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In order to understand outcome assessment in therapy for low back pain, there are several concepts that need review. First of all, what is the definition of a “meaningful change?” Is the change in symptoms that is reported a statistic alone (usually interpreted as the minimal detectable change) or a clinical change one that is most likely to be impactful on the patient’s life? These may include physical examination findings and scales that assess patient function.

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