Patients using a digital telehealth treatment for nonspecific low back pain report significantly stronger pain reduction, as well as better outcomes, compared to their peers receiving the standard of care, in a recent study.

The cluster-randomized study, published in the Journal of Pain Research, compared patients using traditional treatment methods to those using a digital program called Rise-uP, which combined electronic case reports, a telehealth consultation aspect, a treatment algorithm for guideline-based clinical decision-making and digital health company Kaia’s app.

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