower back pain: Randomized controlled study.Kobayashi D; Shimbo T; Hayashi H; Takahashi O2019 Aug
Superficial Needling Acupuncture vs Sham Acupuncture for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial.Lam WC; Au KY; Qin Z; Wu FM; Chong CO; Jiang F; He Y; Ng BFL; Yeung WF; Lao L; Chen H2021 Oct
A randomized controlled trial investigating effects of an individualized pedometer driven walking program on chronic low back pain.Lang AE; Hendrick PA; Clay L; Mondal P; Trask CM; Bath B; Penz ED; Stewart SA; Baxter GD; Hurley DA; McDonough SM; Milosavljevic S2021 Feb 19
Effect of hand-ear acupuncture on chronic low-back pain: a randomized controlled trial.Luo Y; Yang M; Liu T; Zhong X; Tang W; Guo M; Hu Y2019 Aug
Changes in Pain Self-Efficacy, Coping Skills, and Fear-Avoidance Beliefs in a Randomized Controlled Trial of Yoga, Physical Therapy, and Education for Chronic Low Back Pain.Marshall A; Joyce CT; Tseng B; Gerlovin H; Yeh GY; Sherman KJ; Saper RB; Roseen EJ2022 Apr 8
Effect of cognitive behavioural therapy on sleep and opioid medication use in adults with fibromyalgia and insomnia.McCrae CS; Curtis AF; Miller MB; Nair N; Rathinakumar H; Davenport M; Berry JR; McGovney K; Staud R; Berry R; Robinson M2020 Dec
Effect of High-Intensity Strength Training on Knee Pain and Knee Joint Compressive Forces Among Adults With Knee Osteoarthritis: The START Randomized Clinical Trial.Messier SP; Mihalko SL; Beavers DP; Nicklas BJ; DeVita P; Carr JJ; Hunter DJ; Lyles M; Guermazi A; Bennell KL; Loeser RF2021 Feb 16
Yoga, Eurythmy Therapy and Standard Physiotherapy (YES-Trial) for Patients With Chronic Non-specific Low Back Pain: A Three-Armed Randomized Controlled Trial.Michalsen A; Jeitler M; Kessler CS; Steckhan N; Robens S; Ostermann T; Kandil FI; Stankewitz J; Berger B; Jung S; Kroz M; Bussing A2021 Oct
Effects of progressive aquatic resistance training on symptoms and quality of life in women with knee osteoarthritis: A secondary analysis.Munukka M; Waller B; Hakkinen A; Nieminen MT; Lammentausta E; Kujala UM; Paloneva J; Kautiainen H; Kiviranta I; Heinonen A2020 Jun
Effectiveness of Hatha Yoga Versus Conventional Therapeutic Exercises for Chronic Nonspecific Low-Back Pain.Neyaz O; Sumila L; Nanda S; Wadhwa S2019 Sep
Influence of multidisciplinary therapeutic approach on fibromyalgia patients.Patru S; Padureanu R; Dumitrescu F; Padureanu V; Radulescu D; Dragoi D; Matei D2021 May
Effects of aromatherapy massage on pain, functional state, and quality of life in an elderly individual with knee osteoarthritis.Pehlivan S; Karadakovan A2019 Oct
A randomized controlled efficacy trial of mindfulness-based stress reduction compared with an active control group and usual care for fibromyalgia: the EUDAIMON study.Perez-Aranda A; Feliu-Soler A; Montero-Marin J; Garcia-Campayo J; Andres-Rodriguez L; Borras X; Rozadilla-Sacanell A; Penarrubia-Maria MT; Angarita-Osorio N; McCracken LM; Luciano JV2019 Nov
Effect of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) on knee pain and physical function in patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: the ETRELKA randomized clinical trial.Reichenbach S; Juni P; Hincapie CA; Schneider C; Meli DN; Schurch R; Streit S; Lucas C; Mebes C; Rutjes AWS; da Costa BR2022 Mar
Aquatic Cycling Improves Knee Pain and Physical Functioning in Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial.Rewald S; Lenssen AFT; Emans PJ; de Bie RA; van Breukelen G; Mesters I2020 Aug
Yoga, Physical Therapy, and Back Pain Education for Sleep Quality in Low-Income Racially Diverse Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain: a Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial.Roseen EJ; Gerlovin H; Femia A; Cho J; Bertisch S; Redline S; Sherman KJ; Saper R2020 Jan
The impact of modified exercise and relaxation therapy on chronic lower back pain in office workers: a randomized clinical trial.Shariat A; Alizadeh R; Moradi V; Afsharnia E; Hakakzadeh A; Ansari NN; Ingle L; Shaw BS; Shaw I2019 Oct
Rumination-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.Soleymani A; Masjedi Arani A; Raeissadat SA; Davazdahemami MH2020
Effect of Spinal Manipulative and Mobilization Therapies in Young Adults With Mild to Moderate Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial.Thomas JS; Clark BC; Russ DW; France CR; Ploutz-Snyder R; Corcos DM2020 Aug 3
Follow-up of a Wuqinxi exercise at home programme to reduce pain and improve function for knee osteoarthritis in older people: a randomised controlled trial.Xiao CM; Li JJ; Kang Y; Zhuang YC2021 Feb 26
The effect of Wuqinxi exercises on the balance function and subjective quality of life in elderly, female knee osteoarthritis patients.Xiao Z; Li G2021
Does transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation affect pain, neuropathic pain, and sympathetic skin responses in the treatment of chronic low back pain? A randomized, placebo-controlled study.Yaksi E; Ketenci A; Baslo MB; Orhan EK2021 Apr 1
Pilates-based core exercise improves health-related quality of life in people living with chronic low back pain: A pilot study.Yang CY; Tsai YA; Wu PK; Ho SY; Chou CY; Huang SF2021 Jul
Effects of a Movement-Based MindBody Intervention in Managing Symptoms in Older Adults with Osteoarthritis: Gender, Age, and Living Arrangement DifferencesPark, Juyoung; Herron, Carson2021

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