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Efficacy, Safety, and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Adjuvant Herbal Medicine Treatment, Palmijihwang-Hwan, For Chronic Low Back Pain: A Study Protocol for Randomized, Controlled, Assessor-Blinded, Multicenter Clinical Trial

Low back pain is a common symptom and continuous or recurrent pain results in chronic low back pain (CLBP). While many patients with CLBP have tried various treatments, complementary and alternative medicine including acupuncture and herbal medicine is one of the commonly used treatments. Palmijihwang-hwan is a herbal medicine used frequently in clinical practice but there has been no report of the efficacy, safety, or cost-effectiveness analysis of Palmijihwang-hwan for CLBP. Read more here.