A Randomized Controlled Trial of Chiropractic Compared to Physical Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain in Community Dwelling Geriatric Patients

@inproceedings{Enix2015ARC,
  title={A Randomized Controlled Trial of Chiropractic Compared to Physical Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain in Community Dwelling Geriatric Patients},
  author={Dennis E. Enix and Kasey Sudkamp and Theodore K. Malmstrom},
  year={2015}
}
Background: Chronic low back pain is the most frequently reported musculoskeletal condition in the elderly, affecting up to 50% of this age cohort. It is a leading falls related comorbidity and robust predictor of morbidity among the elderly. Methods: This analysis of a randomized controlled trial evaluated the use of either chiropractic care (CC) or physical therapy (PT) as a treatment for geriatric patients with balance problems and with or without chronic low back pain. Of the one hundred… CONTINUE READING

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