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Table 4 Prescription of non-pharmacological treatments, n/N (%)

From: Diagnosis and management of lumbar spinal stenosis in primary care in France: a survey of general practitioners

  Always 1st line 2nd line Last-line Never
Lumbar brace 11/83 (13.3) 23/83 (27.7) 30/83 (36.1) 4/83 (4.8) 18/83 (21.7)
Physiotherapy 27/82 (32.9) 48/82 (58.5) 9/82 (11.0) 2/82 (2.4) 5/82 (6.1)
Balneotherapy 10/83 (12.0) 15/83 (18.1) 43/83 (51.8) 3/83 (3.6) 16/83 (19.3)
Spa therapy 0/80 (0.0) 3/80 (3.8) 22/80 (27.5) 19/80 (23.8) 36/80 (45.0)
Cycling 12/79 (15.2) 22/79 (27.8) 9/79 (11.4) 1/79 (1.3) 42/79 (53.2)
Physical activity 43/85 (50.6) 31/85 (36.5) 9/85 (10.6) 2/85 (2.4) 8/85 (9.4)
Home-based exercises 21/79 (26.6) 19/79 (24.1) 7/79 (8.9) 0/79 (0.0) 32/79 (40.5)