Dudoniene (2013) is aqua therapy more effective than land physiotherapy in conservative treatment of lumbar disc herniation? (ECEBAT)
• Physical therapy often plays a major role in conservative treatment of herniated lumbar disc.
• The scientific literature says that both methods, aqua and traditional land therapies, statistically significant relieve pain, and improve quality of life (Dundar et al., 2009; Bressel et al., 2011).
• It is still unclear which of these methods is more effective.
To determine which physiotherapy technique, land or aqua, is more effective in conservative treatment of lumbar disc herniation.
Study design – Clinical trial.