Chiropractic Care Enhances Standard Management for Low Back Pain

Another milestone for chiropractic profession as another report adds to the growing body of research to suggest the efficacy and safety of chiropractic care!

Key points:

– Chiropractic care added to standard medical management of lower back pain (LBP) showed a reduction in patient reported pain and disability and improvement in satisfaction scores compared to standard treatment alone.

– American College of Physicians are recommending the inclusion of spinal manipulation as one of the first-line therapy for acute and chronic lower-back pain.

– Daniel C. Cherkin, MA, PhD, from Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle, Washington, suggests that the findings are “unlikely to be spurious”, given the trial’s large sample size, approximately 90% follow-up rates, and strong analytic methods.

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