Last month we summarised the review by Hayden et al. The review concluded that Pilates, McKenzie therapy, functional restoration and core strengthening exercise therapies were more effective than other types of exercise therapy for reducing pain intensity and functional limitations. Nevertheless, people with chronic low back pain should be encouraged to perform the exercise that they enjoy in order to promote adherence.
Some suggestions for applying this evidence into practice are this infographic.
Hayden JA, et al. Some types of exercise are more effective than others in people with chronic low back pain: a network meta-analysis. J Physiother 2021;67(4):252-62