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Table 1 Number of studies in UK evidence report and current review – Musculoskeletal conditions, headache disorders, fibromyalgia

From: Clinical effectiveness of manual therapy for the management of musculoskeletal and non-musculoskeletal conditions: systematic review and update of UK evidence report

Condition UK evidence report Current review (additional studies)
  Systematic reviews RCTs Systematic reviews RCTs Other primary study types
Conditions/Interventions with inconclusive or negative evidence in the UK evidence report
Musculoskeletal      
Sciatica/radiating leg pain 3 Details of RCTs in reviews not listed   2 & 1 ongoing  
Neck pain (cervical manipulation/mobilisation only) Unclear Unclear   7  
Non-specific mid back pain 0 7 [not all thoracic back pain] 1 1 ongoing  
Coccydynia 0 1    
Ankle and foot conditions 2 16 3 6 & 1 ongoing  
Carpal tunnel syndrome 4 2 4 3  
Lateral epicondylitis 3 11 8 9 & 1 ongoing 2 controlled clinical trials & 1 cohort
Temporo-mandibular disorders 2 5 1 ongoing 5  
Shoulder conditions 2 6 15 12  
Headache disorders and fibromyalgia      
Cervicogenic headache 4 7 2 2  
Tension-type headache 5 12 1 4  
Miscellaneous headache 1 1 2 2  
Fibromyalgia 3 8 3 2