Spine J 2014 Aug 1;14(8):1712-21. Epub 2013 Nov 1.
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital "San Agustín", Avenida de San Cristóbal, s/n, Linares, 23700 Jaén, Spain; University of Jaén, Campus de las Lagunillas, s/n, 23071 Jaén, Spain.
Background Context: Although the use of deep heat therapy is widespread, there is scant literature available on its effectiveness in treating back or neck pain.
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of microwave diathermy to treat nonspecific chronic neck pain.
Design: The study was designed as a double-blind, randomized controlled trial. Read More