Table 4

The number of patients who had sought additional consultations or treatments from external care providers for their current back problem at 10-weeks (post-treatment) and at one-year follow-up

Post-treatment

One-year follow-up



Rest

Exercise

All

Rest

Exercise

All


GP

4 (9%)

5 (13%)

9 (11%)

15 (32%)

14 (30%)

29 (31%)

Specialist doctor

0 (0%)

2 (5%)

2 (2%)

6 (13%)

5 (11%)

11 (12%)

Chiropractor

2 (5%)

5 (13%)

7 (8%)

12 (26%)

11 (24%)

23 (25%)

Physiotherapist

2 (5%)

1 (3%)

3 (4%)

14 (30%)

10 (22%)

24 (26%)

Other

4 (9%)

1 (3%)

5 (6%)

9 (19%)

2 (4%)

11 (12%)


GP, general practitioner.

Jensen et al. BMC Medicine 2012 10:22   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-22

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