Cognitive and Mind-Body Therapies for Chronic Low Back Pain and Neck Pain

Effectiveness and Value

Published in: JAMA Internal Medicine. Volume 178, Number 4 (April 2018), Pages 556-557. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.0113

by Daniel C. Cherkin, Patricia M. Herman

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The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) recently released a report, Cognitive and Mind-Body Therapies for Chronic Low Back and Neck Pain: Effectiveness and Value. ICER evaluates medical evidence, estimates cost-effectiveness, and convenes public deliberative bodies to help stakeholders interpret and apply their findings to improve patient outcomes and control costs.

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