DOI: 10.5935/2595-0118.20180006
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Abstract: BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Low back pain is defined as a painful disorder located between the first and the fifth lumbar vertebra, and it is considered to be an important public health problem. In Brazil, approximately 10 million people are disabled as a result of this condition. The objective this study was to assess the effects of the Pilates method on the treatment of chronic low back pain. METHODS: The present study is based on a randomized, controlled clinical trial involving 16 individuals, aged 30-60 ye…

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